U.S. Senate delegation from Washington

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

CongressLogo.png

United States Senate Delegations by State

Alabama • Alaska • Arizona • Arkansas • California • Colorado • Connecticut • Delaware • Florida • Georgia • Hawaii • Idaho • Illinois • Indiana • Iowa • Kansas • Kentucky • Louisiana • Maine • Maryland • Massachusetts • Michigan • Minnesota • Mississippi • Missouri • Montana • Nebraska • Nevada • New Hampshire • New Jersey • New Mexico • New York • North Carolina • North Dakota • Ohio • Oklahoma • Oregon • Pennsylvania • Rhode Island • South Carolina • South Dakota • Tennessee • Texas • Utah • Vermont • Virginia • Washington • West Virginia • Wisconsin • Wyoming
This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Washington.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Washington are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Maria Cantwell
Maria Cantwell.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Washington 2001January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Patty Murray
Patty Murray.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Washington 1993January 3, 2017November 2016Link

Election history

For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators

Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.

2012

U.S. Senate, Washington, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaria Cantwell Incumbent 60.5% 1,855,493
     Republican Michael Baumgartner 39.5% 1,213,924
Total Votes 3,069,417
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Maria Cantwell won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated Mike McGavick (R), Robin Adair (I), Bruce Guthrie (L) and Aaron Dixon (G) in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, Washington General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaria Cantwell incumbent 56.9% 1,184,659
     Republican Mike McGavick 39.9% 832,106
     Independent Robin Adair 0.8% 16,384
     Libertarian Bruce Guthrie 1.4% 29,331
     Green Aaron Dixon 1% 21,254
Total Votes 2,083,734

2000
On November 7, 2000, Maria Cantwell won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Slade Gorton (R) and Jeff Jared (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Washington General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaria Cantwell 48.7% 1,199,437
     Republican Slade Gorton 48.6% 1,197,208
     Libertarian Jeff Jared 2.6% 64,734
Total Votes 2,461,379

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Patty Murray won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated Dino Rossi (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Washington General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatty Murray incumbent 52.4% 1,314,930
     Republican Dino Rossi 47.6% 1,196,164
Total Votes 2,511,094

2004
On November 2, 2004, Patty Murray won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated George R. Nethercutt Jr. (R), J. Mills (L) and Mark B. Wilson (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Washington General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatty Murray incumbent 54.9% 1,546,708
     Republican George R. Nethercutt Jr 42.8% 1,204,584
     Libertarian J. Mills 1.2% 34,055
     Green Mark B. Wilson 1.1% 30,304
Total Votes 2,815,651

1998
On November 3, 1998, Patty Murray won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated Linda Smith (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Washington General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatty Murray incumbent 58.4% 1,103,184
     Republican Linda Smith 41.6% 785,377
Total Votes 1,888,561

1992
On November 3, 1992, Patty Murray won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Rod Chandler (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Washington General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatty Murray 54% 1,197,973
     Republican Rod Chandler 46% 1,020,829
Total Votes 2,218,802

Historical members

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Washington.

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Washington
Party Total
     Democratic 11
     Republican 13
Total Senators 24
Class 1 Senators from Washington
Senator Years Served Party
John B. Allen 1889-1893 Republican
John L. Wilson 1895-1899 Republican
Addison G. Foster 1899-1905 Republican
Samuel H. Piles 1905-1911 Republican
Miles Poindexter 1911-1923 Republican
Clarence C. Dill 1923-1935 Democratic
Lewis B. Schwellenbach 1935-1940 Democratic
Monrad C. Wallgren 1940-1945 Democratic
Hugh B. Mitchell 1945-1946 Democratic
Harry P. Cain 1946-1953 Republican
Henry M. Jackson 1953-1983 Democratic
Daniel J. Evans 1983-1989 Republican
T. Slade Gorton 1989-2001 Republican
Maria Cantwell 2001-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Washington
Senator Years Served Party
Watson C. Squire 1889-1897 Republican
George Turner 1897-1903 Democratic
Levi Ankeny 1903-1909 Republican
Wesley L. Jones 1909-1932 Republican
Elijah S. Grammer 1932-1933 Republican
Homer T. Bone 1933-1944 Democratic
Warren G. Magnuson 1944-1981 Democratic
T. Slade Gorton 1981-1987 Republican
Brockman Adams 1987-1993 Democratic
Patty Murray 1993-Present Democratic

See also

References