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Washington's 1st congressional district
Washington's 1st District Map.PNG
Current incumbentSuzan DelBene Democratic Party
Population686,848
Gender50.2% Male, 49.8% Female
Race82.6% White, 1.1% Black, 1.04% Native American, 9% Asian
Ethnicity8.1% Hispanic
Unemployment8.9%
Median household income$77,382
High school graduation rate92.6%
College graduation rate38.8%
Washington's 1st Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes Whatcom, Skagit and Snohomish counties and part of King county.[1]

The district previously encompassed the bulk of King, Snohomish, Skagit, and Whatcom counties.[2] It included Snoqualmie and North Bend in the south, the Eastside cities of Redmond, Kirkland and Bothell, up through Lake Stevens and Granite Falls to Mount Vernon, Ferndale and Lyndon. It also extended into the Cascade Mountains, including Monroe and Sultan.[3]

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Suzan DelBene (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 1st congressional district elections, 2014

The 1st congressional district of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Suzan DelBene won the election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSuzan DelBene 53.9% 177,025
     Republican John Koster 46.1% 151,187
Total Votes 328,212
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jay Inslee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Watkins (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee incumbent 57.7% 172,642
     Republican James Watkins 42.3% 126,737
Total Votes 299,379

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jay Inslee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Larry Ishmael (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee incumbent 67.8% 233,780
     Republican Larry Ishmael 32.2% 111,240
Total Votes 345,020

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jay Inslee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Larry Ishmael (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee incumbent 67.7% 163,832
     Republican Larry Ishmael 32.3% 78,105
Total Votes 241,937

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jay Inslee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Randy Eastwood (R) and Charles Moore (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee incumbent 62.3% 204,121
     Republican Randy Eastwood 36% 117,850
     Libertarian Charles Moore 1.8% 5,798
Total Votes 327,769

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jay Inslee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Marine (R) and Mark B. Wilson (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee incumbent 55.6% 114,087
     Republican Joe Marine 41.3% 84,696
     Libertarian Mark B. Wilson 3% 6,251
Total Votes 205,034

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jay Inslee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan McDonald (R) and Bruce Newman (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Washington District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee incumbent 54.6% 155,820
     Republican Dan McDonald 42.6% 121,823
     Libertarian Bruce Newman 2.8% 7,993
Total Votes 285,636

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st 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.

Washington gained a congressional seat following the 2010 Census. The newly redrawn 1st district runs from Redmond to Canada, encompassing the bulk of King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.[2]

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