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Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.)

  • District: 4th District, Central -- Yakima and 'tri-cities'
  • Residence: Pasco
  • Born: February 7, 1941; Spokane, Wash.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Claire Hastings; three children
  • Education: Columbia Basin College, attended 1959-61; Central Washington U., attended 1964
  • Military Service: Army Reserve 1964-69
  • Political Highlights: Wash. House, 1979-87; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1992; U.S. House, 1995-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (10th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Natural Resources - Chairman; Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements)
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State Information: 4th District, Central -- Yakima and 'tri-cities'

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Doc Hastings (R) 154,749 66.2%
Mary Baechler (D) 78,940 33.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 38% Mitt Romney: 60%
2008 Barack Obama: 39% John McCain: 59%




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