2016 Washington House of Representatives election

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Washington State House elections, 2016

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98 seats of the Washington State House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
  Frank Chopp, Speaker of the Washington House of Representatives, Official Portrait, 2019.jpg
Leader Frank Chopp Dan Kristiansen
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 43rd-Seattle 39th-Snohomish
Seats won 50 48
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 3,129,575 2,507,412
Percentage 54.27% 43.48%

House Speaker before election

Frank Chopp
Democratic

Elected House Speaker

Frank Chopp
Democratic

The Washington State House elections, 2016 are biennial elections in which each of the 49 legislative districts in Washington choose two people to represent them in the Washington State House of Representatives. Roughly half of the members of the Washington Senate are elected concurrently to four-year terms from identical legislative districts. The election was held on November 8, 2016.

A top two primary election in August 2016 determines which two candidates appear on the November ballot. Each candidate is allowed to write in whatever party preference he or she desires.[1]

Overview[edit]

Washington State House Elections, 2016
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 3,129,575 54.27% 50 Steady
Republican 2,507,412 43.48% 48 Steady
Libertarian 110,457 1.91% 0 0
Independent 33,244 0.58% 0 0
Totals 5,766,110 100.0% 98

Composition[edit]

Pre-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 50
  Republican-Held 48
 Total
98
Races with Democratic Incumbent Seats
  Contested, vs Republican 25
  Uncontested 10
  Contested, vs Libertarian 4
  Contested, vs Independent 2
 Total
41
Races with Republican Incumbent Seats
  Contested, vs Democrat 32
  Uncontested 6
  Contested, vs Republican 3
  Contested, vs Libertarian 2
  Contested, vs Independent 0
 Total
43
Open Races Seats
  Republican vs Democrat 10
  Democrat vs Democrat 2
  Uncontested Democrat 2
 Total
14
Post-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 50
  Republican-Held 48
 Total
98

Results[edit]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49

District 1[edit]

Washington's 1st legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Derek Stanford (incumbent) 14,512 49.6
Republican Neil Thannisch 7,026 24.0
Republican Brian M. Travis 4,360 14.9
Democratic Kazuaki Sugiyama 3,379 11.5
Total votes 29,277 100.0
General election
Democratic Derek Stanford (incumbent) 43,207 61.0
Republican Neil Thannisch 27,661 39.0
Total votes 70,868 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 1st legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Langston 11,657 39.7
Democratic Shelley Kloba 9,211 31.3
Democratic Darshan Rauniyar 3,719 12.7
Democratic Kyoko Matsumoto Wright 3,003 10.2
Democratic Aaron Moreau-Cook 1,792 6.1
Total votes 29,382 100.0
General election
Democratic Shelley Kloba 39,076 55.2
Republican Jim Langston 31,739 44.8
Total votes 70,815 100.0
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Washington's 2nd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew Barkis (incumbent) 13,670 57.9
Democratic Amy Pivetta Hoffman 9,944 42.1
Total votes 23,614 100.0
General election
Republican Andrew Barkis (incumbent) 34,167 58.2
Democratic Amy Pivetta Hoffman[a] 24,544 41.8
Total votes 58,711 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 2nd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J.T. Wilcox (incumbent) 15,708 65.9
Democratic Derek Maynes 4,563 19.1
Democratic Nathaniel Downes 3,578 15.0
Total votes 23,849 100.0
General election
Republican J.T. Wilcox (incumbent) 39,033 65.7
Democratic Derek Maynes 20,413 34.3
Total votes 59,446 100.0
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

Washington's 3rd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marcus Riccelli (incumbent) 14,148 71.4
Libertarian Randy McGlenn II 5,660 28.6
Total votes 29,896 100.0
General election
Democratic Marcus Riccelli (incumbent) 33,484 67.3
Libertarian Randy McGlenn II 16,260 32.7
Total votes 49,744 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 3rd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Timm Ormsby (incumbent) 13,335 62.8
Republican Laura Carder 6,167 29.1
Libertarian Paul Delaney 1,729 8.1
Total votes 21,231 100.0
General election
Democratic Timm Ormsby (incumbent) 31,878 62.1
Republican Laura Carder 19,460 37.9
Total votes 51,338 100.0
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

