John Koster

2012 elections
5:00 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Koster, DelBene vie for newly redrawn first Congressional district

Population growth triggered changes to Washington’s political map. This week, KPLU is looking at two districts with the most dramatic changes - the new 10th Congressional district, which takes in Joint Base Lewis-McChord and our state capitol, and the first Congressional district, a seat Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee used to hold.

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Water Cooler
6:34 am
Tue November 9, 2010

This Morning's Headlines

Rick Larsen will return as 2nd Disrict Congressman, following his narrow victory over Republican challenger John Koster.

Larsen Wins a Squeaker

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Election 2010
11:48 am
Tue October 12, 2010

KPLU's Election 2010: 2nd Congressional District Race

Incumbent Congressman Rick Larson (D, left) faces a strong challenge from Republican John Koster (right).
Courtesy Koster and Larsen campaigns.

Ten years ago, Democrat Rick Larsen and Republican John Koster battled for an open seat in Washington's Second Congressional District. Larsen won that election and since then he's represented the district that runs from about the King- Snohomish County line to the Canadian border. This year, Koster - a Snohomish County Councilmemeber - is back for another shot at the seat.

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