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Aug. 4, 2020 Primary Election unofficial results as of 8:15 p.m.

View daily updated results at https://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/king/ or https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/elections/results/2020/202008.aspx

STATE

• The race for Legislative District 36 state representative position 2, replacing incumbent Gael Tarleton, who is running for Washington secretary of state, has two clear frontrunners in Liz Berry and Sarah Reyneveld, who will both appear on the November general election ballot. As of Tuesday night, Berry has a slight advantage with 49.45 percent of the vote, to Reyneveld’s 42.79 percent. Democrat challenger Jeffrey M. Cohen came in a distant third, with 6.27 percent of the vote opening night. State Rep. Noel Christina Frame, the District 36 position 1 incumbent, is running unopposed.

Legislative District 36 State Representative Position 2 (statewide results)

(D) Liz Berry 15,458 votes, 49.45 percent

(D) Sarah Reyneveld 13,376, 42.79 percent

(D) Jeffrey M. Cohen 1,960, 6.27 percent

• In the highly contested governor’s race, with 36 candidates making up the field, incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee has opened with a commanding lead across the state, picking up 51.92 percent of the vote. His closest challenger, whom he will likely face in the general election, is Republican Loren Culp, who campaigned in Eatonville this spring. Culp is leading the field of challengers with 16.71 percent of the vote. As of Tuesday, his closest opponent is Republican Tim Eyman with 7.04 percent.

State Governor (Top 7 listed, top 2 advance)

(D) Jay Inslee 645,920 votes, 51.92 percent

(R) Loren Culp 207,918, 16.71 percent

(R) Tim Eyman 87,615, 7.04 percent

(R) Raul Garcia 62,456, 5.02 percent

(R) Phil Fortunato 50,664, 4.07 percent

(Trump's Republican Party) Leon Aaron Lawson 15,511, 1.25 percent

(D) Don L. Rivers 12,201, 0.98 percent

 

Lieutenant Governor (Top 7 listed, top 2 advance)

(D) Denny Heck 332,831 votes, 27.76 percent

(D) Marko Liias 119,465, 16.64 percent

(R) Ann Davison Sattler 138,433, 11.55 percent

(R) Marty McClendon 129,356, 10.79 percent

(R) Richard (Dick) Muri 118,695, 9.9 percent

(D) Michelle Jasmer 106,014, 8.84 percent

(R) Joseph Brumbles 90,581, 7.55 percent

 

Secretary of State

(R) Kim Wyman 616,108 votes, 50.19 percent

(D) Gael Tarleton 548,248, 44.66 percent

(I) Ed Minger 39,836, 3.25 percent

(P) Gentry Lange 22,216, 1.81 percent

 

State Treasurer

(D) Mike Pellicciotti 657,368 votes, 54.07 percent

(R) Duane A. Davidson 556,883, 45.81 percent

 

State Auditor

(D) Pat (Patrice) McCarthy 582,182 votes, 48.12 percent

(R) Chris Leyba 492,122, 40.68 percent

(D) Joshua Casey 134,255, 11.1 percent

 

State Attorney General

(D) Bob Ferguson 696,278 votes, 56.7 percent

(R) Matt Larkin 288,673, 23.51 percent

(R) Brett Rogers 152,933, 12.45 percent

(GOP) Mike Vaska 88,837, 7.23 percent

 

Commissioner of Public Lands

(D) Hilary Franz 618,143 votes, 51.56 percent

(R) Sue Kuehl Pederson 260,872, 21.76 percent

(R) Cameron Whitney 109,379 9.12 percent

(R) Steve Sharon 95,517 7.97 percent

(D) Frank Wallbrown 65,532, 5.47 percent

(L) Kelsey Reyes 34,930, 2.91 percent

(R) Maryam Abasbarzy 13,110, 1.09 percent

 

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Chris Reykdal 454,083 votes, 40.26 percent

Maia Espinoza 270,739, 24 percent

Ron Higgins 228,238, 20.23 percent

Dennis Wick 67,424, 5.98 percent

David Spring 62,595, 5.55 percent

Stan Lippmann 39,497, 3.5 percent

 

Insurance Commissioner

(D) Mike Kreidler 724,555 votes, 60.09 percent

(R) Chirayu Avinash Patel 337,239, 27.97 percent

(L) Anthony Welti 141,692, 11.75 percent

 

FEDERAL

In the Congressional District 7 U.S. Representative race, Democrat incumbent Pramila Jayapal is easily leading her four opponents with 80.14 percent of the District 10 vote as of Tuesday. She leads in King County with 81.41 percent. Her next closest opponent, who she may face in November's general election, is Republican Craig Keller, who garnered 8.13 percent in District 10, 7.45 percent in King County.

Congressional District 7 — U.S. Representative

(D) Pramila Jayapal 115,002 votes, 80.14 percent

(R) Craig Keller 11,674, 8.13 percent

(I) Rick Lewis 5,745, 4 percent

(R) Scott Sutherland 5,618, 3.91 percent

(D) Jack Hughes-Hageman 5,154, 3.59 percent