Washington's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Washington's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jaime Herrera Beutler Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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

Washington is one of three states to use a blanket primary, or top-two system, which allows all candidates to run and all voters to vote but only moves the top two vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, to the general election.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Jaime Herrera Beutler (R), who was first elected in 2010.

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.[6]

Candidates

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August 5, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic candidates

District history

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.[11]

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 Beutler won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Denny Heck (D).[12]

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

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