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Treasurer

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Duane Davidson (R) 224,302 25.52%
Michael Waite (R) 208,143 23.68%
Marko Liias (D) 163,643 18.62%
John Paul Comerford (D) 162,003 18.43%
Alec Fisken (D) 120,929 13.76%

* 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.

The Candidates

Duane Davidson

Republican

Contact Information

Web:
davidsonforwa.com

Michael Waite

Republican

Contact Information

Web:
hiremichaelwaite.com

Marko Liias

Democratic

Contact Information

Web:
markoforwa.com

John Paul Comerford

Democratic

Contact Information

Web:
johnpaul2016.com

Alec Fisken

Democratic

Contact Information

Web:
fiskenfortreasurer.com

Complete Coverage

Davidson is safe choice for treasurer

Policy aside, a look at each candidate’s resume tips the scales to Davidson. He received the endorsements of every county treasurer, except for one who remained neutral.

Washington state treasurer race a GOP showdown

It’s a foregone conclusion that a Republican will be the next state treasurer in Washington state. That’s because the two candidates running in the November election – Duane Davidson and Michael Waite – are both Republicans. It’s the first time in state history that two GOP candidates have advanced to the general election in a statewide office race.

For the first time, the ‘top-two’ system advances candidates from same party for statewide office

Two Republicans will face off for state treasurer, a unique situation in Washington political history.

Fisken tops strong treasurer field

Fisken says he likes McIntire progressive tax proposal, and would want to be part of any discussion on changing the code, but he would be more diplomatic about it. We are impressed with his intellect, background and overall vision. In a strong field of candidates, he earned our endorsement

Transgender bathroom bill fails in Senate

OLYMPIA – Transgender people can continue to use restrooms and other public facilities based on the gender with which they identify. The Senate narrowly rejected an effort to repeal a rule approved late last year by the Human Rights Commission which allows people to use public restrooms, bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity, n

Effort to reverse transgender bathroom rule defeated

A bill to negate a newly codified rule on the use of public restrooms and other facilities by trangender people failed by one vote.