Washington's 9th Congressional District

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The 9th Congressional District of Washington is a congressional district encompassing a long, somewhat narrow area in western Washington.

Washington's 9th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes in King county and a tiny portion of Pierce county.[1]

The district previously largely followed Interstate 5 through the densely populated central Puget Sound region, from Olympia in the south to Renton in the north.

The current representative of the 9th congressional district is Adam Smith (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Washington's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

The 9th congressional district of Washington held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Adam Smith won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith Incumbent 71.6% 192,034
     Republican Jim Postma 28.4% 76,105
Total Votes 268,139
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Adam Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard (Dick) Muri (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith incumbent 54.9% 123,743
     Republican Richard (Dick) Muri 45.1% 101,851
Total Votes 225,594

2008
On November 4, 2008, Adam Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Postma (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith incumbent 65.4% 176,295
     Republican James Postma 34.6% 93,080
Total Votes 269,375

2006
On November 7, 2006, Adam Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven C. Cofchin (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith incumbent 65.7% 119,038
     Republican Steven C. Cofchin 34.3% 62,082
Total Votes 181,120

2004
On November 2, 2004, Adam Smith won to the United States House. He defeated Paul J. Lord (R) and Robert F. Losey (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith incumbent 63.3% 162,433
     Republican Paul J. Lord 34.4% 88,304
     Green Robert F. Losey 2.3% 5,934
Total Votes 256,671

2002
On November 5, 2002, Adam Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sarah Casada (R) and J. Mills (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith incumbent 58.5% 95,805
     Republican Sarah Casada 38.6% 63,146
     Libertarian J. Mills 2.9% 4,759
Total Votes 163,710

2000
On November 7, 2000, Adam Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chris Vance (R) and Jonathan V. Wright (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Washington District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Smith incumbent 61.7% 135,452
     Republican Chris Vance 35% 76,766
     Libertarian Jonathan V. Wright 3.4% 7,405
Total Votes 219,623

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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