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This profile of Washington state's 02nd Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Rick Larsen 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 Rick Larsen Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source July 31, 2011 John Koster Republican Out of race Press Release Source July 31, 2011 2000 & 2010 Candidate
Running in WA-01
Greg Anders Republican Out of race Campaign Website Source April 7, 2012 John Shoop Republican Out - lost primary WA SOS Source September 15, 2012 Dan Matthews Republican Confirmed candidate WA SOS Source May 26, 2012 Eli Olson Republican Out - lost primary WA SOS Source September 15, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Rick Larsen, Dan Matthews TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Rick Bart Republican Out (source needed) November 1, 2010 2008 Candidate John Koster Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source January 17, 2010 Larry Kalb Democratic Out WA SOS Source August 18, 2010 Lost Primary Diana McGinness Democratic Out WA SOS Source August 18, 2010 Lost Primary John Carmack Republican Out WA SOS Source August 18, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Rick Larsen, John Koster Rick Larsen
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Rick Larsen
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Rick Larsen Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 8, 2009 Rick Bart Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 8, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Rick Larsen, Rick Bart Rick Larsen
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 46% George W. Bush 48% Al Gore 2004 47% George W. Bush 51% John Kerry 2008 42% John McCain 56% 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-02" (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.