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The race to replace Rob McKenna, who is running for governor, pits two King County councilmen against each other. Republican Reagan Dunn and Democrat Bob Ferguson have waged spirited campaigns, with their sparring at debates and public appearances providing some of the most memorable political clashes of the season so far. The attorney general is the state’s top legal officer, responsible for enforcing the law and for defending state agencies in civil litigation. The position pays $151,718 per year plus health care and other benefits.

Attorney General, State of Washington

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Candidate Votes Pct
Bob Ferguson (D) 1,443,811 53.11%
Reagan Dunn (R) 1,274,664 46.89%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.


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