Kilmer Wins 2nd Term In 6th District Race


CBS Seattle

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has won his re-election bid in Washington state’s 6th Congressional District.

Kilmer, a freshman representative, defeated Republican challenger Marty McClendon.

Kilmer and McClendon have faced off before. In 2010 Kilmer defeated McClendon in a state Senate race.

The 6th District includes Tacoma, much of the Kitsap Peninsula and the Olympic Peninsula.

Kilmer succeeded retiring longtime congressman Norm Dicks in 2012.

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