On November 8, 1938, voters re-elect Warren G. Magnuson (1905-1989) to the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington state's 1st District. He defeats Mathew W. Hill by more than 24,000 votes. The 1st District includes Seattle and Kitsap County.
Magnuson won 90,768 votes (61.7 percent) and Hill won 56,293 votes (38.3 percent). The six representatives and two senators from Washington state were all Democrats.
Michael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 1998), 529.
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