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Election Night Coverage

November 06, 2012

*EDIT 9pm*

 

As preliminary results roll in for the 2012 election, here’s what we have so far in a selection of the top races. It appear Barack Obama has been re-elected president of the United States.
In Statewide races, Democrat Jay Inslee appears to have won the race for governor. Initiatives to legalize gay marriage and marijuana, allow charters schools, and require a supermajority of the legislature to raise taxes all appear to be passing. US Representative Republican Dave Reichert appears to have held off a challenge from Democrat Karen Porterfield for the newly redrawn 8th district.
In local races, challenger Brad Hawkins appears to have unseated legislator Mike Armstrong for the state’s 12 district in a hotly contested race. As of last night Hawkins led the 11-year incumbent Armstrong 52.22% to 47.78%. Representative Cary Condotta appears to have won an easy re-election, and Senator Linda Evans Parlette Was running unopposed.
Chelan County Commissioners Ron Walter and Doug England appear to have held on to their seats.
Leavenworth voters approved annexing the city into fire district 3..

 

*EDIT* 8:15pm

 

Here are the preliminary results for Chelan County

 

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November 06, 2012 General Election

Last updated on 11/06/2012 8:18 PM

Number of Precincts 85
Number of Registered Voters 40,293
Total Ballots Counted 23,313
Estimated Ballots Left to Count 5,000
Next Ballot Count On 11/09/2012 4:00 PM
Last Tabulated 11/06/2012 8:18 PM
Voter Turnout 57.86%
Certification Date 11/27/2012
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State Measures
Statewide Initiative Measure No. 1185 
Concerns tax and fee increases imposed by state government
Measure Vote Vote %
Yes
 
 
16,325 73.56%
No
 
 
5,867 26.44%
Total Votes 22,192 100%
Statewide Initiative Measure No. 1240 
Concerns creation of a public charter school system
Measure Vote Vote %
Yes
 
 
12,161 54.26%
No
 
 
10,252 45.74%
Total Votes 22,413 100%
Statewide Referendum Measure No. 74 
Concerns marriage for same-sex couples
Measure Vote Vote %
Approved
 
 
9,361 41.04%
Rejected
 
 
13,449 58.96%
Total Votes 22,810 100%
Statewide Initiative Measure No. 502 
Concerns marijuana
Measure Vote Vote %
Yes
 
 
11,849 51.87%
No
 
 
10,994 48.13%
Total Votes 22,843 100%
Statewide Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution No. 8221 
Concerns implementing the Commission on State Debt recommendations regarding Washington's debt limit
Measure Vote Vote %
Approved
 
 
14,680 70.04%
Rejected
 
 
6,280 29.96%
Total Votes 20,960 100%
Statewide Senate Joint Resolution No. 8223 
Concerns investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University
Measure Vote Vote %
Approved
 
 
8,914 41.8%
Rejected
 
 
12,412 58.2%
Total Votes 21,326 100%
State Advisory Votes
Washington State Advisory Vote No. 1 (Engrossed Senate Bill 6635) 
Concerns a B&O tax deduction for certain financial institutions' interest on residential loans
Candidate Vote Vote %
Repealed
 
 
12,886 63.67%
Maintained
 
 
7,354 36.33%
Total Votes 20,240 100%
Washington State Advisory Vote No. 2 (Substitute House Bill 2590) 
Concerns expiration of a tax on possession of petroleum products
Candidate Vote Vote %
Repealed
 
 
12,181 61.43%
Maintained
 
 
7,647 38.57%
Total Votes 19,828 100%
Federal
United States President/Vice President
Candidate Vote Vote %
Barack Obama / Joe Biden
Democratic Party Nominees
 
9,093 39.59%
Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan
Republican Party Nominees
 
13,467 58.64%
Gary Johnson / James P. Gray
Libertarian Party Nominees
 
222 0.97%
Virgil Goode / James N. Clymer
Constitution Party Nominees
 
54 0.24%
Jill Stein / Cheri Honkala
Green Party Nominees
 
92 0.4%
Peta Lindsay / Yari Osorio
Socialism & Liberation Party Nominees
 
6 0.03%
James Harris / Alyson Kennedy
Socialist Workers Party Nominees
 
15 0.07%
Ross C. (Rocky) Anderson / Luis J. Rodriguez
Justice Party Nominees
 
18 0.08%
Total Votes 22,967 100%
United States U.S. Senator
Candidate Vote Vote %
Maria Cantwell
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
10,451 45.97%
Michael Baumgartner
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
12,285 54.03%
Total Votes 22,736 100%
Congressional
Congressional District 8 U.S. Representative

*Multi-county race. Results include only Chelan County.

