Initial results – 2018 general election

city hall ballot drop box
Ballot drop box located in the Ferndale City Hall parking lot (February 2016). Photo: My Ferndale News

Initial results of local and state initiatives, measures and positions as reported as of 8:20pm, November 6th, are as follows.

LOCAL

Ferndale School District 502, Proposition 2018-7 ($112M Capital Projects Bond)

  • APPROVE – 7,528 (57.14%) *requires 60% approval to pass
  • REJECT – 5,647 (42.86%)

STATE

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Initiative Measure Number 1631 (concerns pollution)

  • YES – 737,100 (45.36%)
  • NO – 887,896 (54.64%)

Initiative Measure Number 1634 (taxation of certain items intended for human consumption)

  • YES – 863,423 (53.39%)
  • NO – 753,826 (46.61%)

Initiative Measure Number 1639 (concerns firearms)

  • YES – 1,017,555 (62.31%)
  • NO – 615,394 (37.69%)

Initiative to the Legislature 940 (concerns law enforcement)

  • YES – 982,667 (60.56%)
  • NO – 639,869 (39.44%)

Advisory Vote Number 19 (increase of oil spill response and administrative taxes)

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  • REPEALED – 876,838 (51.83%)
  • MAINTAINED – 814,859 (48.17%)

US Senator (6-year term)

  • Maria Cantwell (D) – 1,056,950 (59.48%)
  • Susan Hutchinson (R) – 720,127 (40.52%)

1st Congressional District, US Representative (2-year term)

  • Suzan DelBene (D) – 127,000 (58.7%)
  • Jeffrey Beeler (R) – 89,336 (41.3%)

42nd Legislative District, State Senator (4-year term)

  • Doug Ericksen (R) – 30,978 (50.37%)
  • Pinky Vargas (D) – 30,527 (49.63%)

42nd Legislative District, State Representative Position 1 (2-year term)

  • Justin Boneau (D) – 30,291 (49.33%)
  • Luanne Van Werven (R) – 31,108 (50.67%)

42nd Legislative District, State Representative Position 2 (2-year term)

  • Sharon Shewmake (D) – 30,779 (50.11%)
  • Vincent Buys (R) – 30,648 (49.89%)

COUNTY

County Council At-Large, Position B

  • Carol Frazey – 48,722 (58.45%)
  • Mike Peetoom – 34,636 (41.55%)

Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney (4-year term)

  • Eric Richey (D) – 44,335 (55.03%)
  • James Erb (D) – 36,233 (44.97%)

Whatcom County District Court Judge Position 1 (4-year term)

  • David Grant – 60,862

Whatcom County District Court Judge Position 2 (4-year term)

  • Matthew Elich – 61,468

Supreme Court Justice Position 2 (6-year term)

  • Susan Owens – 1,202,875

Supreme Court Justice Position 8 (6-year term)

  • Nathan Choi – 468,076 (31.99%)
  • Steve Gonzalez – 995,108 (68.01%)

Supreme Court Justice Position 9 (6-year term)

  • Sheryl Gordon McCloud – 1,171,932

Court of Appeals, Division 1, District 3, Judge Position 1 (6-year term)

  • Tom SeGuine – 55,593 (46.46%)
  • Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez – 64,065 (53.54%)

Public Utility District 1 All, Commissioner District 2 (6-year term)

  • Atul Deshmane – 40,764 (51.97%)
  • Paul D. Kenner – 37,678 (48.03%)

 

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