Washington's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Washington's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Adam Smith Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 9th congressional district of Washington will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Washington is one of three states to use a blanket primary, or top-two system, which allows all candidates to run and all voters to vote but only moves the top two vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, to the general election.[1][2][3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Adam Smith (D), who was first elected in 1996.

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.[4]

Candidates

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District history

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.[6]

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 U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Richard Muri (R).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Washington, Congressional District 9, 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

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