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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) 59.30%
Chris Vance (R) 40.70%

U.S. Representative

889
Candidate Pct
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) 59.50%
Joe Pakootas (D) 40.50%

Governor

890
Candidate Pct
Jay Inslee (D) 54.60%
Bill Bryant (R) 45.40%

County Commissioner, district 1

906
Candidate Pct
Josh Kerns (R) 54%
Candace Mumm (D) 46%

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 57.70%
No 42.30%

Initiative 732, carbon emission tax

155
Option Pct
No 59.30%
Yes 40.70%

Spokane Transit Authority Proposition 1

158
Option Pct
Approved 55.50%
Rejected 44.50%


Latest news

GOP Senate candidate says he won’t vote for Trump

Chris Vance, the chief Republican challenger for Washington’s U.S. Senate seat, says he won’t vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming primary or the general election.


Podlodowski wants Wyman to cancel primary

Tina Podlodowski, Democratic candidate for Washington secretary of state, said incumbent Kim Wyman should cancel the presidential primary to save money. Problem is, Wyman doesn’t have the authority to do that, and many of the ballots are already in the mail.


Field to run for Parker’s seat

Ian Field, the recently resigned press secretary for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, is running for the Legislature.


Parker won’t seek re-election

Rep. Kevin Parker is retiring after eight years in the House.


Election officials names won’t be on election mail

The Senate gave final approval to a bill that keeps the names of elections officials off ballot envelopes and other official mail when they’re up for re-election.


Rural school districts look for money in February election

Several rural school districts in Spokane County are asking voters for money in February’s special election.


EV asks voters to OK maintenance and operations levy

The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.


State treasurer to call it quits

OLYMPIA — State Treasurer Jim McIntire won’t seek re-election, will retire at the end of 2016.


Eyman has $650K already for 2016 campaign

Perennial initiative activist Tim Eyman has secured $650,000 for next year’s campaigns, even before he can file a real ballot measure.


Lawmakers want impeachment vote on Troy Kelley ASAP in 2016

Lawmakers file resolution to impeach absent State Auditor Troy Kelley.


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