Initial election results – local & state

Voter turnout statewide was 47.05% and 59.93% in Whatcom County. These are relatively low numbers for a presidential election The last two saw over 80% statewide voter turnout.

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Initial results of local and state initiatives, measures and positions as reported as of 10:30pm with an estimate of 784,872 votes statewide yet to be counted are as follows (current leaders are highlighted):

COUNTY

Whatcom County Proposition No. 2016-1 Regular Property Tax Levy for Emergency Medical Services

  • YES – 46,866 (59.78%) *requires 60% approval to pass
  • NO – 31,538 (40.22%)

STATE

Washington State Governor

  • Jay Inslee (D) – 1,096,925 (56.3%)
  • Bill Bryant (R) – 851,346 (43.7%)

Legislative District 40 State Senator

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  • Kevin Ranker (D) – 23,446 (73.85%)
  • Daniel R. Miller (R) – 8,301 (26.15%)

Legislative District 42 State Representative Pos. 1

  • Luanne Van Werven (R) – 28,678 (54.5%)
  • Sharlaine LaClair (D) – 23,939 (45.5%)

Legislative District 42 State Representative Pos. 2

  • Vincent Buys (R) – 29,810 (57.34%)
  • Tracy Atwood (D) – 22,179 (42.66%)

Washington State Lt. Governor

  • Cyrus Habib (D) – 1,005,974 (55.8%)
  • Marty McClendon (R) – 834,717 (44.2%)

Washington State Secretary of State

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  • Kim Wyman (R) – 1,005,974 (53.15%)
  • Tina Podlodowski (D) – 886,843 (46.85%)

Washington State State Treasurer

  • Duane Davidson (R) – 961,595 (58.66%)
  • Michael Waite (R) – 677,795 (41.34%)

Washington State State Auditor

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  • Mark Miloscia (R) – 852,376 (45.98%)
  • Pat (Patrice) McCarthy (D) – 1,001,314 (54.02%)

Washington State Attorney General

  • Bob Ferguson (D) – 1,251,929 (69.22%)
  • Joshua B. Trumbull (L) – 556,803 (30.78%)

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands

  • Steve McLaughlin (R) – 839,288 (45.11%)
  • Hilary Franz (D) – 1,021,079 (54.89%)

Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Erin Jones – 787,233 (48.85%)
  • Chris Reykdal – 824,267 (51.15)

Washington State Insurance Commissioner

  • Mike Kreidler (D) – 1,104,968 (60.02%)
  • Richard Schrock (R) – 735,962 (39.98%)

Initiative Measure No. 1433 concerns labor standards

      • YES – 1,145,847 (59.46%)
      • NO – 781,355 (40.54%)

Initiative Measure No. 1464 concerns campaign finance laws and lobbyists

      • YES – 873,976 (47.42%)
      • NO – 969,122 (52.58%)

Initiative Measure No. 1491 concerns court-issued extreme risk protection orders temporarily preventing access to firearms

      • YES – 1,376,127 (71.15%)
      • NO – 557,894 (28.85%)

Initiative Measure No. 1501 concerns seniors and vulnerable individuals

      • YES – 1,368,821 (71.57%)
      • NO – 543,760 (28.43%)

Initiative Measure No. 732 concerns taxes

      • YES – 773,705 (41.44%)
      • NO – 1,093,336 (58.56%)

Initiative Measure No. 735 concerns a proposed amendment to the federal constitution

      • YES – 1,178,167 (63.8%)
      • NO – 668,448 (36.2%)

Advisory Vote No. 14 House Bill 2768

      • YES – 1,220,065 (68.48%)
      • NO – 561,586 (31.52%)

Advisory Vote No. 15 Second Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2778

      • YES – 1,058,651 (59.73%)
      • NO – 713,698 (40.27%)

Senate Joint Resolution No. 8210 concerns the deadline for completing state legislative and congressional redistricting

      • YES – 1,369,323 (77.73%)
      • NO – 392,331 (22.27%)

JUDICIAL

Supreme Court Justice Position 1

  • Mary Yu – 982,280 (58.52%)
  • David DeWolf – 696,223 (41.48%)

Supreme Court Justice Position 5

  • Barbara Madsen – 1,055,533 (63.68%)
  • Greg Zempel – 602,117 (36.32%)

Supreme Court Justice Position 6

  • Charles (Charlie) Wiggins – 951,323 (58.31%)
  • Dave Larson – 680,174 (41.69%)

FEDERAL

US State Senator

  • Patty Murray (D) – 1,186,134 (60.79%)
  • Chris Vance (R) – 764,915 (39.21%)

Congressional District 1 U.S. Representative

  • Suzan DelBene (D) – 120,047 (57.18%)
  • Robert J. Sutherland (R) – 89,886 (42.82%)

Congressional District 2 U.S. Representative

  • Rick Larsen (D) – 132,584 (65.15%)
  • Marc Hennemann (R) – 70,922 (34.85%)

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