Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 8, 2016 Washington General Election

Washington

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In addition to the office contests shown on our ballots, you may find additional county, city, local and judicial contests on the ballot you will see at the polls. Due to our limited resources we are currently unable to cover these contests.

US President & Vice President (Washington)
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Donald Trump - R
Websitewww.donaldjtrump.com
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Mike Pence - R
Websitewww.mikepence.com
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Hillary Clinton - D
Websitewww.hillaryclinton.com
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Timothy M. Kaine - D
Websitewww.kaineforva.com
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Alyson Kennedy - SW
Websitewww.themilitant.com/SWPCampaign2016/swpcampaign2016.html
Osborne Hart - SWP
Websitewww.philly.com/philly/news/politics/mayor/hart
Gloria La Riva - PSL
Eugene Puryear - DCG
Websiteeugenepuryear.com
31
Jill E. Stein - G
Websitewww.jill2016.com
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Ajamu Baraka - G
Websitewww.ajamubaraka.com
Darrell Castle - CON
Scott N. Bradley - CON
Websitewww.scottbradleyforsenate.com/
Gary Johnson - L
Websitegaryjohnson2016.com
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William F. "Bill" Weld - L
US Senate
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Patty Murray - D
Websitewww.pattymurray.com
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Chris Vance - R
Websitechrisvanceforsenate.com
US House of Representatives
U.S. Representative District 1
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Suzan Delbene - D
Websitedelbene.house.gov
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Robert J. Sutherland - R
Websitesutherlandusa.com
U.S. Representative District 2
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Marc Hennemann - R
Websitewww.marc4congress.com
Rick Larsen - D
Websitewww.house.gov/larsen
51
U.S. Representative District 3
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Jaime Herrera Beutler - R
Websiteherrerabeutler.house.gov
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Jim Moeller - D
Websitewww.jimmoeller.org
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U.S. Representative District 4
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Clint Didier - R
Websitewww.facebook.com/group.php?gid=144064676225
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Dan Newhouse - R
U.S. Representative District 5
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Cathy McMorris Rodgers - R
Websitewww.mcmorris.house.gov
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Joseph Joe Pakootas - D
Websitewww.pakootasforcongress.com
U.S. Representative District 6
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Todd A. Bloom - R
Websitewww.electtoddbloom.com
Derek Kilmer - D
Websitewww.derekkilmer.com
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U.S. Representative District 7
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Pramila Jayapal - D
Websitewww.pramilaforcongress.com
Brady Walkinshaw - D
Websitebradywalkinshaw.com
33
U.S. Representative District 8
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Dave Reichert - R
Websitereichert.house.gov
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Tony Ventrella - D
Websiteteamventrella.com
U.S. Representative District 9
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Doug Basler - R
Adam Smith - D
Websitewww.house.gov/adamsmith
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U.S. Representative District 10
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Denny Heck - D
Websitedennyheck.house.gov
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James (Jim) Postma - R
Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Governor
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Bill Bryant - R
Websitewww.billbryantforgovernor.com
Jay Inslee - D
Websitewww.jayinslee.com
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Lt. Governor
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Cyrus Habib - D
Websitecyrushabib.com
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Marty McClendon - R
Websiteelectmarty.com
50
Washington Statewide Offices
Secretary Of State
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Tina Podlodowski - D
Websitewww.votersfortina.com
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Kim Wyman - R
State Treasurer
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Duane Davidson - R
Websitewww.duanedavidson.org
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Michael Waite - R
Websitehiremichaelwaite.com
State Auditor
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Pat (Patrice) McCarthy - D
Websitewww.patmccarthy.org
Mark Miloscia - R
Websitewww.markmiloscia.com
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State Attorney General
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Bob Ferguson - D
Websitewww.electbobferguson.com
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Joshua B. Trumbull - L
Commissioner Of Public Lands
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Hilary Franz - D
Steve McLaughlin - R
Superintendent Of Public Instruction
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Erin Jones
Websitewww.erinjones2016.org
Chris Reykdal - D
