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Revision as of 11:25, 6 November 2013

Washington's 7th congressional district
Washington 7th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJim McDermott Democratic Party
Population683,158
Gender50% Male, 50% Female
Race76% White, 5.3% Black, 10.5% Asian, 1% Native American
Ethnicity7.3% Hispanic
Unemployment7%
Median household income$61,747
High school graduation rate93.8%
College graduation rate54.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 7th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district in Washington.

Washington's 7th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and encompasses in King county and a small portion of Snohomish county.[1]

The district previously encompassed most of Seattle, all of Vashon Island, and portions of Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Tukwila, SeaTac, and Burien.

The current representative of the 7th congressional district is Jim McDermott (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 7th congressional district elections, 2014

The 7th congressional district of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Washington's 7th congressional district elections, 2012

The 7th congressional district of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim McDermott won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott Incumbent 79.7% 298,368
     Republican Ron Bemis 20.3% 76,212
Total Votes 374,580
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim McDermott won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Jeffers-Schroder (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott incumbent 83% 232,649
     Independent Bob Jeffers-Schroder 17% 47,741
Total Votes 280,390

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim McDermott won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Beren (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott incumbent 83.7% 291,963
     Republican Steve Beren 16.3% 57,054
Total Votes 349,017

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim McDermott won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Beren (R) and Linnea S. Noreen (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott incumbent 79.4% 195,462
     Republican Steve Beren 15.7% 38,715
     Independent Linnea S. Noreen 4.9% 11,956
Total Votes 246,133

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim McDermott won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Carol Cassady (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott incumbent 80.7% 272,302
     Republican Carol Cassady 19.3% 65,226
Total Votes 337,528

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim McDermott won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Carol Thorne Cassady (R) and Stan Lippmann (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott incumbent 74.1% 156,300
     Republican Carol Thorne Cassady 21.9% 46,256
     Libertarian Stan Lippman 4% 8,447
Total Votes 211,003

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim McDermott won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joel Grus (L) and Joe Szwaja (G) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McDermott incumbent 72.8% 193,470
     Libertarian Joel Grus 7.6% 20,197
     Green Joe Szwaja 19.6% 52,142
Total Votes 265,809

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th 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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