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Washington's 3rd congressional district
Current incumbentJaime Herrera Beutler Republican Party
Population680,915
Gender49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race87.8% White, 1.4% Black, 3.2% Asian, 1% Native American
Ethnicity8% Hispanic
Unemployment12.3%
Median household income$51,366
High school graduation rate89.5%
College graduation rate23.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district encompassing the southernmost portion of western Washington.

Washington's 3rd Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Pacific, Wahklakum, Lewis, Thurston, Cowlltz, Clark, Skamania and Klickltat counties.[1]

The district previously included an area from from Olympia south to the Columbia River. It included the counties of Lewis, Pacific, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, and Clark, and the majority of Thurston and Skamania counties.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Jaime Herrera Beutler (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd congressional district of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJaime Herrera Beutler Incumbent 60.4% 177,446
     Democratic Jon T. Haugen 39.6% 116,438
Total Votes 293,884
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jaime Herrera won election to the United States House. She defeated Denny Heck (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJaime Herrera 53% 152,799
     Democratic Denny Heck 47% 135,654
Total Votes 288,453

2008
On November 4, 2008, Brian Baird won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Delavar (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Baird incumbent 64% 216,701
     Republican Michael Delavar 36% 121,828
Total Votes 338,529

2006
On November 7, 2006, Brian Baird won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Messmore (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Baird incumbent 63.1% 147,065
     Republican Michael Messmore 36.9% 85,915
Total Votes 232,980

2004
On November 2, 2004, Brian Baird won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas A. Crowson (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Baird incumbent 61.9% 193,626
     Republican Thomas A. Crowson 38.1% 119,027
Total Votes 312,653

2002
On November 5, 2002, Brian Baird won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph Zarelli (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Baird incumbent 61.7% 119,264
     Republican Joseph Zarelli 38.3% 74,065
Total Votes 193,329

2000
On November 7, 2000, Brian Baird won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Trent R. Matson (R) and Erne Lewis (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Baird incumbent 56.4% 159,428
     Republican Trent R. Matson 40.6% 114,861
     Libertarian Erne Lewis 3% 8,375
Total Votes 282,664

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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