As of Nov. 23, ballot tabulations for Washington state appear to be complete — save for three races.

Turnout among registered voters was high: Island County, 75.72 percent; Snohomish County, 70.56 percent; Skagit County, 73.26 percent.

Candidates in contested races and issues on local ballots expected to be certified as winners by the state on Nov. 30 include:

 

At the city level

Stanwood Proposition 1, annexation of fire and emergency medical services into North County Fire & EMS, yes, with 83.39 percent of the vote.

 

At the county level

Island County: Commissioner, District 3, challenger Janet St. Clair, D-Camano Island, 52.8 percent. County Sheriff, Rick Felici, R-Coupeville, 57.8 percent.

Snohomish County: Cascade District Court Judge Position 1, challenger Jennifer Rancourt of Stanwood, 53.14 percent. County Proposition 1, emergency communication systems and facilities sales and use tax, approved, 54.19 percent of voters.

 

At the region level

Court of Appeals, Division 1 District 3, Judge Position 1, Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez of Mount Vernon, 51.89 percent.

PUD Commissioner, District 1, Sid Logan of Arlington, 58.8 percent; District 2, Rebecca Wolfe of Edmonds, 51.3 percent.

 

At the state level

Legislative District 10, Position 1, incumbent Norma Smith, R-Clinton, with 52.21 percent; Position 2, challenger Dave Paul, D-Oak Harbor, with 50.43 percent.

Initiative measures, No. 1631 concerning pollution, no, 56.57 percent of votes; No. 1634, not allowing grocery taxation, yes, 55.86 percent; No. 1639, implementing more firearms control, yes, 59.37 percent; No. 940, more law enforcement oversight, yes, 59.6 percent; Advisory No. 19, regarding Senate Bill 6269, (should be) repealed, 53.53 percent.

 

At the federal level

U.S. Senator, incumbent Maria Cantwell (D) with 58 percent.

Congressional District 2 U.S. Representative, incumbent Rick Larsen (D) with 71 percent.

 

3 races go to recount

Three legislative races in Washington are heading to a hand recount: Democrat Emily Randall is leading Republican Marty McClendon by 99 votes for the 26th District Senate seat. In the 42nd District, Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen led Democrat Pinky Vargas by 45 votes, and Republican Rep. Luanne Van Werven, led Democrat Justin Boneau by 80 votes.

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