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Washington's 4th Congressional District

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Washington's 4th congressional district
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 district previously covered the counties of Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Grant, Yakima, Franklin, Benton, Klickitat, and parts of Adams and Skamania counties. The district was dominated by the Yakima and Tri-Cities areas.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Doc Hastings (R).

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.[2]

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.[3]

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.[4]

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.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

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.[8]

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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