Websitewww.chrisreykdal.com
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Insurance Commissioner
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Mike Kreidler - D
Websitewww.mikekreidler.com
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Richard Schrock - R
Washington Senate
State Senator District 1
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Guy Palumbo - D
Websitewww.guy4senate.com
Mindie Wirth - R
Websitewww.wirththevote.com
State Senator District 2
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Randi Becker - R
Websiterandibecker.src.wastateleg.org
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Marilyn Rasmussen - D
Websitewww.marilynrasmussen.com
State Senator District 3
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James R. Apker - L
Websiteelectapker.wordpress.com
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Andy Billig - D
Websitewww.andybillig.com
State Senator District 4
Mike Padden - R
Websitepaddenforsenate.com
70
State Senator District 5
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Chad Magendanz - R
Websitewww.Vote4Chad.com
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Mark Mullet - D
Websitesdc.wastateleg.org/mullet
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State Senator District 9
Mark G. Schoesler - R
Websitemarkschoesler.src.wastateleg.org
State Senator District 10
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Barbara Bailey - R
Angie Homola - D
Websitewww.angieforpeople.com
State Senator District 11
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Bob Hasegawa - D
Websitewww.bobhasegawa.com
Dennis Price - L
Websitewww.electdennisprice.com
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State Senator District 12
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Brad Hawkins - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/brad-hawkins
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Jon Wyss - R
State Senator District 14
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Curtis King - R
Websitecurtisking.src.wastateleg.org
Amanda Richards - I
Websitewww.unseattheking.com
State Senator District 16
Maureen S. Walsh - R
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/walsh.aspx
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State Senator District 17
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Tim Probst - D
Websitewww.electtimprobst.com
Lynda Wilson - R
Websiteelectlyndawilson.com
State Senator District 18
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Eric K. Holt - D
Websitewww.ericforstatesenate.com
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Ann Rivers - R
Websiteannrivers.src.wastateleg.org
State Senator District 19
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Sue Kuehl Pederson - I
Websitewww.citizensforsue.org
Dean Takko - D
Websitesdc.wastateleg.org/takko
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State Senator District 20
John E. Braun - R
Websitejohnbraunforstatesenate.com
State Senator District 22
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Sam Hunt - D
Websitevotehunt@comcast.net
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Steve Owens
Websiteelectsteveowens.org
State Senator District 23
Christine Rolfes - D
Websitewww.electchristine.com
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State Senator District 24
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Danille Turissini - I
Websitedanilleforsenate.com
Kevin Van De Wege - D
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/vandewege.aspx
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State Senator District 25
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Karl Mecklenburg - D
Hans Zeiger - R
Websitehanszeiger.com
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State Senator District 27
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Jeannie Darneille - D
Websitesdc.wastateleg.org/darneille
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Greg Taylor - R
Websitewww.gregtaylorforsenator.com
State Senator District 28
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Steve O'Ban - R
Websitewww.electsteveoban.com
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Marisa Peloquin - D
Websitewww.marisaforsenate.org
State Senator District 36
Reuven Carlyle - D
Websitereuvencarlyle36.com
51
State Senator District 39
Kirk Pearson - R
Websitewww.kirkpearson.com
State Senator District 40
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Daniel R. Miller - R
Kevin Ranker - D
State Senator District 41
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Steve Litzow - R
Websitewww.stevelitzow.com
Lisa Wellman - D
Websitewellmanforsenate.nationbuilder.com
State Senator District 49
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Annette Cleveland - D
Websitewww.annettecleveland.com
Lewis Gerhardt - R
Websitelewis4senate.com
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Washington House
State Representative District 1 Position #1
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Derek Stanford - D
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/stanford.aspx
Neil Thannisch - R
Websitewww.restorethehouse.com
State Representative District 1 Position #2
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Shelley Kloba - D
Jim Langston - R
Websitewww.electjimlangston.com
State Representative District 2 Position #1
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Andrew Barkis - R
