As more ballots are counted in the coming days, this page will be updated when the Associated Press calls a race, or after 4:30 p.m., when the Washington Secretary of State’s Office posts updates.
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For the presidential race, we’ll share what we’re hearing from The Associated Press’ electoral college coverage. The AP is the trusted source for election coverage, both locally and nationally, and is the main source of this information for many national news organizations. The New York Times explains why in this story. We’re a small newsroom and don’t have the expertise to do better than these professionals.
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Note: our electoral results reflect The Associated Press. Last updated: 1:00 a.m.
The AP has called Washington state for Joe Biden.
Below, we have statewide results and results from King County voters. We singled out King County for two reasons: First, because that's where a majority of our readers live. Second, the outcome of King County's votes historically aligns with the outcome of the statewide election.
The Associated Press has called the race for Gov. Jay Inslee.
Below, we have statewide results as well as results from King County voters. We singled out King County for two reasons: First, because that's where a majority of our readers live. Second, the outcome of King County's votes often (but not always) aligns with the outcome of the statewide referendums.
Update: The Associated Press reports the referendum was approved.
Update: The Associated Press has called this race for Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Update: The Associated Press has called this race for Marilyn Strickland.
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