1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Washington

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Of the 7 Washington incumbents, 6 were re-elected and 1 retired.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Washington 1 Thomas Pelly Republican 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Joel Pritchard (Republican) 50.3%
John Hempelmann (Democratic) 49.1%
Craig Honts (Socialist Workers) 0.7%
Washington 2 Lloyd Meeds Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Lloyd Meeds (Democratic) 60.4%
Bill Reams (Republican) 39.6%
Washington 3 Julia Butler Hansen Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Julia Butler Hansen (Democratic) 66.3%
R. C. McConkey (Republican) 33.7%
Washington 4 Mike McCormack Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Mike McCormack (Democratic) 52.1%
Steward Bledsoe (Republican) 47.9%
Washington 5 Tom Foley Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Foley (Democratic) 81.3%
Clarice L. R. Privette (Republican) 18.7%
Washington 6 Floyd Verne Hicks Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Floyd Verne Hicks (Democratic) 72.1%
Thomas C. Lowry (Republican) 27.9%
Washington 7 Brock Adams Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Brock Adams (Democratic) 87.6%
J. J. 'Tiny' Freeman (Republican) 12.4%

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