Websitewww.electandrewbarkis.org
Amy Pivetta Hoffman - I
Websitewww.electamy.org
State Representative District 2 Position #2
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Derek Maynes - D
Websitewww.derekmaynes.com
J. T. Wilcox - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/jt-wilcox
State Representative District 3 Position #1
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Randy McGlenn, II - L
Websitewww.mcglennforliberty.com
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Marcus Riccelli - D
Websitewww.marcusriccelli.com
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State Representative District 3 Position #2
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Laura D. Carder - R
Timm Ormsby - D
Websitewww.timmormsby.com
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State Representative District 4 Position #1
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Matt Shea - R
Scott V. Stucker - D
Websitewww.scottstucker.com
State Representative District 4 Position #2
Bob McCaslin - R
Websitewww.votebobmccaslin.com
State Representative District 5 Position #1
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Jason Ritchie - D
Websitewww.ritchieforcongress.com
Jay Rodne - R
Websitewww.votejayrodne.com
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State Representative District 5 Position #2
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Darcy Burner - D
Websitewww.darcyburner.com
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Paul Graves - R
Websitewww.paulgraveswa.com
State Representative District 6 Position #1
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Lynnette Vehrs - D
Mike Volz - R
Websitewww.mikevolz.com
State Representative District 6 Position #2
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Jeff Holy - R
Websitewww.votejeffholy.com
Shar Lichty - D
Websitewww.votesharlichty.com
State Representative District 7 Position #1
Shelly Short - R
Websitewww.vote4shelly.com
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State Representative District 7 Position #2
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Mike Foster - L
Websiteelectmikefoster.com
Joel Kretz - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/joel-kretz
State Representative District 8 Position #1
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Rick Jansons - R
Websitevoterickjansons.com
Brad Klippert - R
Websitewww.bradklippert.com
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State Representative District 8 Position #2
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Larry Haler - R
Websitelarryhaler.com
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Steve Simmons - R
State Representative District 9 Position #1
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Mary Dye - R
Websitefriendsofmarydye.com
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Jennifer Goulet - D
Websitewww.jenn4wa.com
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State Representative District 9 Position #2
Joe Schmick - R
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/schmick.aspx
State Representative District 10 Position #1
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Michael Scott - L
Norma Smith - R
Websitewww.houserepublicans.wa.gov/members/Norma-smith
State Representative District 10 Position #2
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Doris Brevoort - D
Websitedorisbrevoort.com
Dave Hayes - R
Websiteelectdavehayes.com
State Representative District 11 Position #1
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Erin Smith Aboudara - R
Websitewww.erinaboudara.com
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Zach Hudgins - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/legislators/zack-hudgins
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State Representative District 11 Position #2
Steve Bergquist - D
Websitewww.steve4house.com
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State Representative District 12 Position #1
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Cary Condotta - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/cary-condotta
Dan Maher - D
Websitewww.electmaher.org
State Representative District 12 Position #2
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Jerry Paine - R
Mike Steele - R
Websitewww.votemikesteele.com
State Representative District 13 Position #1
State Representative District 13 Position #2
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Matt Manweller - R
Websitemanwellerforstaterep.com
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Jordan Webb - D
Websitewww.webbforwashington.com
State Representative District 14 Position #1
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Norm Johnson - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/norm-johnson
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Susan Soto Palmer - D
State Representative District 14 Position #2
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John Eric Adams - D
Websitewww.johnadamsforcongress.com
Gina R. McCabe - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/gina-mccabe
State Representative District 15 Position #1
Bruce Chandler - R
Websitewww.votechandler.com
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State Representative District 15 Position #2
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David V. Taylor - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/david-taylor
