2020 Washington gubernatorial election

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2020 Washington gubernatorial election

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Jay Inslee
Democratic



The 2020 Washington gubernatorial election will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the Governor of Washington, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. As Washington does not have gubernatorial term limits, incumbent Democratic Governor Jay Inslee is eligible to run for re-election to a third term in office, but has announced a bid for the presidency in 2020.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Bill
Bryant (R)
Dow
Constantine (D)
Bob
Ferguson (D)
Hilary
Franz (D)
Undecided
Chism Strategies (D)[A] Mar 8–10, 2019 400 ± 4.9% 46% 6% 25% 2% 21%

Notes[edit]

Partisan clients
  1. ^ Poll sponsored by CN4 Partners

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merica, Dan (March 1, 2019). "Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces 2020 presidential bid". Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Morning Wire: Predictions, Gov. Inslee's priorities, Sen. Ranker resigns". Washington State Wire. January 15, 2019. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Dow Constantine relentlessly raises $1 million for what appears a cakewalk election". seattlepi.com. April 4, 2017. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Connelly: Inslee hits the road again, to address Democratic left". seattlepi.com. July 3, 2018. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "Beyond Viadoom: What to expect in Seattle this year | Opinion". crosscut.com. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  6. ^ "King County Executive Dow Constantine not ruling out run for governor". KING. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e "As Governor Inslee eyes White House, who could take his place in 2020?". Q13 FOX News. March 1, 2019. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "With Jay Inslee running for president, here's who might lead WA next". crosscut.com. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  9. ^ a b c "Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell, who argued to block Trump travel ban, eyes bid for attorney general". The Seattle Times. April 4, 2019. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  10. ^ Del Rosario, Simone [@SimoneReports] (March 1, 2019). "For all of those saying Inslee should resign as governor as he seeks the presidential nomination, not only is he not resigning, here he is telling me he's not ruling out running for governor in 2020. The deadline to file for Washington's race for governor is mid-May 2020. #Q13FOX" (Tweet). Retrieved March 1, 2019 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ Robinson, Erin (July 26, 2019). "Republic police chief announces run for governor". KXLY. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  12. ^ "GOP State Senator Phil Fortunato gears up for governor run". The Seattle Times. August 5, 2019. Retrieved August 6, 2019.
  13. ^ Press, Associated. "NW briefs". The Lewiston Tribune. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  14. ^ Radio, iFiberone News. "2018 CANDIDATE CONVERSATION - DREW MacEWEN". iFIBER ONE News Radio. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  15. ^ "The race for Washington governor 2020 | Inside Politics | Federal Way Mirror". Federal Way Mirror. January 25, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  16. ^ Brunner, Jim (June 24, 2019). "Who will Washington's next governor be? Uncertainty over Inslee creates pileup of politicians, domino effects down ballot". The Seattle Times. Retrieved June 25, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites