As of 8pm this evening, the early returns for the 2020 August Primary have been posted. Counting will continue over the coming weeks, usually with daily counts being released after 4pm. The Urbanist Elections Committee made endorsements in several state and federal races last month, but two of our preferred candidates look headed for defeat in the Top 2 primary.

Below is a roundup of the early results, including non-endorsed races across Western Washington.

Key: Bold Text = leading, INC = Incumbent, * = Endorsed Candidate/Measure, DEM = Democrat, REO = Republican, IND = Other, Independent

Federal

Washington has ten Congressional districts drawn as shown since 2013. The 6th covers the Olympic peninsula and a little bit of Tacoma. The 10th is Olympia and environs. The 9th is mostly South King County.(State of Washington)
Washington has ten Congressional districts drawn as shown since 2013. (State of Washington)
  • Washington’s 1st Congressional District: Susan Delbene (DEM, INC) 56%, Jeffrey Beeler, Sr. (REP) 32%, Derek Chartrand (REP) 6%
  • Washington’s 2nd Congressional District: Rick Larsen (DEM, INC) 52%, Timothy Hazelo (REP) 14%, Jason Call (DEM) 12%
  • Washington’s 3rd Congressional District: Jaime Herrera Beutler (REP, INC) 55%, Carolyn Long (DEM) 41%, Martin Hash (IND) 2%
  • Washington’s 6th Congressional District: Derek Kilmer (DEM, INC) 50%, Elizabeth Kreiselmaier (REP) 26%, Rebecca Parson* (DEM) 12%
  • Washington’s 7th Congressional District: Pramila Jayapal (DEM, INC) 80%, Craig Keller (REP) 8%
  • Washington’s 8th Congressional District: Kim Schrier (DEM, INC) 45%, Jesse Jensen (REP) 18%, Keith Swank (REP) 17%
  • Washington’s 9th Congressional District: Adam Smith* (DEM, INC) 74%, Doug Basler (REP) 15%, Joshua Campbell (REP) 8%
  • Washington’s 10th Congressional District: Marilyn Strickland (DEM) 21%, Beth Doglio* (DEM) 14%, Kristin Reeves (DEM) 13%

Statewide

  • Governor: Jay Inslee* (DEM, INC) 52%, Loren Culp (REP) 17%, Joshua Freed (REP) 7%
  • Lieutenant Governor: Denny Heck (DEM) 28%, Marko Liias* (DEM) 17%, Ann Davison Sattler (REP) 12%
  • Secretary of State: Kim Wyman (REP, INC) 50%, Gael Tarleton* (DEM) 45%, Ed Minger (IND) 3%
  • Treasurer: Mike Pellicciotti* (DEM) 54%, Duane Davidson (REP, INC) 46%
  • Auditor: Pat McCarthy (DEM, INC) 48%, Chris Leyba (REP) 41%, Joshua Casey (DEM) 11%
  • Attorney General: Bob Ferguson* (DEM, INC) 57%, Matt Larkin (REP) 23%, Brett Rogers (REP) 12%
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction: Chris Reykdal* (DEM, INC) 40%, Maia Espinoza (REP) 24%, Ron Higgins (IND) 20%
  • Commissioner of Public Lands: Hilary Franz* (DEM, INC) 52%, Sue Kuehl Pederson (REP) 22%, Cameron Whitney (REP) 9%
  • Commissioner of Insurance: Mike Kreidler (DEM, INC) 60%, Chirayu Patel (REP) 28%, Anthony Welti (IND) 12%

Legislative Districts

Washington state legislative districts in the Puget Sound Region. Stretches from the 22nd in Olympia north to the 38th in Marysville. (State of Washington)
Washington state legislative districts in the Puget Sound Region. (State of Washington)
  • Legislative District 5, State Senator: Ingrid Anderson (DEM) 48%, Mark Mullet (DEM, INC) 47%
  • Legislative District 10, State Senator: Helen Price Johnson (DEM) 52%, Ron Muzzall (REP, INC) 48%
  • Legislative District 11, State Senator: Bob Hasegawa* (DEM, INC) 93%
  • Legislative District 11, State Representative Position 1: David Hackney* (DEM) 42%, Zach Hudgins (DEM, INC) 36%, Jay Stark (IND) 20%
  • Legislative District 19, State Senator: Dean Takko (DEM, INC) 46%, Jeff Wilson (REP) 36%, Wes Cormier (REP) 17%
  • Legislative District 19, State Representative Position 1: Jim Walsh (REP, INC) 56%, Marianna Everson (DEM) 23%, Clinton Bryson (DEM) 20%
  • Legislative District 19, State Representative Position 2: Joel McEntire (REP) 52%, Brian Blake (DEM, INC) 48%
  • Legislative District 22, State Representative Position 2: Jessica Bateman* (DEM) 35%, Dusty Pierpoint (REP) 35%, May Ellen Biggerstaff (DEM) 14%
  • Legislative District 28, State Senator: T’wina Nobles* (DEM) 51%, Steve O’Ban (REP, INC) 49%
  • Legislative District 28, State Representative Position 1: Mari Leavitt (DEM, INC) 58%, Kevin Ballard (REP) 42%
  • Legislative District 28, State Representative Position 2: Dan Bronoske (DEM) 54%, Chris Nye (REP) 25%, Jamie Michaud (REP) 22%
  • Legislative District 29, State Representative Position 1: Melanie Morgan* (DEM, INC) 62%, Koshin Fidaar (REP) 38%
  • Legislative District 29, State Representative Position 2: Terry Harder (REP) 39%, Steve Kirby (DEM, INC) 33%, Sharlett Mena* (DEM) 27%
  • Legislative District 32, State Representative Position 1: Cindy Ryu* (DEM, INC) 64%, Shirley Sutton (DEM) 24%, Keith Smith (DEM) 7%
  • Legislative District 34, State Representative Position 2: Joe Fitzgibbon* (DEM, INC) 96%
  • Legislative District 36, State Representative Position 1: Noel Frame* (DEM, INC) 97%
  • Legislative District 36, State Representative Position 2: Liz Berry* (DEM) 49%, Sarah Reyneveld (DEM) 43%, Jeffery Cohen (DEM) 6%
  • Legislative District 37, State Representative Position 2: Kirsten Harris-Talley* (DEM) 50%, Chukundi Salisbury (DEM) 21%, Andrea Caupain (DEM) 12%
  • Legislative District 43, State Representative Position 1: Nicole Macri* (DEM, INC) 93%, Leslie Klein (REP) 6%, Brandon Franklin (IND) 1%
  • Legislative District 43, State Representative Position 2: Frank Chopp (DEM, INC) 54%, Sherae Lascelles* (IND) 28%, Jessi Murray (DEM) 18%
  • Legislative District 47, State Representative Position 1: Debra Entenman (DEM, INC) 58%, Kyle Lyebyedyev (REP) 42%
  • Legislative District 47, State Representative Position 2: Pat Sullivan (DEM, INC) 58%, Ted Cooke (REP) 29%, Joseph Cimaomo, Jr. (REP) 9%

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