Washington's 4th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matthew Shea (incumbent) 17,226 60.4
Democratic Scott V. Stucker 11,290 39.6
Total votes 28,516 100.0
General election
Republican Matthew Shea (incumbent) 43,914 64.6
Democratic Scott Stucker 24,021 35.4
Total votes 67,935 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 4th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob McCaslin Jr. (incumbent) 21,234 100.0
General election
Republican Bob McCaslin Jr. (incumbent) 55,755 100.0
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

Washington's 5th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jay Rodne (incumbent) 16,052 54.4
Democratic Jason Ritchie 13,456 45.6
Total votes 29,508 100.0
General election
Republican Jay Rodne (incumbent) 37,772 51.9
Democratic Jason Ritchie 34,954 48.1
Total votes 72,726 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 5th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Graves 13,843 46.3
Democratic Darcy Burner 11,014 36.8
Democratic Matt Larson 5,056 16.9
Total votes 29,913 100.0
General election
Republican Paul Graves 39,330 53.7
Democratic Darcy Burner 33,838 46.3
Total votes 73,168 100.0
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

Washington's 6th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynnette Vehrs 13,022 42.7
Republican Mike Volz 8,948 29.3
Republican Ian Field 6,007 19.7
Republican Samuel Canty 1,277 4.2
Independent Barry Pfundt 8,568 4.1
Total votes 30,499 100.0
General election
Republican Mike Volz 37,702 55.3
Democratic Lynnette Vehrs 30,421 44.7
Total votes 68,123 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 6th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Holy (incumbent) 17,704 58.0
Democratic Shar Lichty 12,835 42.0
Total votes 30,539 100.0
General election
Republican Jeff Holy (incumbent) 42,948 62.9
Democratic Shar Lichty 25,302 37.1
Total votes 68,250 100.0
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

Washington's 7th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelly Short (incumbent) 25,075 100.0
General election
Republican Shelly Short (incumbent) 56,589 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 7th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joel Kretz (incumbent) 23,161 79.1
Libertarian Mike Foster 6,117 20.9
Total votes 29,278 100.0
General election
Republican Joel Kretz (incumbent) 49,635 76.9
Libertarian Mike Foster 14,946 23.1
Total votes 64,581 100.0
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

Washington's 8th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brad Klippert (incumbent) 13,116 54.3
Republican Rick Jansons 7,633 31.6
Libertarian Ryan Knight Cooper 3,407 14.1
Total votes 24,156 100.0
General election
Republican Brad Klippert (incumbent) 33,711 58.7
Republican Rick Jansons 23,750 41.3
Total votes 57,461 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 8th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Haler (incumbent) 14,829 64.2
Republican Steve Simmons 8,288 35.8
Total votes 24,156 100.0
General election
Republican Larry Haler (incumbent) 34,579 59.8
Republican Steve Simmons 23,211 40.2
Total votes 57,790 100
Republican hold

District 9[edit]

Washington's 9th legislative district House 1 general election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mary Dye (incumbent) 12,813 57.7
Democratic Jennifer Goulet 6,697 30.2
Republican Hailey Roemer 2,693 12.1
Total votes 22,203 100.0
General election
Republican Mary Dye (incumbent) 35,640 66.5
Democratic Jennifer Goulet 17,944 33.5
Total votes 53,584 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 9th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joe Schmick (incumbent) 16,816 100.0
General election
Republican Joe Schmick (incumbent) 42,695 100.0
Republican hold

District 10[edit]

Washington's 10th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norma Smith (incumbent) 23,012 73.1
Libertarian Michael Scott 8,450 26.9
Total votes 31,462 100.0
General election
Republican Norma Smith (incumbent) 48,178 72.0
Libertarian Michael Scott 18,778 28.0
Total votes 66,956 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 10th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Hayes (incumbent) 19,717 56.0
Democratic Doris Brevoort 15,460 44.0
Total votes 35,177 100.0
General election
Republican Dave Hayes (incumbent) 42,962 59.1
Democratic Doris Brevoort 28,756 40.9
Total votes 72,718 100.0
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

