Washington's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012
November 6, 2012
August 7, 2012
Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline May 18, 2012. The primary elections will be held on August 7, 2012.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Jay Inslee (D), who was first elected to the House in 1992. He is not running for re-election, as he is instead a candidate in Washington's 2012 gubernatorial election.
- Darcy Burner: Former Microsoft manager, two-time congressional candidate
- Roger Goodman: Washington state representative
- Darshan Rauniyar: Businessman and activist
- Laura Ruderman: Former state representative
- Marko Liias: Washington state representative
- Note: Marko Liias has withdrawn from the race
Impact of redistricting
- See also: Redistricting in Washington
Washington gained a congressional seat following the 2010 Census. The Redistricting Commission has yet to finalize a new district map.
On November 2, 2010, Jay Inslee won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating James Watkins (R).
|U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Washington, Congressional District 1, 2010|
|Democratic||Jay Inslee Incumbent||57.7%||172,642|
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- Seattle Times "Inslee announces run for governor, with a jobs-and-business theme," Accessed December 6, 2011
- Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Darcy Burner announces candidacy for Congress," Accessed December 6, 2011
- Roll Call "Inslee Announcement Prompts More Demcoratic Interest," Accessed December 6, 2011
- Everett Herald "Stymied by redistricting, Liias scraps run for Congress," Accessed January 6, 2012
- The (Everett) Daily Herald "Hobbs looks to bring moderate voice to Congress," Accessed December 6, 2011
- North Kitsap Herald "Hughes, Poulsbo native, hopes to succeed Inslee in Congress in 2012," Accessed December 6, 2011
- Seattle PI "Watkins out, endorses Koster in the 1st," January 29, 2012
- Seattlest "Correction: There is One More Person Running in the First District," Accessed December 6, 2011
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"