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Election Center

u 2016 Washington General Election, Nov. 8

Top races to watch

*Green represents leader

U.S. Senator

888
Candidate Pct
Patty Murray (D) 59.26%
Chris Vance (R) 40.74%

U.S. Representative

889
Candidate Pct
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) 59.46%
Joe Pakootas (D) 40.54%

Governor

890
Candidate Pct
Jay Inslee (D) 54.65%
Bill Bryant (R) 45.35%

County Commissioner, district 1

906
Candidate Pct
Josh Kerns (R) 53.95%
Candace Mumm (D) 46.05%

County Commissioner, district 2

912
Candidate Pct
Shelly O’Quinn (R) 62.10%
Andrew Biviano (D) 37.90%

Top measures to watch

Initiative 1433, minimum wage and labor rules

152
Option Pct
Yes 57.66%
No 42.34%

Initiative 732, carbon emission tax

155
Option Pct
No 59.26%
Yes 40.74%

Spokane Transit Authority Proposition 1

158
Option Pct
Approved 55.54%
Rejected 44.46%


Latest news

Ballots returns ahead of 2012, behind 2008

Spokane County says it has about 12 percent of the ballots back.


Elway Poll: Advantage Clinton, Inslee, most Dems

The latest Elway Poll suggests Washington’s statewide races will trend Democratic blue on Nov. 8.


1 week to register to vote in WA

Washington residents who haven’t registered to vote but want to cast a ballot in this year’s election have one week left. Here’s what you have to do.


Pakootas, McMorris Rodgers take to airwaves to make their case

Both Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Joe Pakootas have released TV ads in the Spokane market as ballots start to drop this week. Pakootas is attempting to tie McMorris Rodgers to Donald Trump, while the congresswoman is touting national security in an ad that departs from her usual policy-based ads.


Trump claims of rigged election denounced by WA and ID officials

Trump claims of a rigged election called irresponsible in Washington and next to impossible in Idaho


Vance cancels Spokane town hall meeting

Chris Vance, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, cancels the town hall meeting he had scheduled for Saturday in Spokane.


Democrat in 6th Legislative race calls for Republican opponent to denounce Trump

The national debate about whether down-ticket Republicans should stand by Donald Trump following comments he made 11 years ago about groping women has trickled into the race for a House seat in Spokane County’s 6th Legislative District.


Unhappy with presidential choices? Here are some more

Washington has a long list of write-in presidential candidates, for voters who don’t like their options on the ballot.


Vance town hall on Saturday, Senate debate Sunday

Republican Senate candidate Chris Vance will hold a town hall meeting in Spokane on Saturday afternoon.


Wyman for secretary of state

Wyman has received a raft of endorsements from election directors and county auditors from both parties. This bipartisan support from those who know the job best is a powerful testimonial to her reputation.


Endorsements

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Candidates on the Issues


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