Washington's 11th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zack Hudgins (incumbent) 13,201 66.3
Republican Erin Smith Aboudara 6,701 33.7
Total votes 19,902 100.0
General election
Democratic Zack Hudgins (incumbent) 34,801 67.8
Republican Erin Smith Aboudara 16,511 32.2
Total votes 51,312 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 11th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Bergquist (incumbent) 15,523 100.0
General election
Democratic Steve Bergquist (incumbent) 41,507 100.0
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

Washington's 12th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cary Condotta (incumbent) 17,897 64.3
Democratic Dan Maher 9,928 35.7
Total votes 27,825 100.0
General election
Republican Cary Condotta (incumbent) 36,748 62.9
Democratic Dan Maher 21,653 37.1
Total votes 58,401 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 12th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Steele 8,129 35.1
Republican Jerry Paine 6,001 25.9
Republican Garn G. Christensen 5,365 23.2
Republican Danny Stone 3,645 15.8
Total votes 23,140 100.0
General election
Republican Mike Steele 30,397 60.2
Republican Jerry Paine 20,112 39.8
Total votes 50,509 100.0
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

Washington's 13th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Dent (incumbent) 17,101 100.0
General election
Republican Tom Dent (incumbent) 41,673 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 13th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matt Manweller (incumbent) 14,883 70.3
Democratic Jordan Webb 6,290 29.7
Total votes 21,173 100.0
General election
Republican Matt Manweller (incumbent) 35,071 70.7
Democratic Jordan Webb 14,507 29.3
Total votes 49,578 100.0
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

Washington's 14th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norm Johnson (incumbent) 14,920 67.5
Democratic Susan Soto Palmer 7,167 32.5
Total votes 22,087 100.0
General election
Republican Norm Johnson (incumbent) 35,787 66.0
Democratic Susan Soto Palmer 18,393 34.0
Total votes 54,180 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 14th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gina McCabe (incumbent) 14,759 67.0
Democratic Susan Soto Palmer 7,256 33.0
Total votes 22,087 100.0
General election
Republican Gina McCabe (incumbent) 36,848 68.5
Democratic John (Eric) Adams 16,914 31.5
Total votes 53,762 100.0
Republican hold

District 15[edit]

Washington's 15th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bruce Chandler (incumbent) 10,528 100.0
General election
Republican Bruce Chandler (incumbent) 30,433 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 15th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Taylor (incumbent) 4,962 38.1
Democratic AJ Cooper 4,033 31.0
Republican Dave Kearby 4,025 30.9
Total votes 13,020 100.0
General election
Republican David Taylor (incumbent) 21,926 60.2
Democratic AJ Cooper 14,491 39.8
Total votes 36,417 100.0
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

Washington's 16th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rebecca Francik 5,933 28.7
Republican Bill Jenkin 4,422 21.4
Republican Skyler Rude 4,006 19.4
Republican Mary Ruth Edwards 3,665 17.7
Republican Allen Pomraning 2,659 12.8
Total votes 20,685 100.0
General election
Republican Bill Jenkin 29,812 62.0
Democratic Rebecca Francik 18,252 38.0
Total votes 48,064 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 16th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Terry Nealey (incumbent) 12,914 62.5
Democratic Gary Downing 6,020 29.1
Republican Ricardo Espinoza 1,746 8.4
Total votes 20,680 100.0
General election
Republican Terry Nealey (incumbent) 32,860 67.9
Democratic Gary Downing 15,507 32.1
Total votes 48,367 100.0
Republican hold

District 17[edit]

Washington's 17th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vicki Kraft 7,714 33.5
Democratic Sam Kim 4,905 21.3
Democratic Don Orange 4,241 18.4
Republican Jerry Oliver 3,369 14.6
Democratic Rob Frisina 1,716 7.5
Democratic Joshua Egan 1,077 4.7
Total votes 23,022 100.0
General election
Republican Vicki Kraft 30,552 51.7
Democratic Sam Kim[a] 28,585 48.3
Total votes 59,137 100
Republican hold
Washington's 17th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Harris (incumbent) 10,633 47.3
Democratic Martin Hash 8,820 39.3
Republican Richard Colwell 3,005 13.4
Total votes 22,458 100.0
General election
Republican Paul Harris (incumbent) 36,936 63.1
Democratic Martin Hash 21,602 36.9
Total votes 58,538 100.0
Republican hold

