Washington's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Washington's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Cathy McMorris Rodgers Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th Congressional District of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
May 16, 2014
August 5, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Washington is one of 3 states to use a blanket primary, or top-two system, which allows all candidates to run and all voters to vote but only moves the top two vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, to the general election.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by either July 7, 2014, by mail or online, or July 28, 2014, in person. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 6, 2014.[4]

See also: Washington elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R), who was first elected in 2004.

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.[5]

Candidates

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Campaign contributions

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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

Cathy McMorris Rodgers (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 26, 2013$394,516.00$151,874.00$(116,354.00)$430,036.00
July Quarterly[10]July 15, 2013$4,300,036.00$323,710.00$(154,851.00)$598,895.00
October Quarterly[11]October 9, 2013$608,981.00$326,817.00$(195,404.00)$740,394.00
Year-end[12]January 31, 2014$740,394$154,207$(276,439)$618,162
April Quarterly[13]April 14, 2014$618,162.00$382,517.00$(239,054.00)$761,625.00
Running totals
$1,339,125$(982,102)

Joe Pakootas

Joe Pakootas (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year End[14]January 31, 2014$0$9,100$(97)$9,002
Running totals
$9,100$(97)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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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.[15]

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.[16]

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

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