Northwest NEWS

November 9, 1998

Local News

Election results as of Nov. 6

   * denotes incumbent, D=Democrat; R=Republican; AHP= American Heritage Party
  
   U.S. Senate
   Patty Murray (D)* 942,242 58.5%
   Linda Smith (R) 668,250 41.5%
  
   U.S. House
   1st District
   Jay Inslee (D) 93,154 50.4%
   Rick White (R)* 80,534 43.6%
   Bruce Craswell (AHP) 11,214 6.1%
  
   2nd District
   Jack Metcalf (R)* 101,398 55%
   Grethe Cammermeyer (D) 83,003 45%
  
   8th District
   Jennifer Dunn (R)* 109,968 59.2%
   Heidi Behrens-Benedict (D) 75,772 40.8%
  
   State Senate
   44th District
   Jeanine Long (R)* 17,993 60.1%
   Kerry Watkins (D) 11,941 39.9%
  
   45th District
   Bill Finkbeiner (R)* 17,911 57.6%
   Bill Grace (D) 13,195 42.4%
  
   State House
   1st District, Position 1
   Al O'Brien (D)* 16,904 56.4%
   Ian Elliot (R) 13,084 43.6%
  
   Position 2
   Jeanne Edwards (D) 15,781 52.6%
   Mike Sherstad (R)* 14,214 47.4%
  
   44th District, Position 1
   John Lovick (D) 15,216 51%
   Bill Thompson (R)* 14,597 49%
  
   Position 2
   Dave Schmidt (R)* 16,367 55.6%
   Eric Goodrich (D) 13,070 44.4%
  
   45th District, Position 1
   Laura Ruderman (D) 16,153 51.4%
   Bill Backlund (R)* 15,298 48.6%
  
   Position 2
   Kathy Lambert (R)* 22,392 100%
  
   State Supreme Court
   Position 1
   Faith Ireland 788,584 60.1%
   Jim Foley 524,332 39.9 %
  
   Position 5
   Barbara Madsen * 873,792 68%
   Jim Bates 412,111 32%
  
   King County Prosecutor
   Norm Maleng (R) 268,460 57.4%
   Fred Canavor (D) 197,435 42.2%
  
   Snohomish County Prosecutor
   James Krider 107,939 97.6%
   Write-in 2,680 2.4%
  
   Evergreen District Court Judge
   Charles Meyer 12,245 55.7%
   Arnold Young 9,656 43.8%
   Write-in 102 .5%
  
   Ballot Measures
   I-200 (government preferences)
   Yes 940,312 58.4%
   No 669,484 41.6%
  
   I-688 (minimum wage)
   Yes 1,078,785 66.5%
   No 543,894 33.5%
  
   I-692 (medical marijuana)
   Yes 953,303 58.8%
   No 668,074 41.2%
  
   I-694 (partial birth abortion)
   Yes 686,048 43%
   No 910,914 57%
  
   Referendum 49 (road bonds)
   Yes 913,324 57.9%
   No 664,548 42.1%
  
   Snohomish County
   Proposition 1 (Property tax for road work)
   Yes 35,361 24.7%
   No 107,841 75.3%
  
   Proposition 2 (Fuel tax for road work)
   Yes 35,114 24.2%
   No 110,291 75.8%
  
   Proposition 3 (Property tax for parks
   Yes 44,066 30.4%
   No 101,102 69.6%
  
   Proposition 4 (Real estate tax for conservation areas)
   Yes 36,852 25.5%
   No 107,517 74.5%
  
   Proposition 5 (Property tax for water/sewer work)
   Yes 40,972 28.3%
   No 103,746 71.7%
  
   Duvall
   Police services
   Yes 732 60.1%
   No 486 39.9%
  
   Duvall Fire District (Levy lid lift)
   Yes 1,374 50.6%
   No 1,341 49.4%
  
   Riverview School District (Field bond)
   Yes 2,169 48.2%
   No 2,328 51.8%
  
   Kenmore
   Annex to Northshore Fire District
   Yes 4,967 89.8%
   No 562 10.2%