Dan Newhouse

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Dan Newhouse
Dan Newhouse official congressional photo.jpg
U.S. House, Washington, District 4
In office
January 3, 2015 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 0
PredecessorDoc Hastings (R)
Base salary$174,000/ year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Washington Director of Agriculture
February 18, 2009 - April 1, 2013
Washington House of Representatives
Bachelor'sWashington State University, 1977
Place of birthSunnyside, Washington
Office website
Campaign website
Dan Newhouse (b. July 10, 1955, in Sunnyside, Washington) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Washington. Newhouse represents Washington's 4th Congressional District. He was first elected on November 4, 2014.


Newhouse and his wife, Carol, operate a farm producing hops, tree fruit, grapes and alfalfa.[1] His father, Irv, served in the Washington State Legislature for 34 years, and the Senate building is named after him. Newhouse was first elected to the state House in 2002 and served until he was named state Director of Agriculture in 2009. He was first appointed by Governor Christine Gregoire on February 18, 2009.[2][1]


Below is an abbreviated outline of Newhouse's academic, professional and political career:[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House


Newhouse serves on the following committees:[4]



See also: Washington's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

Newhouse won election to the U.S. House to represent Washington's 4th District.[5] Clint Didier (R) and Newhouse were the top two vote-getters in the blanket primary.[6] In a race that remained too close to call for four days past the election, Newhouse narrowly edged out Didier in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Clint Didier 49.2% 75,307
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Newhouse 50.8% 77,772
Total Votes 153,079
Source: Washington Secretary of State

U.S. House, Washington District 4, Blanket Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngClint Didier 30.4% 22,304
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Newhouse 26.6% 19,517
Estakio Beltran 11.3% 8,298
Janea Holmquist 10.5% 7,720
Tony Sandoval 6.9% 5,076
George Cicotte 6.5% 4,733
Richard Wright 3.3% 2,426
Gavin Seim 2% 1,462
Josh Ramirez 1.4% 1,033
Glen Stockwell 0.6% 434
Gordon Pross 0.2% 137
Kevin Midbust 0.2% 124
Total Votes 73,264
Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.


Dan Newhouse's June 1, 2014 ad, "Conservative Leadership."

Dan Newhouse's July 2014 ad, "Your Word."

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Newhouse's reports.[8]

Dan Newhouse (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2014$0.00$162,200$(1,624.97)$160,575.03
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Political offices
Preceded by
Doc Hastings
U.S. House of Representatives - Washington, District 4
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Washington Director of Agriculture
Succeeded by
Bud Hover
Preceded by
Washington House of Representatives
Succeeded by