District 18[edit]

Washington's 18th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brandon Vick (incumbent) 16,197 58.2
Democratic Justin Oberg 8,884 32.0
Democratic Lisa Anderson[a] 2,726 9.8
Total votes 27,807 100.0
General election
Republican Brandon Vick (incumbent) 44,729 63.3
Democratic Justin Oberg 25,874 36.7
Total votes 70,603 100
Republican hold
Washington's 18th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Liz Pike (incumbent) 11,972 42.5
Democratic Kathy Gillespie 8,170 29.0
Republican Shane A. Bowman 4,368 15.5
Democratic Ilana Brown 3,665 13.0
Total votes 28,175 100.0
General election
Republican Liz Pike (incumbent) 40,354 56.8
Democratic Kathy Gillespie[a] 30,665 43.2
Total votes 71,019 100
Republican hold

District 19[edit]

Washington's 19th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Walsh 7,675 29.0
Democratic Teresa Purcell 6,411 24.2
Democratic JD Rossetti 6,361 24.0
Republican Val Tinney 3,877 14.6
Democratic Tim Sutinen 2,180 8.2
Total votes 26,504 100.0
General election
Republican Jim Walsh 28,693 50.5
Democratic Teresa Purcell 28,134 49.5
Total votes 56,827 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic
Washington's 19th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brian Blake (incumbent) 14,470 55.1
Republican Jimi O'Hagan 10,260 39.1
Democratic Butch Stavrum 1,523 5.8
Total votes 26,253 100.0
General election
Democratic Brian Blake (incumbent) 33,629 59.9
Republican Jimi O'Hagan 22,504 40.1
Total votes 56,133 100.0
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

Washington's 20th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard DeBolt (incumbent) 19,080 100.0
General election
Republican Richard DeBolt (incumbent)[b] 47,206 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 20th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Orcutt (incumbent) 19,699 100.0
General election
Republican Ed Orcutt (incumbent) 49,195 100.0
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

Washington's 21st legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Strom Peterson (incumbent) 18,958 77.2
Republican Alex Hels 5,601 22.8
Total votes 24,559 100.0
General election
Democratic Strom Peterson (incumbent) 43,184 72.2
Republican Alex Hels 16,639 27.8
Total votes 59,823 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 21st legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lillian Ortiz-Self (incumbent) 14,760 56.5
Republican Jeff Scherrer 8,449 32.4
Libertarian Bruce Guthrie 1,652 6.3
Independent Mohammed Riaz Khan 1,248 4.8
Total votes 26,109 100.0
General election
Democratic Lillian Ortiz-Self (incumbent) 38,170 61.9
Republican Jeff Scherrer 23,466 38.1
Total votes 61,636 100.00
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

Washington's 22nd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Laurie Dolan 10,352 31.3
Republican Donald Austin 9,231 27.9
Democratic Karen Johnson 6,542 19.8
Democratic Rhenda Iris Strub 5,251 15.9
Democratic Franklin Edwards 1,694 5.1
Total votes 33,070 100.0
General election
Democratic Laurie Dolan 46,088 66.3
Republican Donald Austin 23,406 33.7
Total votes 69,493 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 22nd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Beth Doglio 23,257 31.3
General election
Democratic Beth Doglio 52,053 100.0
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

Washington's 23rd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sherry Appleton (incumbent) 16,475 53.9
Republican Loretta Brynes 7,870 25.7
Republican April Ferguson 4,021 13.2
Democratic Jack Carroll 2,208 7.2
Total votes 30,574 100.0
General election
Democratic Sherry Appleton (incumbent) 39,457 57.2
Republican Loretta Brynes 29,491 42.8
Total votes 68,948 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 23rd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Drew Hansen (incumbent) 22,258 100.0
General election
Democratic Drew Hansen (incumbent) 50,973 100.0
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

Washington's 24th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Chapman 16,506 46.3
Republican George Vrable 13,239 37.2
Democratic Tammy Ramsay 5,871 16.5
Total votes 35,616 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Chapman 43,847 60.9
Republican George Vrable 28,150 39.1
Total votes 71,997 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 24th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Tharinger (incumbent) 21,567 60.9
Republican John D. Alger 13,848 39.1
Total votes 35,616 100.0
General election
Democratic Steve Tharinger (incumbent) 40,704 56.9
Republican John D. Alger[c] 30,895 43.1
Total votes 71,599 100.0
Democratic hold

