As of 8pm this evening, the early returns for the 2020 General Election have been posted. Counting will continue over the coming weeks, usually with daily counts being released after 4pm, but most votes will wind up counted tonight given the very high turnout before Election Day. The Urbanist Elections Committee made endorsements in several state and federal races last month.

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

Key: Bold Text = leading, ^ = Incumbent, * = Endorsed Candidate/Measure, DEM = Democrat, REP = 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)
  • President/Vice President: Joseph R. Bide/Kamala D. Harris (DEM) 61%, Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence (REP) 36%
  • Washington’s 1st Congressional District: Susan Delbene^ (DEM) 60%, Jeffrey Beeler, Sr. (REP) 39%
  • Washington’s 2nd Congressional District: Rick Larsen^ (DEM) 65%, Timothy Hazelo (REP) 34%
  • Washington’s 3rd Congressional District: Jaime Herrera Beutler^ (REP) 54%, Carolyn Long (DEM) 46%
  • Washington’s 6th Congressional District: Derek Kilmer^ (DEM) 62%, Elizabeth Kreiselmaier (REP) 38%
  • Washington’s 7th Congressional District: Pramila Jayapal^ (DEM) 85%, Craig Keller (REP) 15%
  • Washington’s 8th Congressional District: Kim Schrier^ (DEM) 54%, Jesse Jensen (REP) 46%
  • Washington’s 9th Congressional District: Adam Smith*^ (DEM) 75%, Doug Basler (REP) 24%
  • Washington’s 10th Congressional District: Marilyn Strickland (DEM) 50%, Beth Doglio* (DEM) 35%

Statewide

  • Governor: Jay Inslee*^ (DEM) 60%, Loren Culp (REP) 40%
  • Lieutenant Governor: Denny Heck (DEM) 47%, Marko Liias* (DEM) 34%
  • Secretary of State: Kim Wyman^ (REP) 52%, Gael Tarleton* (DEM) 48%
  • Treasurer: Mike Pellicciotti* (DEM) 56%, Duane Davidson^ (REP) 44%
  • Auditor: Pat McCarthy^ (DEM) 61%, Chris Leyba (REP) 39%
  • Attorney General: Bob Ferguson*^ (DEM) 59%, Matt Larkin (REP) 41%
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction: Chris Reykdal*^ (DEM) 56%, Maia Espinoza (REP) 43%
  • Commissioner of Public Lands: Hilary Franz*^ (DEM) 59%, Sue Kuehl Pederson (REP) 41%
  • Commissioner of Insurance: Mike Kreidler^ (DEM) 68%, Chirayu Patel (REP) 31%
  • Referendum 90: Approved* 60%, Rejected 40%

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) 50%, Mark Mullet^ (DEM) 48%
  • Legislative District 10, State Senator: Helen Price Johnson (DEM) 51%, Ron Muzzall^ (REP) 49%
  • Legislative District 11, State Senator: Bob Hasegawa*^ (DEM) 96%
  • Legislative District 11, State Representative Position 1: David Hackney* (DEM) 61%, Zach Hudgins^ (DEM) 35%
  • Legislative District 19, State Senator: Jeff Wilson (REP) 53%, Dean Takko^ (DEM) 47%, 
  • Legislative District 19, State Representative Position 1: Jim Walsh^ (REP) 58%, Marianna Everson (DEM) 42%
  • Legislative District 19, State Representative Position 2: Joel McEntire (REP) 51%, Brian Blake^ (DEM) 49%
  • Legislative District 22, State Representative Position 2: Jessica Bateman* (DEM) 63%, Dusty Pierpoint (REP) 37%
  • Legislative District 28, State Senator: T’wina Nobles* (DEM) 52%, Steve O’Ban^ (REP) 48%
  • Legislative District 28, State Representative Position 1: Mari Leavitt^ (DEM) 59%, Kevin Ballard (REP) 41%
  • Legislative District 28, State Representative Position 2: Dan Bronoske (DEM) 56%, Chris Nye (REP) 44%
  • Legislative District 29, State Representative Position 1: Melanie Morgan*^ (DEM) 65%, Koshin Fidaar (REP) 35%
  • Legislative District 29, State Representative Position 2: Steve Kirby^ (DEM) 60%, Terry Harder (REP) 40%
  • Legislative District 32, State Representative Position 1: Cindy Ryu*^ (DEM) 73%, Shirley Sutton (DEM) 25%
  • Legislative District 34, State Representative Position 2: Joe Fitzgibbon*^ (DEM) 98%
  • Legislative District 36, State Representative Position 1: Noel Frame*^ (DEM) 99%
  • Legislative District 36, State Representative Position 2: Liz Berry* (DEM) 58%, Sarah Reyneveld (DEM) 40%
  • Legislative District 37, State Representative Position 2: Kirsten Harris-Talley* (DEM) 67%, Chukundi Salisbury (DEM) 32%
  • Legislative District 43, State Representative Position 1: Nicole Macri*^ (DEM) 92%, Leslie Klein (REP) 8%%
  • Legislative District 43, State Representative Position 2: Frank Chopp^ (DEM) 67%, Sherae Lascelles* (IND) 33%
  • Legislative District 47, State Representative Position 1: Debra Entenman^ (DEM) 60%, Kyle Lyebyedyev (REP) 40%
  • Legislative District 47, State Representative Position 2: Pat Sullivan^ (DEM) 61%, Ted Cooke (REP) 39%

King County

  • King County Proposition 1: Approved 78%, Rejected 22%
  • King County Charter Amendment 1: Yes 81%, No 18%
  • King County Charter Amendment 2: Yes 70%, No 30%
  • King County Charter Amendment 3: Yes 69%, No 31%
  • King County Charter Amendment 4: Yes 83%, No 17%
  • King County Charter Amendment 5: Yes 57%, No 43%
  • King County Charter Amendment 6: Yes 63%, No 37%
  • King County Charter Amendment 7: Yes 85%, No 15%

Pierce County

  • Pierce County Executive: Bruce Dammeier^ (REP) 54%, Larry Seaquist (DEM) 46%
  • Pierce County Council No. 2: Hans Zeiger (REP) 52%, Sarah Rumbaugh (DEM) 48%
  • Pierce County Council No. 3: Amy Culver (DEM) 67%, Joe Zaichkin (REP) 30%
  • Pierce County Council No. 4: Ryan Mello (DEM) 65%, Javier Figueroa (REP) 35%
  • Pierce County Council No. 6: Jani Hitchen (DEM) 53%, Jason Whalen (REP) 47%

Snohomish County

  • Snohomish County District 4: Jared Mead^ (DEM) 68%, Brenda Carrington (REP) 32%

Seattle

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