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AJ Cooper - D
State Representative District 16 Position #1
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Rebecca Francik - D
Websitewww.votefrancik.com
William (Bill) Jenkin - R
Websitewww.jenkin4staterep.com
State Representative District 16 Position #2
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Gary Downing - D
Websitewww.elect-downing.com
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Terry R. Nealey - R
Websiteterrynealey.com
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State Representative District 17 Position #2
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Paul Harris - R
Websiteelectharris.com
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Martin (Md) Hash - D
State Representative District 17 Position #1
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Vicki Kraft - R
Sam Kim - D
Websitewww.votesamkim.com
State Representative District 18 Position #1
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Justin Oberg - D
Brandon Vick - R
Websiteelectbrandonvick.com
State Representative District 18 Position #2
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Kathy Gillespie - D
Websitewww.electkathygillespie.com
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Liz Pike - R
Websitewww.lizpike.us
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State Representative District 19 Position #2
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Brian E. Blake - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/brian-blake
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James (Jimi) O'Hagan - R
State Representative District 19 Position #1
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Jim Walsh - R
Websitewww.electjimwalsh.org
Teresa Purcell - D
Websitepeopleforpurcell.com
State Representative District 20 Position #1
Richard Debolt - R
Websitericharddebolt.com
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State Representative District 20 Position #2
Ed Orcutt - R
Websitewww.repedorcutt.com
54
State Representative District 21 Position #1
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Alex Hels - L
Websitewww.helsforstaterep.com
Strom Peterson - D
State Representative District 21 Position #2
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Lillian Ortiz-Self - D
Websiteelectlillian.com
Jeff Scherrer - R
Websitewww.jeff4state.com
State Representative District 22 Position #1
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Donald Austin - R
Laurie Dolan - D
Websitefriendsoflauriedolan.com
State Representative District 22 Position #2
Beth Doglio - D
Websitebethdoglio.nationbuilder.com
State Representative District 23 Position #1
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Sherry V. Appleton - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/legislators/sherry-appleton
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Loretta Byrnes - R
Websitelorettabyrnes.com
State Representative District 23 Position #2
State Representative District 24 Position #1
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Mike Chapman - D
Websitewww.votemikechapman.com
George Vrable - R
State Representative District 24 Position #2
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John D. Alger - R
Websitewww.electjohnalger.com
Steve Tharinger - D
Websitewww.housedemocrats.wa.gov/roster/rep-Steve-Tharinger
State Representative District 25 Position #1
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Jamie Smith - D
Websitewww.votejamiesmith.com
Melanie Stambaugh - R
Websitewww.melaniestambaugh.com
State Representative District 25 Position #2
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Michelle Chatterton - D
Websitemichellechatterton.org
Joyce McDonald - R
WebsiteJoyceMcDonald.com
State Representative District 26 Position #1
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Larry Seaquist - D
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/seaquist.aspx
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Jesse L. Young - R
Websitewww.jesseyoungforstaterep.com
State Representative District 26 Position #2
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Michelle Caldier - R
Websitecaldierforstaterepresentative.com
Randy Spitzer - D
WebsiteElectSpitzer.com
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State Representative District 27 Position #1
Laurie Jinkins - D
Websitewww.lauriejinkins.com
State Representative District 27 Position #2
State Representative District 28 Position #1
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Mari Leavitt - D
Richard (Dick) Muri - R
Websitewww.DickMuri.com
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State Representative District 28 Position #2
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Christine Kilduff - D
Websitechristinekilduff.com
Paul Wagemann - R
Websitewww.paulwagemann.org
State Representative District 29 Position #1
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David Sawyer - D
Websitewww.electdavidsawyer.com
Rick Thomas - I
Websitewww.voterickthomas.org
State Representative District 29 Position #2
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Jessica Garcia - R
Websitewww.votejessicagarcia.com
Steve Kirby - D
Websitestevekirby.org
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State Representative District 30 Position #1
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Linda Kochmar - R
Websitelindakochmar.com
Mike Pellicciotti - D
Websitewww.electmikep.com
