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Nevember 13, 2000

Local News

Northshore incumbents return to Olympia

Election results
  
   1st District
   Senator
   Rosemary McAuliffe (D) ‹ 10,873
   Leo Van Hollebeke (R) ‹ 9,000
   Representative Position 1
   Al O'Brien (D) ‹ 11,520
   Eric Marrs (R) ‹ 7,281
   Representative Position 2
   Jeanne A. Edwards (D) ‹ 10,968
   Andy Vanderhoff (R) ‹7,281
   44th District
   Representative Position 1
   Dave Schmidt (R) ‹ 19,448
   Kerry J. Watkins (D) ‹16,209
   Representative Position 2
   John Lovick (D) ‹ 19,742
   Irene Endicott (R) ‹ 15,949
   Jesse Brocksmith (LBT) ‹987
   45th District
   Representative Position 1
   Kathy Lambert (R) ‹25,601
   Jim Gordon (D) ‹ 12,722
   Representative Position 2
   Laura Ruderman (D) ‹21,312
   Toby Nixon (R) ‹ 18,397
  
   Ballot Measures
   Initiative 713
   Bans body-gripping animal traps
   Yes ‹ 375,591
   No‹ 219,839
   Initiative 722
   Repeals 1999 tax increases and limits future property tax increases
   Yes ‹ 288,214
   No ‹ 281,204
   Initiative 728
   Adds funding for school districts to use in reducing class size, extends after school programs, expands teacher training
   Yes ‹443,882
   No ‹ 148,624
   Initiative 729
   Authorizes school districts and public universities to sponsor charter schools, which use tax payer dollars but operate free of most state regulations
   Yes ‹ 284,252
   No ‹ 294,430
   Initiative 732
   Guarantees annual cost of living raises for public school teachers, school district employees, and some employees of community, technical colleges
   Yes ‹415,210
   No ‹178,438
   Initiative 745
   Requires that 90% of transportation money, including transit taxes, be spent on roads
   Yes ‹ 203,479
   No ‹ 380,656