Clint Didier

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Clint Didier
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Washington, District 4
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 5, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sPortland State University
Associate'sColumbia Basin Junior College
ProfessionRancher, former NFL player
Campaign website
Clint Didier is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Washington.[1][2]

He was a 2012 Republican candidate for Washington Commissioner of Public Lands in the 2012 elections. He was defeated by incumbent Peter Goldmark (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Didier is a rancher and former NFL player.



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

Didier is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Washington's 4th District.[1] The primary election will be held August 5, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.


See also: Washington down ballot state executive elections, 2012

Didier ran unsuccessfully for Washington Commissioner of Public Lands in 2012. He faced incumbent Peter Goldmark (D) and Stephen Sharon (No party preference) in the blanket primary on August 7.[4] Didier and Goldmark advanced to the general election.[5] The night after the polls closed, on November 7, 2012, incumbent Peter Goldmark (D) was declared the race's winner.[6]

Washington Commissioner of Public Lands General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Goldmark Incumbent 58.7% 1,692,083
     Republican Clint Didier 41.3% 1,188,411
Total Votes 2,880,494
Election Results via Washington Secretary of State.

Washington Commissioner of Public Lands, Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter J. Goldmark 51.9% 683,448
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngClint Didier 41.1% 540,907
     No Party Preference Stephen A. Sharon 7.1% 92,993
Total Votes 1,317,348
Election Results Via: Washington Secretary of State

Didier is a favorite of the Tea Party. Regarding the office he stated, "This is way too important to be mismanaged. These lands are not being managed in a husband-like manner. We are not producing optimum revenues for school systems."[7]



Didier has been endorsed by FreedomWorks.[8]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Didier's reports.[9]

Clint Didier (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$0.00$132,961.00$(34,774.82)$98,186.18
Running totals


Didier lost the election to the position of Washington Commissioner of Public Lands in 2012. During that election cycle, Didier raised a total of $193,909.

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