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  WA State Senate District 17 - History
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Established October 01, 1889
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRalphie January 06, 2011 10:56pm
DescriptionHistorical Boundary
1889-1890: Chehalis County
1890-1903: Island, Kitsap, and Mason counties
1903-1959: Clark County
1959-1965: Clark and Skamania counties
1965-1992: Clark, Klickitat, and Skamania counties
1992-2002: Clark and Skamania counties

Current Boundary
Represents a portion of Clark County, including primarily suburban Vancouver.

Historical Maps
1931-1957: [Link]
1957-1965: [Link]
1965-1972: [Link]
1972-1982: [Link]
1982-1992: Not Available
1992-2002: [Link]
2002-Present: [Link]

RACES [Show Primaries]
Redistricting: Light Green=Added Territory, Red=Removed Territory,
Dark Green=Kept Territory
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
 Lynda Wilson
32,766
55.11%
 Tim Probst
26,686
44.89%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Don Benton(I)
27,542
50.07%
 Tim Probst
27,468
49.93%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 Don Benton(I)
29,426
51.14%
 David Carrier
28,111
48.86%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Don Benton(I)
28,713
56.00%
 Paul Waadevig
22,564
44.00%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Don Benton(I)
30,948
53.14%
 Lou Peterson
27,291
46.86%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 Don Benton
24,430
50.96%
 Shirley Galloway(I)
23,513
49.04%
Aug 05, 1996 Appointment
 Shirley Galloway
1
100.00%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 Dean Sutherland(I)
23,898
55.75%
 Tim Heenan
18,970
44.25%
No Map In System
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 Dean Sutherland
16,353
50.26%
 George Rohrbacher(I)
16,187
49.74%
May 30, 1988 Appointment
 George Rohrbacher
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 Harold "Hal" Zimmerman(I)
19,333
59.97%
 Betty Thompson
12,904
40.03%
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Harold "Hal" Zimmerman
21,456
52.80%
 Al Henry(I)
19,183
47.20%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Al Henry(I)
19,034
61.47%
 R.E. "Ted" Hornibrook
11,931
38.53%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Al Henry(I)
17,127
58.68%
 James L. (Jim) Watson
12,059
41.32%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Al Henry(I)
10,549
53.26%
 George F. Christensen Jr.
9,259
46.74%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Al Henry(I)
9,784
57.10%
 A.M. (Al) Matsen
7,352
42.90%
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Al Henry(I)
9,198
53.53%
 Tom Blair
7,985
46.47%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 John McReavy
1
100.00%

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