District 25[edit]

Washington's 25th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Melanie Stambaugh (incumbent) 13,805 57.0
Democratic Jamie Smith 10,419 43.0
Total votes 24,357 100.0
General election
Republican Melanie Stambaugh (incumbent) 34,719 58.6
Democratic Jamie Smith 24,549 41.4
Total votes 59,268 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 25th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joyce McDonald 13,805 57.0
Democratic Michelle Chatterton 10,419 43.0
Total votes 24,357 100.0
General election
Republican Joyce McDonald 33,101 56.2
Democratic Michelle Chatterton 25,804 43.8
Total votes 58,905 100.0
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

Washington's 26th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jesse Young (incumbent) 12,291 39.5
Democratic Larry Seaquist 11,275 36.2
Democratic Alec Matias 4,168 13.4
Republican Bill Scheidler 3,389 10.9
Total votes 31,123 100.0
General election
Republican Jesse Young (incumbent) 39,857 56.9
Democratic Larry Seaquist[a] 30,224 43.1
Total votes 70,081 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 26th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michelle Caldier (incumbent) 17,103 56.9
Democratic Randy Spitzer 12,958 43.1
Total votes 30,061 100.0
General election
Republican Michelle Caldier (incumbent) 40,755 58.9
Democratic Randy Spitzer[a] 28,387 41.1
Total votes 69,142 100.0
Republican hold

District 27[edit]

Washington's 27th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Laurie Jinkins (incumbent) 18,810 100.0
General election
Democratic Laurie Jinkins (incumbent) 46,263 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 27th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jake Fey (incumbent) 18,835 100.0
General election
Democratic Jake Fey (incumbent) 46,153 100.0
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

Washington's 28th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Muri (incumbent) 13,794 52.9
Democratic Mari Leavitt 10,260 39.3
Democratic Anne Setsuko Giroux 2,033 7.8
Total votes 26,087 100.0
General election
Republican Dick Muri (incumbent) 29,503 52.1
Democratic Mari Leavitt 27,128 47.9
Total votes 56,631 100.00
Republican hold
Washington's 28th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Christine Kilduff (incumbent) 13,447 50.9
Republican Paul Wagemann 7,294 27.6
Republican Michael Winkler 4,839 18.3
Libertarian Brandon Lyons 867 3.3
Total votes 26,447 100.0
General election
Democratic Christine Kilduff (incumbent) 30,920 54.7
Republican Paul Wagemann 25,582 45.3
Total votes 56,502 100

District 29[edit]

Washington's 29th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Sawyer (incumbent) 6,252 41.0
Republican Rick Thomas 5,381 35.3
Democratic Branden Durst 3,614 23.7
Total votes 15,247 100.0
General election
Democratic David Sawyer (incumbent) 24,234 59.3
Republican Rick Thomas[d] 16,646 40.7
Total votes 40,880 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 29th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Kirby (incumbent) 9,633 61.7
Republican Jessica Garcia 5,984 38.3
Total votes 15,617 100.0
General election
Democratic Steve Kirby (incumbent) 25,318 60.8
Republican Jessica Garcia 16,334 39.2
Total votes 41,652 100.0
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

Washington's 30th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Pellicciotti 10,828 52.3
Republican Linda Kochmar (incumbent) 9,873 47.7
Total votes 20,701 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Pellicciotti 26,820 54.4
Republican Linda Kochmar (incumbent) 22,465 45.6
Total votes 49,285 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican
Washington's 30th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kristine Reeves 10,412 50.2
Republican Teri Hickel (incumbent) 10,344 49.8
Total votes 20,756 100.0
General election
Democratic Kristine Reeves 25,206 51.1
Republican Teri Hickel (incumbent) 24,124 48.9
Total votes 49,330 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

District 31[edit]

