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Washington's 8th Congressional District

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Washington's 8th Congressional District
Washington 8th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentDave Reichert Republican Party
Population681,117
Gender49.5% Male, 50.5% Female
Race82.2% White, 2.4% Black, 6.8% Asian
Ethnicity9.2% Hispanic
Unemployment9.2%
Median household income$67,046
High school graduation rate91.6%
College graduation rate30.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 8th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district in Washington.

Washington's 8th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Pierce, King, Kittitas and Chelan counties.[1]

The current representative of the 8th Congressional District is Dave Reichert (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 8th Congressional District of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 8th Congressional District of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Dave Reichert won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Reichert Incumbent 59.7% 180,204
     Democratic Karen Porterfield 40.3% 121,886
Total Votes 302,090
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Dave Reichert won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Suzan DelBene (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Reichert incumbent 52.1% 161,296
     Democratic Suzan DelBene 47.9% 148,581
Total Votes 309,877

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dave Reichert won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Darcy Burner (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Reichert incumbent 52.8% 191,568
     Democratic Darcy Burner 47.2% 171,358
Total Votes 362,926

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dave Reichert won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Darcy Burner (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 8 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Reichert incumbent 51.5% 129,362
     Democratic Darcy Burner 48.5% 122,021
Total Votes 251,383

2004
On November 2, 2004, Dave Reichert won election to the United States House. He defeated Dave Ross (D) and Spencer Garrett (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Reichert 51.5% 173,298
     Democratic Dave Ross 46.7% 157,148
     Libertarian Spencer Garrett 1.8% 6,053
Total Votes 336,499

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jennifer Dunn won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Heidi Behrens-Benedict (D) and Mark A. Taff (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Dunn incumbent 59.8% 121,633
     Democratic Heidi Behrens-Benedict 37.3% 75,931
     Libertarian Mark A. Taff 2.8% 5,771
Total Votes 203,335

2000
On November 5, 2002, Jennifer Dunn won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Heidi Behrens-Benedict (D) and Bernard McIlroy (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Dunn incumbent 62.2% 183,255
     Democratic Heidi Behrens-Benedict 35.6% 104,944
     Libertarian Bernard McIlroy 2.1% 6,269
Total Votes 294,468

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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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