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Wu resigned his seat on Aug. 3, 2011.

Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.)

  • District: 1st District, Western Portland and suburbs; Beaverton
  • Residence: Portland
  • Born: April 8, 1955; Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Michelle Wu; two children
  • Education: Stanford U., B.S. 1977; Harvard Medical School, attended 1978; Yale U., J.D. 1982
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 1999-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (7th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Science, Space & Technology (Space & Aeronautics; Technology & Innovation - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 1st District, Western Portland and suburbs; Beaverton

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general David Wu (D) 160,357 54.7%
Rob Cornilles (R) 122,858 41.9%
Donald LaMunyon (CNSTP) 3,855 1.3%
Chris Henry (PACGRN) 2,955 1%
H. Tabor (LIBERT) 2,492 0.8%
2008 general David Wu (D) 237,567 71.5%
Joel Haugen (I) 58,279 17.5%
Scott Semrau (CNSTP) 14,172 4.3%
H. Tabor (LIBERT) 10,992 3.3%
Chris Henry (PACGRN) 7,128 2.1%
2006 general David Wu (D) 169,409 62.8%
Derrick Kitts (R) 90,904 33.7%
Drake Davis (LIBERT) 4,497 1.7%
Dean Wolf (CNSTP) 4,370 1.6%
2004 general David Wu (D) 203,771 57.5%
Goli Ameri (R) 135,164 38.2%
Dean Wolf (I) 13,882 3.9%
2002 general David Wu (D) 149,215 62.7%
Jim Greenfield (R) 80,917 34%
Beth King (LIBERT) 7,639 3.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 61% John McCain: 36%
2004 John Kerry: 55% George W. Bush: 44%
2000 Al Gore: 51% George W. Bush: 45%

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