Washington's 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district encompassing the northern portion of western Washington.

Washington's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes San Juan, Island, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.[1]

The district previously included the vicinity of the King/Snohomish county line to the Canadian border, including the San Juan Islands.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Rick Larsen (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Washington's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Rick Larsen won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen Incumbent 61.1% 184,826
     Republican Dan Matthews 38.9% 117,465
Total Votes 302,291
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Rick Larsen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Koster (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen incumbent 51.1% 155,241
     Republican John Koster 48.9% 148,722
Total Votes 303,963

2008
On November 4, 2008, Rick Larsen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rick Bart (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen incumbent 62.4% 217,416
     Republican Rick Bart 37.6% 131,051
Total Votes 348,467

2006
On November 7, 2006, Rick Larsen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Roulstone (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen incumbent 64.2% 157,064
     Republican Doug Roulstone 35.8% 87,730
Total Votes 244,794

2004
On November 2, 2004, Rick Larsen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Suzanne Sinclair (R) and Bruce Guthrie (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen incumbent 63.9% 202,383
     Republican Suzanne Sinclair 33.6% 106,333
     Libertarian Bruce Guthrie 2.5% 7,966
Total Votes 316,682

2002
On November 5, 2002, Rick Larsen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Norma Smith (R), Bruce Guthrie (L) and Bernard Patrick "Bern" Haggerty (G) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen incumbent 50.1% 101,219
     Republican Norma Smith 45.8% 92,528
     Libertarian Bruce Guthrie 2.1% 4,326
     Green Bernard Patrick "Bern" Haggerty 2% 4,077
Total Votes 202,150

2000
On November 7, 2000, Rick Larsen won election to the United States House. He defeated John Koster (R), Stuart Andrews (L) and Glen S. Johnson (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen 50% 146,617
     Republican John Koster 45.9% 134,660
     Libertarian Stuart Andrews 2.6% 7,672
     Natural Law Glen S. Johnson 1.4% 4,231
Total Votes 293,180

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd 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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