Election results: Key races in Washington primary
Governor Jay Inslee (D) faces Bill Bryant (R) a former Port of Seattle Commissioner. Nine other candidates are on the Washington primary ballot.
Jay Inslee: 49.19 percent
Bill Bryant: 38.49 percent
Long-time Senator Patty Murray hopes to win another term in office. She faces Republican Chris Vance, a former chairman of the state Republican Party.
Patty Murray: 53.74 percent
Chris Vance: 27.65 percent
7th Congressional District
For the first time in 28 years, the 7th District seat is open after Jim McDermott announced he wasn’t running again. Nine candidates are running for the position, including five Democrats and two Republicans.
Pramila Jayapal: 41.88 percent
Joe McDermott: 19.27 percent
Brady Walkinshaw: 21.23 percent
Seattle housing levy
Proposition 1 concerns replacing (and increasing) Seattle’s expiring housing levy. The new seven-year levy would authorize the city to raise up to $290 million in additional property taxes, which, according to The Seattle Times, is about $122 per year for the owner of a $480,000 home.
Yes: 70.39 percent
No: 29.61 percent
Seattle viaduct park – measure no. 123
If approved by voters, a portion of the Alaskan Way Viaduct would remain in tact as a mile-long elevated park.
Yes: 17.10 percent
No: 82.9 percent
Snohomish County sales-tax increase
A county-wide sales tax would raise funds for sheriff’s deputies in an effort to fight an ongoing heroin epidemic.
Yes: 49.75 percent
No: 50.25 percent
State superintendent of public instruction
Current Superintendent Randy Dorn is not seeking re-election, which leaves the door open to seven candidates vying for the position.
Ron Higgins: 16.73 percent
Erin Jones: 25.51 percent
Chris Reykdal: 20.99 percent
Pierce County Executive
Rick Talbert (D), Larry Faulk (R), Bruce Dammeier (R), Dan Roach (R) are battling for the position.
Rick Talbert: 46.08 percent
Larry Faulk: 7.13 percent
Bruce Dammeier: 30.16 percent
Dan Roach: 16.46 percent