Washington's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Washington's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Derek Kilmer Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Derek Kilmer Democratic Party
Kilmer derek.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

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The 6th Congressional District of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
May 16, 2014
August 5, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Washington has a top-two primary system, in which the top two vote-getters, regardless of party, go on to the general election.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Washington elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Derek Kilmer (D), who was first elected in 2012.

Washington's 6th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Grays Harbor, Mason, Thurston, Kitsap, Jefferson and Cialiam counties.[3]


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August 5, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic candidates

Republican Party Republican candidates

Independent Third party candidates

Campaign contributions

Derek Kilmer

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Kilmer's reports.[6]

Derek Kilmer (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 25, 2013$166,934.15$268,943.16$(32,859.32)$403,017.99
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2013$403,017.99$285,481.34$(56,679.93)$631,819.40
October Quarterly[9]October 14, 2013$631,819.40$259,407.79$(72,878.26)$818,348.93
Year-end[10]January 31, 2014$818,348$209,364$(46,654)$981,058
April Quarterly[11]April 15, 2014$981,058.56$288,054.00$(59,448.31)$1,209,664.25
Running totals

District history


The 6th Congressional District of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Derek Kilmer won the election in the district.[12]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDerek Kilmer 59% 186,661
     Republican Bill Driscoll 41% 129,725
Total Votes 316,386
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Norm Dicks won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Doug Cloud (R).[13]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Washington, Congressional District 6, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman D. Dicks Incumbent 58% 151,873
     Republican Doug Cloud 42% 109,800
Total Votes 261,673

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