State Representative District 30 Position #2
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Teri Hickel - R
Kristine Reeves - D
Websiteelectkristinereeves.nationbuilder.com
State Representative District 31 Position #1
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John Frostad - L
Websitewww.johnfrostad.com
Drew Stokesbary - R
Websitedrewstokesbary.com
State Representative District 31 Position #2
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Phil Fortunato - R
Websitewww.votefortunato.org
Lane Walthers - I
Websitelanewalthers.com
State Representative District 32 Position #1
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Alvin A. Rutledge - R
Cindy Ryu - D
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/ryu.aspx
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State Representative District 32 Position #2
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Ruth Kagi - D
David D. Schirle - R
State Representative District 33 Position #1
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Tina L. Orwall - D
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/orwall.aspx
John Potter - R
State Representative District 33 Position #2
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Mia Su-Ling Gregerson - D
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/Pages/gregerson.aspx
Pamela Pollock - R
Websitewww.pampollock.com
State Representative District 34 Position #1
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Matthew Benson - R
Websitewww.bensonforhouse.com
Eileen L. Cody - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/legislators/eileen-cody
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State Representative District 34 Position #2
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Joe Fitzgibbon - D
Websitewww.joefitzgibbon.com
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Andrew Pilloud - R
Websitewww.andrewforhouse.com
State Representative District 35 Position #1
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Irene Bowling - I
Websiteirenebowling.com
Daniel (Dan) Griffey - R
Websitewww.griffey4statehouse.com
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State Representative District 35 Position #2
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Drew C. MacEwen - R
Websitewww.votedrewmac.com
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Craig Patti - I
Websitewww.craigpatti.com
State Representative District 36 Position #1
Noel Christina Frame - D
State Representative District 36 Position #2
Gael Tarleton - D
Websitewww.voteforgael.org
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State Representative District 37 Position #1
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John Dickinson
WebsiteJohnDickinson.info
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Sharon Tomiko Santos - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/legislators/sharon-tomiko-santos
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State Representative District 37 Position #2
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Eric Pettigrew - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/legislators/eric-pettigrew
Tamra Smilanich
Websitewww.spokesman.com/elections/2010/washington-general-election/candidates/tamra-smilanich
State Representative District 38 Position #2
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Bert Johnson - I
Mike Sells - D
Websitewww.mikesells.net
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State Representative District 39 Position #1
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Dan Kristiansen - R
Websitehouserepublicans.wa.gov/dan-kristiansen
Linda M. Wright - D
State Representative District 39 Position #2
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John Koster - R
Websitewww.kosterforcongress.com
Ronda Metcalf - D
Websiterondametcalf.org
State Representative District 40 Position #1
Kristine Lytton - D
Websitekristinelytton.com/about
State Representative District 40 Position #2
Jeff Morris - D
Websitewww.morriscampaign.com
State Representative District 41 Position #1
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John Pass - R
Websitewww.johnjpass.com
Tana Senn - D
Websitewww.electtanasenn.org
State Representative District 41 Position #2
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Michael Appleby - R
Judy Clibborn - D
Websitewww.judyclibborn.com
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State Representative District 42 Position #1
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Sharlaine LaClair - D
Websitesharlainelaclair.com
Luanne VanWerven - R
Websiteluannevanwerven.com
State Representative District 42 Position #2
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Tracy Atwood - D
Websitewww.gofundme.com/Atwood2016
Vincent Buys - R
Websitewww.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/pages/buys.aspx
State Representative District 43 Position #1
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Nicole Macri - D
Websitewww.votenicole.org
Dan Shih - D
State Representative District 43 Position #2
Frank Chopp - D
Websitefrankchopp.com
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State Representative District 44 Position #1
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Janice Huxford - R
Websitewww.janicehuxford.com
John Lovick - D
Websitewww.electjohnlovick.com
State Representative District 44 Position #2
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Mark Harmsworth - R
