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The lieutenant governor is paid $93,948 annually, plus healthcare and pension benefits, and serve four-year terms.

Lt. Governor, State of Washington

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Candidate Votes Pct
Brad Owen (D) 591,457 48.69%
Bill Finkbeiner (R) 317,969 26.18%
Glenn Anderson (I) 211,503 17.41%
James Robert Deal (D) 46,281 3.81%
MarK Greene (D) 42,134 3.47%
Dave T. Sumner IV (N) 5,431 0.45%

* 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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Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 3:01 p.m.

Today’s fun video: Music in Lt Gov race 

OLYMPIA -- The lieutenant governor's race doesn't garner anywhere near the attention of the state's top executive spot. While many people can't name their current lieutenant governor without a hint or two, it's rare for an incumbent to get ousted. Facing that challenge in his...

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OLYMPIA -- Opening day of the Legislature's special session is a quiet and poorly attended affair, with Lt. Gov. Brad Owen at the rostrum, Sen. Debbie Regala (in white, on floor to the left) and Mark Schoesler (to the right at desk) present for the opening gavel. (Jim Camden)

Mon., March 12, 2012, 1:09 p.m.

Special Session Day 1: Don’t blink…

The special session opens. ...Or you'll miss it. The Special Session of the Legislature opened and quickly adjourned for the day. Total elapsed time: About one minute. In the Senate, Sens. Debbie Regala, D-Regala, and Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, were on hand to see Lt. Gov....

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