Candidate Vote Vote %
Dave Reichert
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
14,958 66.66%
Karen Porterfield
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
7,481 33.34%
Total Votes 22,439 100%
State Executive
Washington State Governor
Candidate Vote Vote %
Jay Inslee
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
8,247 36.12%
Rob McKenna
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
14,584 63.88%
Total Votes 22,831 100%
Washington State Lt. Governor
Candidate Vote Vote %
Brad Owen
(Prefers Democrat Party)
 
8,968 40.78%
Bill Finkbeiner
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,025 59.22%
Total Votes 21,993 100%
Washington State Secretary of State
Candidate Vote Vote %
Kim Wyman
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
14,098 64.9%
Kathleen Drew
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
7,624 35.1%
Total Votes 21,722 100%
Washington State State Treasurer
Candidate Vote Vote %
Jim McIntire
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
9,477 43.9%
Sharon Hanek
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
12,110 56.1%
Total Votes 21,587 100%
Washington State State Auditor
Candidate Vote Vote %
James Watkins
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,568 63.43%
Troy Kelley
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
7,823 36.57%
Total Votes 21,391 100%
Washington State Attorney General
Candidate Vote Vote %
Bob Ferguson
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
8,517 39%
Reagan Dunn
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,319 61%
Total Votes 21,836 100%
Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands
Candidate Vote Vote %
Peter J. Goldmark
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
9,188 42.25%
Clint Didier
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
12,561 57.75%
Total Votes 21,749 100%
Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Candidate Vote Vote %
Randy I. Dorn
 
 
15,966 100%
Total Votes 15,966 100%
Washington State Insurance Commissioner
Candidate Vote Vote %
Mike Kreidler
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
8,913 41.97%
John R. Adams
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
12,325 58.03%
Total Votes 21,238 100%
Legislative
Legislative District 12 State Senator

*Multi-county race. Results include only Chelan County.

Candidate Vote Vote %
Linda Evans Parlette
(Prefers Gop Party)
 
17,689 100%
Total Votes 17,689 100%
Legislative District 12 State Representative Pos. 1

*Multi-county race. Results include only Chelan County.

Candidate Vote Vote %
Cary Condotta
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,041 64.04%
Stan Morse
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
7,323 35.96%
Total Votes 20,364 100%
Legislative District 12 State Representative Pos. 2

*Multi-county race. Results include only Chelan County.

Candidate Vote Vote %
Mike Armstrong
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
9,824 47.37%
Brad Hawkins
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
10,917 52.63%
Total Votes 20,741 100%
County
CHELAN COUNTY ASSESSOR
Candidate Vote Vote %
Deanna Walter
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,929 75.8%
DeWayne G. Crater
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
4,447 24.2%
Total Votes 18,376 100%
CHELAN COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1
Candidate Vote Vote %
Ron Walter
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
12,254 66.4%
Gary Schoessler
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
6,201 33.6%
Total Votes 18,455 100%
CHELAN COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER 3
Candidate Vote Vote %
Doug England
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,162 61.34%
Mary T. Signorelli
(Prefers Democrat Party)
 
8,297 38.66%
Total Votes 21,459 100%
Judicial
Supreme Court Justice Position 2
Candidate Vote Vote %
Susan Owens
 
 
14,801 100%
Total Votes 14,801 100%
Supreme Court Justice Position 8
Candidate Vote Vote %
Steve Gonzalez
 
 
14,536 100%
Total Votes 14,536 100%
Supreme Court Justice Position 9
Candidate Vote Vote %
Sheryl Gordon McCloud
 
 
7,707 43.76%
Richard B. Sanders
 
 
9,905 56.24%
Total Votes 17,612 100%
Court of Appeals, Division 3, District 3 Judge Position 2
Candidate Vote Vote %
Teresa C. Kulik
 
 
14,514 100%
Total Votes 14,514 100%
Chelan Superior Court Judge Position 1
Candidate Vote Vote %
Lesley A. Allan
 
 
15,133 100%
Total Votes 15,133 100%
Chelan Superior Court Judge Position 2
Candidate Vote Vote %
T.W "Chip" Small
 
 
15,500 100%
Total Votes 15,500 100%
Chelan Superior Court Judge Position 3
Candidate Vote Vote %
Alicia H. Nakata
 
 
10,707 51.16%
Travis Brandt
 
 
10,221 48.84%
Total Votes 20,928 100%
Fire
FIRE DIST 7 CHELAN Chelan County Fire Protection District No. 7 - Proposition No. 1 Authorizing Increase in Property Taxes over 1% Limitation
Measure Vote Vote %
Yes
 
 
864 41.74%
No
 
 
1,206 58.26%
Total Votes 2,070 100%
Fire District 3 Annex Chelan County Fire District No. 3 Annexation of City of Leavenworth into Chelan County Fire Distric No. 3 Boundaries
Measure Vote Vote %
Yes
 
 
1,541 85.75%
No
 
 
256 14.25%
Total Votes 1,797 100%
Public Utility
PUD ALL PUBLIC UTILITY DIST COMMISSIONER 2
Candidate Vote Vote %
Randy Smith
 
 
14,859 100%
Total Votes 14,859 100%
PUD ALL PUBLIC UTILITY DIST COMMISSIONER A
Candidate Vote Vote %
Carnan Bergren
 
 
14,758 100%
Total Votes 14,758 100%
 

Here are preliminary results for governor \

 

 

Last updated on 11/06/2012 8:21 PM

Governor
Candidate Vote Vote %
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
765,874 51.89%
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
710,096 48.11%
Total Votes 1,475,970 100%
 

 

 

 

 

Ballots can be dropped off or cast in person until 8pm tonight. Chelan County Auditor Skip Moore said preliminary results should be available around 8:15 tonight. Voters are deciding on the next President of the United States, as well as several important state and local races and initiatves. Moore expects a high 85% voter turnout.