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Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.)


Biography
District: 4th District
Political Highlights: Wash. House, 1979-87; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1992; U.S. House, 1995-2015
Born: Feb. 7, 1941; Spokane, Wash.
Residence: Pasco
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
Start of Service: Elected: 1994 (10th term)
Committee Assignments: Natural Resources; Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalDoc Hastings (R) 154,74966.2
Mary Baechler (D) 78,94033.8
2010generalDoc Hastings (R) 156,72667.6
Jay Clough (D) 74,97332.4
2008generalDoc Hastings (R) 169,94063.1
George Fearing (D) 99,43036.9
2006generalDoc Hastings (R) 115,24659.9
Richard Wright (D) 77,05440.1
2004generalDoc Hastings (R) 154,62762.6
Sandy Matheson (D) 92,48637.4
2002generalDoc Hastings (R) 108,25766.9
Craig Mason (D) 53,57233.1
2000generalDoc Hastings (R) 143,25960.9
Jim Davis (D) 87,58537.3
Fred Krauss (LIBERT) 4,2601.8
1998generalDoc Hastings (R) 121,68469.1
Gordon Pross (D) 43,04324.4
Peggy McKerlie (REF) 11,3636.5
1996generalDoc Hastings (R) 108,64753.0
Rick Locke (D) 96,50247.0
1994generalDoc Hastings (R) 92,82853.3
Jay Inslee (D) 81,19846.7
1992generalJay Inslee (D) 106,55650.8
Doc Hastings (R) 103,02849.2
Roll Call Vitals

75th

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.

Rep. Doc Hastings 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.