Updated 2018 general election results (5pm November 7th)

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 5:10pm, November 7th, are as follows.

LOCAL

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

  • APPROVE – 8,565 (58.12%) *requires 60% approval to pass
  • REJECT – 6,172 (41.88%)

STATE

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Initiative Measure Number 1631 (concerns pollution)

  • YES – 934,731 (43.73%)
  • NO – 1,202,679 (56.27%)

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

  • YES – 1,166,264 (54.82%)
  • NO – 961,243 (45.18%)

Initiative Measure Number 1639 (concerns firearms)

  • YES – 1,295,935 (60.34%)
  • NO – 851,644 (39.66%)

Initiative to the Legislature 940 (concerns law enforcement)

  • YES – 982,667 (59.36%)
  • NO – 867,332 (40.64%)

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

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  • REPEALED – 1,078,286 (52.87%)
  • MAINTAINED – 961,201 (47.13%)

US Senator (6-year term)

  • Maria Cantwell (D) – 1,259,373 (58.76%)
  • Susan Hutchinson (R) – 883,895 (41.24%)

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

  • Suzan DelBene (D) – 142,563 (58.66%)
  • Jeffrey Beeler (R) – 101,899 (41.34%)

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

  • Doug Ericksen (R) – 34,620 (50.09%)
  • Pinky Vargas (D) – 34,498 (49.91%)

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

  • Justin Boneau (D) – 34,350 (49.81%)
  • Luanne Van Werven (R) – 34,611 (50.19%)

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

  • Sharon Shewmake (D) – 34,906 (50.59%)
  • Vincent Buys (R) – 34,096 (49.41%)

COUNTY

County Council At-Large, Position B

  • Carol Frazey – 54,828 (58.76%)
  • Mike Peetoom – 38,485 (41.24%)

Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney (4-year term)

  • Eric Richey (D) – 50,020 (55.3%)
  • James Erb (D) – 40,435 (44.7%)

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

  • David Grant – 68,378

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

  • Matthew Elich – 69,017

Supreme Court Justice Position 2 (6-year term)

  • Susan Owens – 1,463,481

Supreme Court Justice Position 8 (6-year term)

  • Nathan Choi – 572,893 (32.32%)
  • Steve Gonzalez – 1,199,890 (67.68%)

Supreme Court Justice Position 9 (6-year term)

  • Sheryl Gordon McCloud – 1,423,956

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

  • Tom SeGuine – 66,545 (46.77%)
  • Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez – 75,736 (53.23%)

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

  • Atul Deshmane – 46,088 (52.55%)
  • Paul D. Kenner – 41,620 (47.45%)

 

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