Washington's 31st legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Drew Stokesbary (incumbent) 17,184 74.0
Libertarian John Frostad 6,045 26.0
Total votes 23,229 100.0
General election
Republican Drew Stokesbary (incumbent) 42,776 71.6
Libertarian John Frostad 16,976 28.4
Total votes 59,752 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 31st legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Fortunato 9,878 39.9
Democratic Lane Walthers 9,007 36.4
Republican Morgan Irwin 3,580 14.4
Republican Pablo Monroy 2,316 36.3
Total votes 24,781 100.0
General election
Republican Phil Fortunato 36,000 57.7
Democratic Lane Walthers[a] 26,364 42.3
Total votes 62,364 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 32[edit]

Washington's 32nd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cindy Ryu (incumbent) 22,927 73.8
Republican Alvin Rutledge 5,680 18.3
Independent Keith Smith 2,445 7.9
Total votes 31,052 100.0
General election
Democratic Cindy Ryu (incumbent) 50,061 75.8
Republican Alvin Rutledge 15,950 24.2
Total votes 66,011 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 32nd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ruth Kagi (incumbent) 20,221 64.7
Republican David D. Schirle 6,946 22.2
Democratic Wesley Irwin 3,186 10.2
Libertarian Alex Hart 879 2.8
Total votes 31,052 100.0
General election
Democratic Ruth Kagi (incumbent) 47,908 72.6
Republican David D. Schirle 18,115 27.4
Total votes 66,023 100.0
Democratic hold

District 33[edit]

Washington's 33rd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tina Orwall (incumbent) 14,207 68.6
Republican John Potter 5,616 27.1
Libertarian Charles Schaefer 897 4.3
Total votes 20,720 100.0
General election
Democratic Tina Orwall (incumbent) 33,312 70.0
Republican John Potter 14,257 30.0
Total votes 47,569 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 33rd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (incumbent) 13,098 64.3
Republican Pamela Pollock 7,267 35.7
Total votes 20,365 100.0
General election
Democratic Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (incumbent) 30,837 65.4
Republican Pamela Pollock 16,303 33.6
Total votes 47,140 100.0
Democratic hold

District 34[edit]

Washington's 34th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eileen Cody (incumbent) 26,189 73.2
Republican Matthew Benson 5,767 16.1
Democratic Brendan B. Kolding 3,830 10.7
Total votes 35,786 100.0
General election
Democratic Eileen Cody (incumbent) 58,754 80.6
Republican Matthew Benson 14,126 19.4
Total votes 72,880 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 34th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Fitzgibbon (incumbent) 28,967 81.0
Republican Andrew Pilloud 6,804 19.0
Total votes 35,771 100.0
General election
Democratic Joe Fitzgibbon (incumbent) 57,954 79.8
Republican Andrew Pilloud 14,714 20.2
Total votes 72,668 100.0
Democratic hold

District 35[edit]

Washington's 35th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Griffey (incumbent) 17,267 54.4
Democratic Irene Bowling 14,442 45.6
Total votes 31,709 100.0
General election
Republican Dan Griffey (incumbent) 36,235 55.0
Democratic Irene Bowling[a] 29,658 45.0
Total votes 65,893 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 35th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Drew C. MacEwen (incumbent) 16,774 53.8
Democratic Craig Patti 14,403 46.2
Total votes 31,177 100.0
General election
Republican Drew C. MacEwen (incumbent) 35,384 54.2
Democratic Craig Patti[a] 29,888 45.8
Total votes 65,272 100.0
Republican hold

District 36[edit]

Washington's 36th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Noel Christina Frame (incumbent) 33,154 100.0
General election
Democratic Noel Christina Frame (incumbent) 71,028 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 36th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gael Tarleton (incumbent) 33,330 100.0
General election
Democratic Gael Tarleton (incumbent) 70,492 100.0
Democratic hold

District 37[edit]

Washington's 37th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sharon Tomiko Santos (incumbent) 27,183 93.2
Independent John Dickinson 1,999 6.8
Total votes 29,182 100.0
General election
Democratic Sharon Tomiko Santos (incumbent) 57,092 90.9
Independent John Dickinson 5,709 9.1
Total votes 62,801 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 37th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric Pettigrew (incumbent) 26,097 89.3
Independent Tamra Smilanich 3,125 10.7
Total votes 29,222 100.0
General election
Democratic Eric Pettigrew (incumbent) 53,597 86.4
Independent Tamra Smilanich 8,406 13.6
Total votes 62,003 100.0
Democratic hold

