Politics & Policy

WA-09: Adam Smith At Risk?

A new SurveyUSA poll shows Democratic Rep. Adam Smith barely leading GOP challenger Dick Muri, 49 percent to 46 percent among likely voters, within the margin of error.

Swing State Project is moving the race from “Safe Democrat” to “Likely Democrat.” Smith is a seven-term incumbent who won more than 65 percent of the vote in his previous two bids for reelection, if his seat is up for grabs in a state like Washington, that’s a terrible sign for Democrats.

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...


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