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Washington's 10th Congressional District

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The 10th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district newly created by the redistricting as a result of the 2010 United States Census. Its first-ever member of the United States House of Representatives was elected during the 2012 elections.

Washington's 10th Congressional District is located in the west central portion of the state and includes portions of Thurston, Pierce, King and Mason counties.[1]

The current representative of the 10th congressional district is Denny Heck (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Washington's 10th congressional district elections, 2012

The 10th congressional district of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Denny Heck won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDenny Heck 58.6% 163,036
     Republican Richard Muri 41.4% 115,381
Total Votes 278,417
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Redistricting

In 2011, the Washington State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. The 10th congressional district will be newly created by the 2010 United States Census, and will elect a member of the United States House of Representatives beginning with the 2012 elections.

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