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Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.)


Biography
District: 6th District
Political Highlights: Wash. House, 2005-07; Wash. Senate, 2007-12; U.S. House, 2013-present
Born: Jan. 1, 1974; Port Angeles, Wash.
Residence: Gig Harbor
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Jennifer Kilmer; two children
Education: Princeton U., A.B. 1996; Oxford U., D.Phil. 2003
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower & Projection Forces); Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology; Space)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalDerek Kilmer (D) 91,69263.0
Marty McClendon (R) 53,90137.0
2012generalDerek Kilmer (D) 186,66159.0
Bill Driscoll (R) 129,72541.0
Roll Call Vitals

392nd

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Washington Rep. Jim McDermott (D) is 30th.

11th

Washington is 11th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

3,636

Twitter Followers (@RepDerekKilmer)

Rep. Derek Kilmer has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.