Washington House District 8

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 170,691 65.4%
Dave Little Democratic 90,340 34.6%
1996 House All-Party Special Blanket Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 86,662 64.9%
Dave Little Democratic 46,961 35.1%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 135,539 59.7%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 91,371 40.3%
1998 House All-Party Special Blanket Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 77,063 65.6%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 40,363 34.4%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 183,255 62.2%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 104,944 35.6%
Bernard McIlroy Libertarian 6,269 2.1%
2000 House All-Party Special Blanket Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 89,133 60.8%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 54,449 37.1%
Bernard McIlroy Libertarian 3,059 2.1%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 121,633 59.8%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 75,931 37.3%
Mark Taff Libertarian 5,771 2.8%
2002 House All-Party Special Blanket Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Dunn Republican 68,199 64.0%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 35,681 33.5%
Mark Taff Libertarian 2,606 2.4%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 173,298 51.5%
Dave Ross Democratic 157,148 46.7%
Spencer Garrett Libertarian 6,053 1.8%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Ross Democratic 39,347 48.4%
Alex Alben Democratic 24,903 30.7%
Heidi Behrens-Benedict Democratic 16,992 20.9%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 31,088 43.0%
Diane Tebelius Republican 16,468 22.8%
Luke Esser Republican 16,309 22.6%
Conrad Lee Republican 8,350 11.6%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 129,362 51.5%
Darcy Burner Democratic 122,021 48.5%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Darcy Burner Democratic 54,776 100.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 52,598 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 191,568 52.8%
Darcy Burner Democratic 171,358 47.2%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 74,140 48.5%
Darcy Burner Democratic 68,010 44.5%
James Vaughn Democratic 5,051 3.3%
Richard Todd Non partisan 2,116 1.4%
Keith Arnold Democratic 1,886 1.2%
Boleslaw Orlinski Non partisan 1,523 1.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 161,296 52.1%
Suzan DelBene Democratic 148,581 47.9%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 76,118 47.2%
Suzan DelBene Democratic 43,272 26.8%
Tom Cramer Democratic 15,313 9.5%
Ernest Huber Republican 9,376 5.8%
Tim Dillon Republican 8,291 5.1%
Keith Arnold Democratic 3,405 2.1%
Robin Adair Independent 2,648 1.6%
John Orlinski Democratic 1,761 1.1%
Caleb Mardini No party 987 0.6%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Reichert Republican 180,204 59.7%
Karen Porterfield Democratic 121,886 40.3%

Demographic Data

Population 690,250
Percentage White 80.7%
Percentage Black 2.2%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.9%
Percentage Asian 7.1%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.5%
Percentage Mixed Race 5.2%
Percentage Other Race 3.4%
 
Percentage Hispanic 10.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 74.5%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 2.2%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.2%
 
Median Household Income $69,262
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 45.0%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 10.1%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 10.9%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 48.9%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 43.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 1.7%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 10.4%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 48.4%
Percentage with a College Degree 31.0%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 37.3%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.9%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 12.4%
 
Percentage Married Couples 58.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 25.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.4%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.4%

Last updated 2:16pm October 21, 2014