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2020 election results for Seattle, King County and Washington state

caption: An elections worker feeds ballots into a ballot sorting machine on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at King County Elections in Renton.
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An elections worker feeds ballots into a ballot sorting machine on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at King County Elections in Renton.
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Live blog with Seattle/Washington state updates here.

National map and commentary from NPR here.

Updated at 2:50 p.m. Pacific Time

Here are the top vote-getters in Washington state's 2020 general election, as of 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. These are preliminary results, as ballots will come in by mail for several more days.

United States President (WA voters)

Joseph R. Biden (D): 60.7%

Donald Trump (R): 36.7%

Washington State Governor

Jay Inslee (D): 59.3%

Loren Culp (R): 40.4%

Congressional seats

U.S. Representative District 1

Suzan DelBene (D): 60.6%

Jeffrey Beeler Sr. (R): 39.3%

U.S. Representative District 2

Rick Larsen (D): 65.4%

Timothy Hazelo (R): 34.4%

U.S. Representative District 7

Pramila Jayapal (D): 84.6%

Craig Keller (R): 15.2%

U.S. Representative District 8

Kim Schrier (D): 53.6%

Jesse Jensen (R): 46.3%

U.S. Representative District 9

Adam Smith (D): 75.8%

Doug Basler (R): 24%

U.S. Representative District 10

Marilyn Strickland (D): 50.2%

Beth Doglio (D): 35.9%


Lieutenant Governor

Denny Heck (D): 47.1%

Marko Liias (D): 33.7%

Secretary of State

Kim Wyman (R): 51.8%

Gael Tarleton (D): 48.1%

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson (D): 58.8%

Matt Larkin (R): 41.1%

State Senate 28th Legislative District

Steve O'Ban (R): 48.1%

T'wina Nobles (D): 51.8%

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Chris Reykdal: 56.6%

Maia Espinoza: 42.9%

Referendum 90

Approved: 59.6%

Rejected: 40.5%

King County / Seattle

King County Proposition 1 (Harborview Medical Center improvement bonds)

Approved: 78%

Rejected: 22%

Seattle Proposition 1 (Transit sales tax increase)

Approved: 82%

Rejected: 18%

Charter Amendment 1 (inquests into deaths caused by officers)

Approved: 81%

Rejected: 19%

Charter Amendment 2 (transfer property to be used for low income housing)

Approved: 70%

Rejected: 30%

Charter Amendment 3 (take out word "citizen" from King County charter)

Approved: 69%

Rejected: 31%

Charter Amendment 4 (subpoena authority for Office of Law Enforcement Oversight)

Approved: 83%

Rejected: 17%

Charter Amendment 5 (make King County sheriff an appointed position)

Approved: 57%

Rejected: 43%

Charter Amendment 6 (King County Council can change structure and duties of Sheriffs Office)

Approved: 63%

Rejected: 37%

Charter Amendment 7 (Adding new protected classes to King County anti-discrimination hiring)

Aprroved: 85%

Rejected: 15%

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