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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

John Covert: Time to take bold climate action with Initiative 732

The cost of doing nothing outweighs any cost of implementing I-732. The state’s own estimates


Rep. Riccelli clear choice in 3rd

Rep. Marcus Riccelli is a rising star in the Democratic caucus and a better fit for the district. He has earned a return trip to Olympia.


Libertarian hopes to upset party in Spokane’s historically Democratic 3rd Legislative District

For Libertarian Randy McGlenn II, the best way to get something done is to do it yourself. After years of watching voters elect Democratic leaders in the 3rd Legislative District, and after years of hearing stories of residents feeling they weren’t being represented, the longtime IT worker decided to run against incumbent Democrat Marcus Riccelli in 2014. He didn’t make it out of the primary, earning less than 8 percent of the vote.


Gonzaga hosting Senate debate as one of 4 statewide matchups

U.S. Senate candidates debate in Spokane next month.


AG Ferguson has experience edge

Bob Ferguson came into office promising to be a staunch protector of consumers, and he has taken on some powerful entities. He has also followed through on his vow to advocate for open government.


Leaner STA plan deserves a chance

The STA board has put together a reasonable package that favors practicality over flash. We recommend a yes vote on Proposition 1.


Unexpected visitor watches as state workers rally at Capitol

State workers rally for higher wages and better benefits in the Capitol Rotunda as GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bill Bryant watches and chats with union members.


Trump coming to Everett Tuesday. Maybe.

Donald Trump will campaign in Everett after raising money in the Seattle area on Tuesday, the Everett Herald is reporting.


Where the primary votes were in Spokane

Final results from Spokane County for the 2016 state primary shows where the vote totals were highest.


Sunday Spin 2: One other debate note

A bullet dodged with the open mic.


Endorsements

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Candidates on the Issues


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