District 38[edit]

Washington's 38th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic June Robinson (incumbent) 16,294 100.0
General election
Democratic June Robinson (incumbent) 41,895 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 38th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Sells (incumbent) 14,227 69.2
Independent Bert Johnson 6,329 30.8
Total votes 20,556 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Sells (incumbent) 31,672 62.4
Independent Bert Johnson 19,129 37.6
Total votes 50,801 100.0
Democratic hold

District 39[edit]

Washington's 39th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Kristiansen (incumbent) 15,334 59.6
Democratic Linda M. Wright 10,383 40.4
Total votes 25,717 100.0
General election
Republican Dan Kristiansen (incumbent) 37,503 61.7
Democratic Linda M. Wright 23,306 38.3
Total votes 60,809 100
Republican hold
Washington's 39th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Koster 14,821 57.1
Democratic Ronda Metcalf 9,920 38.2
Libertarian Shane Driscoll 1,220 4.7
Total votes 25,961 100.0
General election
Republican John Koster 37,250 61.0
Democratic Ronda Metcalf 23,854 39.0
Total votes 61,104 100
Republican hold

District 40[edit]

Washington's 40th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kristine Lytton (incumbent) 22,955 100.0
General election
Democratic Kristine Lytton (incumbent) 53,429 100.0
Washington's 40th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeff Morris (incumbent) 22,430 100.0
General election
Democratic Jeff Morris (incumbent) 52,376 100.0
Democratic hold

District 41[edit]

Washington's 41st legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tana Senn (incumbent) 19,436 65.1
Republican John Pass 10,419 34.9
Total votes 29,855 100.0
General election
Democratic Tana Senn (incumbent) 45,092 64.5
Republican John Pass 24,818 35.5
Total votes 69,910 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 41st legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Judy Clibborn (incumbent) 16,533 55.2
Republican Michael Appleby 9,889 33.0
Democratic William Popp, Sr. 2,914 9.7
Libertarian Angel Jordan 636 2.1
Total votes 29,972 100.0
General election
Democratic Judy Clibborn (incumbent) 43,077 61.7
Republican Michael Appleby 26,794 38.3
Total votes 69,871 100.0
Democratic hold

District 42[edit]

Washington's 42nd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luanne VanWerven (incumbent) 16,834 51.8
Democratic Sharlaine LaClair 13,082 40.3
Independent Doug Karlberg 1,551 4.8
Libertarian Jacob Lamont 1,023 3.1
Total votes 32,490 100.0
General election
Republican Luanne VanWerven (incumbent) 39,184 54.6
Democratic Sharlaine LaClair 32,565 45.4
Total votes 71,749 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 42nd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vincent Buys (incumbent) 17,408 54.3
Democratic Tracy Atwood 10,867 33.9
Independent Dale Dickson 3,224 10.0
Libertarian Jerry Burns 585 1.8
Total votes 32,084 100.0
General election
Republican Vincent Buys (incumbent) 41,054 57.9
Democratic Tracy Atwood 29,853 42.1
Total votes 70,907 100.0
Republican hold

District 43[edit]

Washington's 43rd legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nicole Macri 20,180 52.4
Democratic Dan Shih 9,497 24.7
Republican Zachary Zaerr 2,326 6.0
Democratic Scott Forbes 2,247 5.8
Democratic Sameer Ranade 1,881 4.9
Democratic Marcus Courtney 1,171 3.0
Democratic Thomas Pitchford 745 1.9
Independent John Eddy 455 1.2
Total votes 38,502 100.0
General election
Democratic Nicole Macri 49,605 65.4
Democratic Dan Shih 26,180 34.6
Total votes 75,785 100
Democratic hold
Washington's 43rd legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank Chopp (incumbent) 31,930 100.0
General election
Democratic Frank Chopp (incumbent) 67,403 100.0
Democratic hold

District 44[edit]

