Updated 2018 general election results (4:35pm November 8th)

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 reported as of 4:35pm, November 8th, are as follows.

LOCAL

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

  • APPROVE – 8,698 (58.33%) *requires 60% approval to pass
  • REJECT – 6,214 (41.67%)

STATE

Initiative Measure Number 1631 (concerns pollution)

  • YES – 1,057,324 (44%)
  • NO – 1,345,646 (56%)
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Initiative Measure Number 1634 (taxation of certain items intended for human consumption)

  • YES – 1,311,658 (54.85%)
  • NO – 1,079,565 (45.15%)

Initiative Measure Number 1639 (concerns firearms)

  • YES – 1,463,301 (60.58%)
  • NO – 952,289 (39.42%)

Initiative to the Legislature 940 (concerns law enforcement)

  • YES – 1,433,834 (59.75%)
  • NO – 965,792 (40.25%)

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

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  • REPEALED – 1,206,670 (52.72%)
  • MAINTAINED – 1,082,329 (47.28%)

US Senator (6-year term)

  • Maria Cantwell (D) – 1,424,572 (59.12%)
  • Susan Hutchinson (R) – 985,181 (40.88%)

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

  • Suzan DelBene (D) – 158,670 (59.32%)
  • Jeffrey Beeler (R) – 108,790 (40.68%)

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

  • Doug Ericksen (R) – 35,833 (50.15%)
  • Pinky Vargas (D) – 35,625 (49.85%)

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

  • Justin Boneau (D) – 35,463 (49.79%)
  • Luanne Van Werven (R) – 35,768 (50.21%)

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

  • Sharon Shewmake (D) – 36,004 (50.53%)
  • Vincent Buys (R) – 35,244 (49.47%)

COUNTY

County Council At-Large, Position B

  • Carol Frazey – 56,618 (58.76%)
  • Mike Peetoom – 39,740 (41.24%)

Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney (4-year term)

  • Eric Richey (D) – 51,745 (55.35%)
  • James Erb (D) – 41,750 (44.65%)

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

  • David Grant – 70,669

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

  • Matthew Elich – 71,304

Supreme Court Justice Position 2 (6-year term)

  • Susan Owens – 1,628,308

Supreme Court Justice Position 8 (6-year term)

  • Nathan Choi – 634,292 (32.09%)
  • Steve Gonzalez – 1,342,481 (67.91%)

Supreme Court Justice Position 9 (6-year term)

  • Sheryl Gordon McCloud – 1,584,606

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

  • Tom SeGuine – 72,703 (47.04%)
  • Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez – 81,866 (52.96%)

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

  • Atul Deshmane – 47,667 (52.64%)
  • Paul D. Kenner – 42,888 (47.36%)

 

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