2018 United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia

2018 United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia

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  Eleanor Holmes Norton official photo (cropped).jpg
Nominee Eleanor Holmes Norton Nelson F. Rimensnyder
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 199,124 9,700
Percentage 87.04% 4.24%

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Ward results
Holmes-Norton:      80–90%      >90%

Elected Delegate

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The 2018 United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, to elect the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the District of Columbia. The election coincided with the 2018 elections of other federal, state, and local offices.

The non-voting delegate is elected for a two-year term. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, the incumbent delegate first elected in 1990, is was re-elected for a 15th consecutive term.[1][2]

Primary election[edit]

The primary election for party nominee was held on June 19, 2018.[2][3]

Democratic primary[edit]

Incumbent Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton faced her first primary challenge since 2010.[4] Her opponent in the primary was Kim Ford, a former Obama administration official.[4] Holmes Norton defeated Ford with 76.5% to Ford's 22.9% in the Democratic primary on June 19, 2018.[5]

Candidates[edit]

  • Eleanor Holmes Norton, incumbent Delegate to the United States House of Representatives[1]
  • Kim Ford, former Obama administration official[1]

Democratic primary Results[edit]

Results by ward:
  Holmes Norton—80–90%
  Holmes Norton—70–80%
Democratic primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eleanor Holmes Norton (inc.) 60,842 76.5
Democratic Kim R. Ford 18,178 22.9
Democratic Write-ins 515 0.7
Total votes 79,535 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Nelson Rimensnyder, community activist[7]

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Bruce Majors, Libertarian activist, ran unopposed for his party's nomination[3]

Libertarian primary results[edit]

Results by ward:
  Majors—100%
  Majors—>90%
  Majors—80–90%
  Majors—60–70%
Libertarian primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Bruce Majors 111 90.2
Libertarian Write-ins 12 9.8
Total votes 123 100.0

Green primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Natalie "Lino" Stracuzzi

Green Party primary result[edit]

Results by ward:
  Stracuzzi—>90%
  Stracuzzi—80–90%
  Stracuzzi—70–80%
  Stracuzzi—60–70%
Green primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
D.C. Statehood Green Natalie "Lino" Stracuzzi 368 82.0
D.C. Statehood Green Write-ins 81 18.0
Total votes 449 100.0

Independent candidates[edit]

  • John Cheeks, businessman[8]

General election[edit]

The election for Delegate for House of Representatives was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Results[edit]

Washington D.C.'s at-large congressional district, 2018[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eleanor Holmes Norton (incumbent) 199,124 87.04% -1.09%
Republican Nelson F. Rimensnyder 9,700 4.24% +4.24%
D.C. Statehood Green Natalie "Lino" Stracuzzi 8,636 3.77% -0.99%
Independent John Cheeks 5,509 2.41% N/A
Libertarian Bruce Majors 4,034 1.76% -4.46%
n/a Write-ins 1,766 0.77% -0.12%
Total votes 228,769 100.0% N/A
Democratic hold

References[edit]