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Baird retired at the end of the 111th Congress.

Rep. Brian Baird (D-Wash.)

  • District: 3rd District, Southwest -- Vancouver, most of Olympia
  • Residence: Vancouver
  • Born: March 7, 1956; Chama, N.M.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Rachel Nugent; two children
  • Education: U. of Utah, B.S. 1977 (psychology); U. of Wyoming, M.S. 1980 (clinical psychology); U. of Wyoming, Ph.D. 1984 (clinical psychology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1996; U.S. House, 1999-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Science & Technology (Energy & Environment - Chairman; Research & Science Education); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)
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State Information: 3rd District, Southwest -- Vancouver, most of Olympia

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Jaime Beutler (R) 152,799 53%
Denny Heck (D) 135,654 47%
2008 general Brian Baird (D) 216,701 64%
Michael Delavar (R) 121,828 36%
2006 general Brian Baird (D) 147,065 63.1%
Michael Messmore (R) 85,915 36.9%
2004 general Brian Baird (D) 193,626 61.9%
Thomas Crowson (R) 119,027 38.1%
2002 general Brian Baird (D) 119,264 61.7%
Joseph Zarelli (R) 74,065 38.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 53% John McCain: 45%
2004 John Kerry: 48% George W. Bush: 50%
2000 Al Gore: 46% George W. Bush: 48%

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