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Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.)

  • District: 6th District, West -- Bremerton, Tacoma, Olympic Peninsula
  • Residence: Gig Harbor
  • Born: January 1, 1974; Port Angeles, Wash.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Jennifer Kilmer; two children
  • Education: Princeton U., A.B. 1996 (public and international affairs); Oxford U., D.Phil. 2003 (Marshall scholar)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Wash. House, 2005-07; Wash. Senate, 2007-12; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Bill Driscoll, R, to succeed Rep. Norm Dicks, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower & Projection Forces); Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology; Space)

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State Information: 6th District, West -- Bremerton, Tacoma, Olympic Peninsula

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Derek Kilmer (D) 186,661 59%
Bill Driscoll (R) 129,725 41%
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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