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Primary election votes counted

Local voters took to the polls Sept. 19 to whittle down the field in


federal and state election races. Following are the unofficial vote totals collected


by the Secretary of State's office as of Monday morning.



Name, party, votes, percentage



U.S. senator


Maria Cantwell, Democrat, 398,412, 36.59 percent


Slade Gorton, Republican, 476,088, 43.73 percent


Warren E. Hanson, Republican, 15,408, 1.41 percent


Jeff Jared, Libertarian, 14,059, 1.29 percent


Barbara Lampert, Democrat, 14,307, 1.31 percent


Ken McCandless, Republican, 10,696, 0.98 percent


Robert Tilden Medley, Democrat, 12,461, 1.14 percent


June Riggs, Republican, 9,041, 0.83 percent


Deborah Senn, Democrat, 138,237, 12.69 percent



U.S. representative, District 8


Heidi Behrens-Benedict, Democrat, 42,519, 37.44 percent


Jennifer Dunn, Republican, 68,553, 60.36 percent


Bernard McIlroy, Libertarian, 2,486, 2.18 percent



Governor


John Carlson, Republican, 375,493, 34.35 percent


Meta Heller, Democrat, 25,216, 2.3 percent


Harold Hochstatter, Republican, 80,286, 7.34 percent


Steve W. LePage, Libertarian, 19,249, 1.76 percent


Gary Locke, Democrat, 592,908, 54.23 percent



Lieutenant governor


Ruth E. Bennett, Libertarian, 67,741, 6.92 percent


William "Mike" Elliott, Republican, 239,518, 24.49 percent


Joe K. Mitschelen, Republican, 135,544, 13.86 percent


Brad Owens, Democrat, 432,182, 43.27 percent


Lonnie W. Williams Sr., Democrat, 111,971, 11.44 percent



Secretary of state


Will Baker, Republican, 50,193, 5.23 percent


Don L. Baker, Democrat, 207,301, 21.63 percent


Rand Daley, Democrat, 40,895, 4.26 percent


James Findley, Republican, 81,132, 8.46 percent


J. Bradley Gibson, Libertarian, 31,771, 3.31 percent


Chris Loftis, Reform, 21,296, 2.22 percent


Allen Norman, Democrat, 38,547, 4.02 percent


Sam Reed, Republican, 206,497, 21.54 percent


Charles Rolland, Democrat, 71,242, 7.43 percent


Bob Terwilliger, Democrat, 118,180, 12.33 percent


Mike Wensman, Republican, 91,354, 9.53 percent



State treasurer


Louis Bloom, Democrat, 68,405, 7 percent


Mike Murphy, Democrat, 452,819, 46.37 percent


Tim Perman, Libertarian, 48,601, 4.97 percent


Diane Rhoades, Republican, 406,559, 41.63 percent



State auditor


Chris Caputo, Libertarian, 59,237, 5.94 percent


Richard McEntee, Republican, 375,434, 37.68 percent


Brian Sonntag, Democrat, 561,544, 56.36 percent


State attorney general


Luanne Coachman, Natural Law, 13,498, 1.31 percent


Christine Gregoire, Democrat, 559,817, 54.51 percent


Stan Lippman, Natural Medicine, 13,152, 1.28 percent


Richard Pope, Republican, 397,269, 38.68 percent


Richard Shepard, Libertarian, 43,182, 4.2 percent



Superintendent of public instruction, non-partisan


Teresa "Terry" Bergeson, 516,757, 57.11 percent


David Blomstrom, 73,741, 8.15 percent


Donald B. Crawford, 140,621, 15.54 percent


Neil T.B. Helgeland, 50,234, 5.55 percent


Arthur Hu, 123,461, 13.64 percent



Commissioner of public lands


Georgia Gardner, Democrat, 120,884, 12.01 percent


Steve Layman, Libertarian, 33,348, 3.31 percent


Mike Lowry, Democrat, 291,590, 28.99 percent


Mike the Mover, Democrat, 29,287, 2.91 percent


Jim O'Donnell, Democrat, 61,913, 6.15 percent


Patrick A. Parrish, Republican, 80,396, 7.99 percent


Bob Penhale, Democrat, 13,489, 1.34 percent


Tim Reid, Democrat, 43,547, 4.33 percent


Doug Sutherland, Republican, 331,365, 32.94 percent



Insurance commissioner


John Conniff, Democrat, 196,806, 20.86 percent


Don Davidson, Republican, 278,378, 29.5 percent


Curtis Fackler, Republican, 112,554, 11.93 percent


Mike Hihn, Libertarian, 39,389, 4.17 percent


Mike Kreidler, Democrat, 316,275, 33.52 percent



State senator, District 5


Dino Rossi, Republican, 14,685, 76.58 percent


Azziem Hassan Underwood, Democrat, 4,490, 23.41 percent



State representative, Position 1, District 5


Glenn Anderson, Republican, 10,623, 54.42 percent


Di Irons, Democrat, 8,100, 41.5 percent


Steve Otto, Libertarian, 794, 4.06 percent



State representative, Position 2, District 5


Lori Bechtold, Democrat, 7,107, 36.44 percent


Cheryl Pflug, Republican, 12,395, 63.55 percent



State representative, Position 1, District 45


David F. Goetsch, Democrat, 1,393, 8.47 percent


Jim Gordon, Democrat, 2,369, 14.41 percent


Kathy Lambert, Republican, 9,451, 57.49 percent


Janice C. Linville, Republican, 3,224, 19.61 percent



State representative, Position 2, District 45


Toby Nixon, Republican, 7,843, 45.94 percent


Laura Ruderman, Democrat, 9,229, 54.05 percent



State Supreme Court justice, Position 2, non-partisan


Barrie Althoff, 66,511, 8.24 percent


Terry Carroll, 119,948, 14.86 percent


Geoff Crooks, 48,260, 5.97 percent


David Larson, 112,722, 13.96 percent


Susan J. Owens, 220,116, 27.27 percent


Doug Schafer, 88,038, 10.9 percent


Jeff Sullivan, 151,585, 18.78 percent



State Supreme Court justice, Position 7, non-partisan


Bobbe J. Bridge, 463,774, 60.55 percent


Scott S. Schwieger, 302,052, 39.44 percent



State Supreme Court justice, Position 8, non-partisan


Gerry L. Alexander, 650,841, 100 percent



State Supreme Court justice, Position 9, non-partisan


Tom Chambers, 297,702, 37.9 percent


Jim Foley, 284,774, 36.25 percent


Ken Grosse, 202,979, 25.84 percent



Court of Appeals justice, Position 4, Division 1, District 1,


non-partisan


Ronald, E. Cox, 131,358, 100 percent



Court of Appeals justice, Position 7, Division 1, District 1,


non-partisan


Marlin J. Appelwick, 129,341, 100 percent



For more information about the Sept. 19 primary, visit the


Secretary of State's election Web site at www.vote.wa.gov.

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