Mon., Oct. 12, 2020
|Denny Heck (D)||596,289||25.06%|
|Marko Liias (D)||441,791||18.57%|
|Ann Davison Sattler (R)||285,597||12%|
|Marty McClendon (R)||271,995||11.43%|
|Richard (Dick) Muri (R)||241,939||10.17%|
|Michelle Jasmer (D)||212,387||8.93%|
|Joseph Brumbles (R)||174,823||7.35%|
|James Rafferty (D)||57,405||2.41%|
|Bill Penor (R)||49,225||2.07%|
|Matt Seymour (L)||27,125||1.14%|
|Jared Frerichs (L)||20,847||0.88%|
* 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.
Spokesman-Review Olympia bureau reporter Jim Camden moderates the debate between Rep. Denny Heck and state Sen. Marko Liias as the two vie for the seat left by former Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib this year. The debate was organized by the League of Women Voters of Washington.
Washington voters shouldn’t assume the printer made a mistake when they notice their ballot has two candidates listed as Democrats in the lieutenant governor’s slot.
Republican to run for lieutenant governor as a write-in candidate.
As Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the U.S. House of Representatives back into session this week to investigate the Postal Service, Washington Democrats in both chambers criticized plans to reorganize the mail system and the state’s attorney general was considering legal action.
A Democrat is almost guaranteed to be Washington’s next lieutenant governor.
For the second election cycle in a row, the race for Washington’s lieutenant governor post has drawn a large and diverse field of candidates for a job that straddles the executive and legislative branches of state government.
Democratic Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state said Wednesday that he is retiring from Congress.