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Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.)

  • District: 10th District, Southern Puget Sound region -- Olympia, Puyallup
  • Residence: Olympia
  • Born: July 29, 1952; Vancouver, Wash.
  • Religion: Lutheran
  • Family: Wife, Paula Heck; two children
  • Education: Evergreen State College, B.A. 1973; Portland State U., attended 1974-75
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Wash. House, 1977-85 (majority leader, 1983-85); Wash. House chief clerk, 1985-87; candidate for Wash. Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1988; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Richard "Dick" Muri, R
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Monetary Policy & Trade; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 10th District, Southern Puget Sound region -- Olympia, Puyallup

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (WA-10 representative) Denny Heck (D) 163,036 58.6%
Richard Muri (R) 115,381 41.4%
2010 general (WA-03 representative) Jaime Herrera Beutler (R) 152,799 53%
Denny Heck (D) 135,654 47%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 56% Mitt Romney: 41%
2008 Barack Obama: 57% John McCain: 41%




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