Washington's 6th Congressional District

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Washington's 6th congressional district
Current incumbentDerek Kilmer Democratic Party
Population674,679
Gender50.2% Male, 49.8% Female
Race81.3% White, 3.7% Black, 4.5% Asian, 2.3% Native American
Ethnicity6.7% Hispanic
Unemployment12.9%
Median household income$51,982
High school graduation rate92%
College graduation rate27.2%
The 6th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district in Washington.

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.[1]

The district previously encompassed the Olympic Peninsula, most of the Kitsap Peninsula, and most of the city of Tacoma.

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Derek Kilmer (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 6th congressional district elections, 2014

The 6th congressional district of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

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.[2]

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"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Norm Dicks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Cloud (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Norm Dicks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Cloud (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman D. Dicks incumbent 66.9% 205,991
     Republican Doug Cloud 33.1% 102,081
Total Votes 308,072

2006
On November 7, 2006, Norm Dicks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Cloud (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman D. Dicks incumbent 70.6% 158,202
     Republican Doug Cloud 29.4% 65,883
Total Votes 224,085

2004
On November 2, 2004, Norm Dicks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Cloud (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman D. Dicks incumbent 69% 202,919
     Republican Doug Cloud 31% 91,228
Total Votes 294,147

2002
On November 5, 2002, Norm Dicks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Lawrence (R) and John A. Bennett (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman D. Dicks incumbent 64.2% 126,116
     Republican Bob Lawrence 31.3% 61,584
     Libertarian John A. Bennett 4.5% 8,744
Total Votes 196,444

2000
On November 7, 2000, Norm Dicks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Lawrence (R) and John A. Bennett (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman D. Dicks incumbent 64.7% 164,853
     Republican Bob Lawrence 31.1% 79,215
     Libertarian John A. Bennett 4.2% 10,645
Total Votes 254,713

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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