Washington's 44th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lovick (incumbent) 14,833 50.9
Republican Janice Huxford 13,470 46.2
Independent Wilberforce Agyekum 860 2.9
Total votes 29,163 100.0
General election
Democratic John Lovick (incumbent) 36,836 52.0
Republican Janice Huxford 34,026 48.0
Total votes 70,862 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 44th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Harmsworth (incumbent) 14,598 51.6
Democratic Katrina Ondracek 9,116 32.2
Democratic Kerry Watkins 2,775 9.8
Independent Chase Endreson 1,166 4.1
Democratic Morrel James Muller 634 2.2
Total votes 28,289 100.0
General election
Republican Mark Harmsworth (incumbent) 38,138 54.5
Democratic Katina Ondracek 31,773 45.5
Total votes 69,911 100.0
Republican hold

District 45[edit]

Washington's 45th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roger Goodman (incumbent) 17,801 61.7
Republican Ramiro Valderrama 11,035 38.3
Total votes 28,836 100.0
General election
Democratic Roger Goodman (incumbent) 42,981 61.9
Republican Ramiro Valderrama[b] 26,491 38.1
Total votes 69,472 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 45th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Springer (incumbent) 21,017 100.0
General election
Democratic Larry Springer (incumbent) 53,018 100.0
Democratic hold

District 46[edit]

Washington's 46th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gerry Pollet (incumbent) 33,327 88.2
Libertarian Stephanie Heart Viskovich 4,479 11.8
Total votes 37,806 100.0
General election
Democratic Gerry Pollet (incumbent) 63,831 84.9
Libertarian Stephanie Heart Viskovich 11,371 15.1
Total votes 75,202 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 46th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jessyn Farrell (incumbent) 32,170 100.0
General election
Democratic Jessyn Farrell (incumbent) 63,887 100.0
Democratic hold

District 47[edit]

Washington's 47th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Hargrove (incumbent) 13,050 58.3
Democratic Brooke Valentine 9,342 41.7
Total votes 22,392 100.0
General election
Republican Mark Hargrove (incumbent) 31,327 57.1
Democratic Brooke Valentine 23,556 42.9
Total votes 54,883 100.0
Republican hold
Washington's 47th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pat Sullivan (incumbent) 12,692 56.5
Republican Barry Knowles 9,790 43.5
Total votes 22,482 100.0
General election
Democratic Pat Sullivan (incumbent) 31,858 58.0
Republican Barry Knowles 23,056 42.0
Total votes 54,914 100
Democratic hold

District 48[edit]

Washington's 48th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patty Kuderer 17,504 74.1
Libertarian Michelle Darnell 6,117 25.9
Total votes 23,621 100.0
General election
Democratic Patty Kuderer 39,472 70.1
Libertarian Michelle Darnell 16,824 29.9
Total votes 56,296 100.0
Democratic hold
Washington's 48th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan McBride (incumbent) 18,157 77.6
Libertarian Benjamin Judah Phelps 5,254 22.4
Total votes 23,411 100.0
General election
Democratic Joan McBride (incumbent) 40,633 72.6
Libertarian Benjamin Judah Phelps 15,302 27.4
Total votes 55,935 100.0
Democratic hold

District 49[edit]

Washington's 49th legislative district House 1 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sharon Wylie (incumbent) 13,823 75.9
Democratic Kaitlyn Beck 4,381 24.1
Total votes 18,204 100.0
General election
Democratic Sharon Wylie (incumbent) 34,762 72.2
Democratic Kaitlyn Beck 13,381 27.8
Total votes 48,143 100
Democratic hold
Washington's 49th legislative district House 2 election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Monica Jurado Stonier 8,367 37.0
Democratic Alisha Topper 6,314 28.0
Republican Carolyn Crain 4,175 18.5
Republican Wade McLaren 3,738 16.5
Total votes 22,594 100.0
General election
Democratic Monica Jurado Stonier 26,745 55.1
Democratic Alisha Topper 21,756 44.9
Total votes 48,501 100.0
Democratic hold
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Listed on ballot as an "Independent Democrat."
  2. ^ a b Listed on ballot as an "GOP Party."
  3. ^ Listed on ballot as an "GOP/Independent Party."
  4. ^ Listed on ballot as an "Independent Republican."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 2 Primary: FAQs for Voters". Washington Secretary of State. Retrieved July 19, 2016.

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