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Election results so far: Tight races as more ballots are counted

caption: Sarya Sos drops off ballots on behalf of community members on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the Rainier Community Center in Seattle.
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Sarya Sos drops off ballots on behalf of community members on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the Rainier Community Center in Seattle.
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These are not the final results. Updated 11/8/19 at 3:39 p.m.

Below are the election results for ballots counted as of Tuesday night for Seattle and selected King County and Washington ballot measures.

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Seattle and King County

Seattle City Council | District 1

West Seattle, South Park

Lisa Herbold: 55%

Phil Tavel: 44%

Seattle City Council | District 2

South Seattle

Tammy Morales: 60%

Mark Solomon: 40%

Seattle City Council | District 3

Central Seattle

Kshama Sawant: 50%

Egan Orion: 49%

Seattle City Council | District 4

Northeast Seattle

Alex Pedersen: 53%

Shaun Scott: 46%

Seattle City Council | District 5

North Seattle

Debora Juarez: 60%

Ann Davison-Sattler: 40%

Seattle City Council | District 6


Dan Strauss: 55%

Heidi Wills: 44%

Seattle City Council | District 7

Downtown, Queen Anne, Chinatown-ID

Andrew J. Lewis: 52%

Jim Pugel: 47%

King County Proposition 1: Medic One

Authorizes replacing an expiring Medic One emergency medical services levy.

Yes: 81%

No: 19%

King County Council | District 2

Seattle's University District south to Skyway

Girmay Zahilay: 59%

Larry Gossett: 40%

King County Council | District 4

Seattle's Ballard, Magnolia and downtown neighborhoods

Abigail Doerr: 25%

Jeanne Kohl-Welles: 74%

King County Council | District 6

Eastside, including Mercer Island, Kirkland and Bellevue

Bill Hirt: 21%

Claudia Balducci: 78%

King County Council | District 8

Vashon and Maury Islands

Joe McDermott: 84%

Michael Robert Neher: 16%

Additional election results for King County, including other city results.

State Measures

Referendum 88: Affirmative action

This referendum requires a statewide vote on an initiative that allows for affirmative action policies by Washington state for public education, employment and contracting. Currently, there is a ban of such action. A vote to approve would allow affirmative action. A vote to reject upholds the ban.

Approved: 50.03%

Rejected: 49.97%

Initiative 976: Car tabs

This Tim Eyman initiative would impose a $30 cap on car tab fees for most vehicles, force car values to be assessed based on the Kelley Blue Book, and repeal some transit authorities to impose taxes.

Yes: 53%

No: 47%

See additional election results for Washington state.

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