There were few shockers after yesterday's certification of the ballot in King County, but we can all expect the campaigning to ramp up for November elections 76 days from today (Wednesday).
As we head to Nov. 6, what race or races concern you the most? Are they’re national, state or local? Or are they all equally important? .
Final results from Washington’s Aug. 7 primary were posted and certified Tuesday in King County. The Secretary of State has until Friday to certify results statewide.
In Bellevue's legislative races, the results (remember, the top two advance the the Nov. 7 general election) are in the following links:
The Secretary of State’s Office has results for:
- Statewide executive races, such as governor race -- in which Bellevue resident and state attorney general Rob McKenna will face off with former Congressman Jay Inslee -- and attorney general, featuring King County councilmen Reagan Dunn and Bob Ferguson.
- Federal races, including the 9th Congressional District, to which Bellevue now belongs.
- Legislative results.
You can find all King County results here.
According to the King County Elections Department, voters returned 443,523 ballots for a turnout of 40 percent. The total and percentage surpasses the past few recent August primaries. In the 2008 August primary, the last one to have a governor's race, the county had a 34.9 percent voter turnout with 363,197 ballots counted, according to county records. The King County primary turnout last broke 40 percent in 2004, when 46 percent of voters turned in their ballots. That ballot featured a governor's race and a senate race.