Websitewww.markharmsworth.com
Katrina Ondracek - D
State Representative District 45 Position #1
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Roger E. Goodman - D
Websiterogergoodman.org
Ramiro Valderrama - R
Websitewww.Votevalderrama.com
State Representative District 45 Position #2
Larry Springer - D
Websitewww.larryspringer.org
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State Representative District 46 Position #1
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Gerry Pollet - D
Websitewww.housedemocrats.wa.gov/roster/rep-gerry-pollet
Stephanie Heart Viskovich - L
State Representative District 46 Position #2
Jessyn Farrell - D
Websitehousedemocrats.wa.gov/legislators/jessyn-farrell
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State Representative District 47 Position #1
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Mark Hargrove - R
Websitewww.markhargrove.org
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Brooke Valentine - D
WebsitevoteBrookeValentine.com
State Representative District 47 Position #2
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Barry Knowles - R
Websitebarryknowles.com
Pat Sullivan - D
Websitevotepatsullivan.com
State Representative District 48 Position #1
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Michelle Darnell - L
Websitewww.michelledarnellforsenate.com
Patty Kuderer - D
Websitewww.pattykuderer.com
State Representative District 48 Position #2
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Joan McBride - D
Benjamin Judah Phelps - L
Websitewww.electphelps.com
State Representative District 49 Position #1
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Kaitlyn Beck - D
Websitewww.kaitlynbeck.com
Sharon Wylie - D
Websitesharonfor49th.com
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State Representative District 49 Position #2
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Monica Jurado Stonier - D
Websitemonicastonier.nationbuilder.com
Alishia Topper - D
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Initiative Measure No. 1433 concerns labor standards.
This measure would increase the state minimum wage to $11.00 in 2017, $11.50 in 2018, $12.00 in 2019, and $13.50 in 2020, require employers to provide paid sick leave, and adopt related laws.Should this measure be enacted into law?
Initiative Measure No. 1464 concerns campaign finance laws and lobbyists.
This measure would create a campaign-finance system; allow residents to direct state funds to candidates; repeal the non-resident sales-tax exemption; restrict lobbying employment by certain former public employees; and add enforcement requirements.Should this measure be enacted into law?
Initiative Measure No. 1491 concerns court-issued extreme risk protection orders temporarily preventing access to firearms.
This measure would allow police, family, or household members to obtain court orders temporarily preventing firearms access by persons exhibiting mental illness, violent or other behavior indicating they may harm themselves or others.Should this measure be enacted into law?
Initiative Measure No. 1501 concerns seniors and vulnerable individuals.
This measure would increase the penalties for criminal identity theft and civil consumer fraud targeted at seniors or vulnerable individuals; and exempt certain information of vulnerable individuals and in-home caregivers from public disclosure.Should this measure be enacted into law?
Initiative Measure No. 732 concerns taxes.
This measure would impose a carbon emission tax on certain fossil fuels and fossil-fuel-generated electricity, reduce the sales tax by one percentage point and increase a low-income exemption, and reduce certain manufacturing taxes.Should this measure be enacted into law?
Initiative Measure No. 735 concerns a proposed amendment to the federal constitution.
This measure would urge the Washington state congressional delegation to propose a federal constitutional amendment that constitutional rights belong only to individuals, not corporations, and constitutionally-protected free speech excludes the spending of money.Should this measure be enacted into law?
Advisory Vote No. 14: the insurance premium tax to some insurance for stand-alone family dental plans
The legislature extended, without a vote of the people, the insurance premium tax to some insurance for stand-alone family dental plans, costing an indeterminate amount in the first ten years, for government spending.This tax increase should be:RepealedMaintained
Advisory Vote No. 15: Limitations on the retail sales and use tax exemptions for clean alternative-fuel vehicles
The legislature imposed, without a vote of the people, certain limitations on the retail sales and use tax exemptions for clean alternative-fuel vehicles, costing $2,000,000 in the first ten years, for government spending.This tax increase should be:RepealedMaintained
Senate Joint Resolution No. 8210: Deadline for completing state legislative and congressional redistricting.
The legislature has proposed a constitutional amendment on the deadline for completing state legislative and congressional redistricting.This amendment would require the state redistricting commission to complete redistricting for state legislative and congressional districts by November 15 of each year ending in a one, 46 days earlier than currently required.Should this constitutional amendment be:ApprovedRejected
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