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Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.)

  • District: 2nd District, Northern Puget Sound -- Everett, islands; Bellingham
  • Residence: Everett
  • Born: June 15, 1965; Arlington, Wash.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Tiia Karlen; two children
  • Education: Pacific Lutheran U., B.A. 1987 (political science); U. of Minnesota, M.P.A. 1990
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Snohomish County Council, 1998-00 (chairman, 1999); U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (7th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Strategic Forces); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation - Ranking Member; Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Public-Private Partnerships)
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State Information: 2nd District, Northern Puget Sound -- Everett, islands; Bellingham

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Rick Larsen (D) 184,826 61.1%
Dan Matthews (R) 117,465 38.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 59% Mitt Romney: 38%
2008 Barack Obama: 60% John McCain: 38%




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