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Lt. Governor, State of Washington

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Candidate Votes Pct
Cyrus Habib (D) 181,320 20.07%
Marty McClendon (R) 181,125 20.04%
Karen Fraser (D) 147,179 16.29%
Steve Hobbs (D) 139,943 15.49%
Phillip Yin (R) 93,395 10.34%
Karen Wallace (D) 43,595 4.82%
Javier Figueroa (R) 40,022 4.43%
Bill Penor (R) 38,969 4.31%
Paul Addis (L) 17,340 1.92%
Daniel B. Davies (N) 12,022 1.33%
Mark Greene (C) 8,748 0.97%

* 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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