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This profile of Washington state's 09th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Adam Smith Incumbent running? Yes Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent. Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat Cook Political Report Race Classification Non-competitive seat
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Adam Smith Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source July 31, 2011 Dick Muri Republican Out of race Campaign Website Source December 31, 2011 2010 Candidate
Running in WA-10
James Postma Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source July 31, 2011 2010 Primary Candidate, 2008 Candidate Bruce Harrell Democratic Out of race WA SOS Source May 26, 2012 Seattle City Councilmember
Did Not File
Dave Christie Democratic Out - lost primary WA SOS Source September 15, 2012 Tom Cramer Democratic Out - lost primary WA SOS Source September 15, 2012 2010 WA-08 Primary Candidate John Orlinski Republican Out - lost primary WA SOS Source September 15, 2012 2008/2010 WA-08 Primary Candidate
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Adam Smith, James Postma TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note James Postma Republican Out Campaign Website Source March 8, 2009 2008 Candidate, Lost Primary Dick Muri Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source May 31, 2009 Tom Campbell Republican Out Media Story Source September 16, 2009
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Adam Smith, Dick Muri Adam Smith
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Adam Smith
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Adam Smith Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 1, 2009 James Postma Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 1, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Adam Smith, James Postma Adam Smith
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 43% George W. Bush 53% Al Gore 2004 46% George W. Bush 53% John Kerry 2008 40% John McCain 59% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the Washington state congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "WA-09" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.