November 2016 Election Vote Totals as of 5:15 AM PST, Nov. 9
Presidential Election: Donald Trump
Donald Trump, Republican, won the presidential election with 276 electoral votes, compared to Hillary Clinton’s 218, according to the Associated Press as of 5:19 AM PST, Nov. 9, 2016. There are still 44 electoral votes still available, but not enough to get Clinton to the required 270 votes. Currently, Clinton is winning the popular vote.
[Note: Different news sources are estimating different counts of electoral votes, but there is not a scenario in which Clinton could win.]
In Washington State, Hillary Clinton won 72.68% of the vote, while Donald Trump took 20.9% of the vote. The remainder of voters split their votes among Independent candidates, per King County Elections.
Washington Governor’s Race: Jay Inslee
Incumbent Jay Inslee (Democrat) retained his seat with 70.13% of the vote. Republican Bill Bryant received 29.72% of the vote.
Washington Lieutenant Governor: Cyrus Habib
Cyrus Habib, Democrat, won the seat with 71.76% of the vote, compared to Marty McClendon, Republican, who received 28.05% of the vote.
Washington Secretary of State: Tina Podlodowski
Democrat Tina Podlodowski won the Secretary of State, unseating current Secretary of State, Kim Wyman, Republican.
Washington State Treasurer: Duane Davidson
Duane Davidson, Republican, won the State Treasurer’s office with 60.34% of the vote, winning over Michael Waite, Republican, who had 37.96% of the vote.
Washington State Auditor: Pat (Patrice) McCarthy
Democrat Pat McCarthy took the State Auditor’s with a sizable lead – 65.73% of the vote – against Mark Miloscia, Republican, who received 34.15% of the vote.
Washington Attorney General: Bob Ferguson
Democrat Bob Ferguson retains his seat as Washington Attorney General with 80.45% of the vote over Libertarian Joshua B. Trumbull who received just 19.35% of the vote.
Kent School District Bond (Proposition 1) Passed
After narrowly being rejected this spring, Prop. 1 passed with a comfortable margin in yesterday’s election. With the passage of the $252 million bond, Kent School District can work on its extensive list of projects (click here for complete list).
For a complete list of election results in Washington State, visit King County Elections online.