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Washington's 5th Congressional District
Washington 5th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentCathy McMorris Rodgers Republican Party
Population676,030
Gender49.7% Male, 50.3% Female
Race88.9% White, 1.8% Black, 2.1% Asian, 1.8% Native American
Ethnicity5.8% Hispanic
Unemployment10.9%
Median household income$45,714
High school graduation rate92.3%
College graduation rate28.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 5th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district encompassing the eastern portion of Washington.

Washington's 5th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Pend Orelle, Stevens, Ferry, Lincoln, Spokane, Whitman, Asotin, Garfield, Whitman, Columbia and Walla Walla counties.[1]

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 5th Congressional District of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 5th Congressional District of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCathy McMorris Rodgers Incumbent 61.9% 191,066
     Democratic Rich Cowan 38.1% 117,512
Total Votes 308,578
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Cathy McMorris Rodgers won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Daryl Romeyn (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCathy McMorris Rodgers incumbent 67.6% 156,726
     Democratic Daryl Romeyn 32.4% 74,973
Total Votes 231,699

2008
On November 4, 2008, Cathy McMorris Rodgers won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mark Mays (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCathy McMorris Rodgers incumbent 65.3% 211,305
     Democratic Mark Mays 34.7% 112,382
Total Votes 323,687

2006
On November 7, 2006, Cathy McMorris won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Peter J. Goldmark (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCathy McMorris incumbent 56.4% 134,967
     Democratic Peter J. Goldmark 43.6% 104,357
Total Votes 239,324

2004
On November 2, 2004, Cathy McMorris won election to the United States House. She defeated Don Barbieri (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCathy McMorris 59.7% 179,600
     Democratic Don Barbieri 40.3% 121,333
Total Votes 300,933

2002
On November 5, 2002, George R. Nethercutt, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bart Haggin (D) and Rob Chase (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge R. Nethercutt, Jr. incumbent 62.7% 126,757
     Democratic Bart Haggin 32.2% 65,146
     Libertarian Rob Chase 5.1% 10,379
Total Votes 202,282

2000
On November 7, 2000, George R. Nethercutt, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Keefe (D) and Greg Holmes (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge R. Nethercutt, Jr. incumbent 57.3% 144,038
     Democratic Tom Keefe 38.9% 97,703
     Libertarian Greg Holmes 3.8% 9,473
Total Votes 251,214

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th Congressional District of Washington after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Washington

In 2011, the Washington State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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