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Washington's 4th Congressional District

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Washington's 4th Congressional District
Washington District 4 Map.PNG
Current incumbentDoc Hastings Republican Party
Population690,421
Gender50.4% Male, 49.6% Female
Race72.3% White, 1% Black, 2% Asian, 2.1% Native American
Ethnicity36.8% Hispanic
Unemployment9.8%
Median household income$47,594
High school graduation rate78%
College graduation rate20.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district encompassing a large area of central Washington.

Washington's 4th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Okanogan, Douglas, Grant, Adams, Franklin, Benton and Yakima counties.[1]

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Doc Hastings (R).

Hastings announced on February 13, 2014, that he will not seek re-election in 2014.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 4th Congressional District of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th Congressional District of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Doc Hastings won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings Incumbent 66.2% 154,749
     Democratic Mary Baechler 33.8% 78,940
Total Votes 233,689
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Doc Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jay Clough (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings incumbent 67.6% 156,726
     Democratic Jay Clough 32.4% 74,973
Total Votes 231,699

2008
On November 4, 2008, Doc Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated George Fearing (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings incumbent 63.1% 169,940
     Democratic George Fearing 36.9% 99,430
Total Votes 269,370

2006
On November 7, 2006, Doc Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Wright (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings incumbent 59.9% 115,246
     Democratic Richard Wright 40.1% 77,054
Total Votes 192,300

2004
On November 2, 2004, Doc Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sandy Matheson (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings incumbent 62.6% 154,627
     Democratic Sandy Matheson 37.4% 92,486
Total Votes 247,113

2002
On November 5, 2002, Doc Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Craig Mason (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings incumbent 66.9% 108,257
     Democratic Craig Mason 33.1% 53,572
Total Votes 161,829

2000
On November 7, 2000, Doc Hastings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Davis (D) and Fred D. Krauss (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Washington District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoc Hastings incumbent 60.9% 143,259
     Democratic Jim Davis 37.3% 87,585
     Libertarian Fred D. Krauss 1.8% 4,260
Total Votes 235,104

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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