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Midterm Election Results 2018

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2018 Midterm Election Results

United States Senate

Maria Cantwell 60.4%

Susan Hutchison 39.5%

Congressional District 4 U.S. Representative

Dan Newhouse 65.6%

Christine Brown 34.3%

Legislative District 8 State Senator

Sharon Raye Brown (R) - 68.3%

Leo Perales (D) - 31.7%

Legislative District 8 State Representative Pos. 1

Brad Klippert (R) - 66%

Shir Regev (D) - 34%

Legislative District 8 State Representative Pos. 2

Matt Boehnke (R) - 67.1%

Christopher Tracy (D) - 32.9%

Legislative District 9 State Representative Pos. 1

Mary Dye (R) - 70%

Jenn Goulet (D) - 30%

Legislative District 9 State Representative Pos. 2

Joe Schmick (R) - 66.5%

Matthew Sutherland (D) - 33.6%

Legislative District 16 State Representative Pos. 1

William 'Bill' Jenkin (Prefers Republican Party) - 66.7%

Everett Maroon (Prefers Democratic Party) - 33.3%

Legislative District 16 State Representative Pos. 2

Rebecca Francik (Prefers Democratic Party) - 30%

Skyler Rude (Prefers Republican Party) - 70%

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State Initiatives

Measure 1631 - Protect Washington Act: This measure would charge pollution fees on sources of greenhouse gas pollutants and use the revenue to reduce pollution, promote clean energy, and address climate impacts, under oversight of a public board. Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes 44.4%

No 55.6%

Measure 1634 - Grocery tax measure: This measure would prohibit new or increased local taxes, fees, or assessments on raw or processed foods or beverages (with exceptions), or ingredients thereof, unless effective by January 15, 2018 or generally applicable. Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes 54%

No 46%

Measure 1639 - Gun control measure: This measure would require increased background checks, training, age limitations, and waiting periods for sales or delivery of semiautomatic assault rifles; criminalize non-compliant storage upon unauthorized use; allow fees, and enact other provisions.

Yes 61.1%

No 39.9%

Measure 940 - Law enforcement training measure: Require police officers to receive violence de-escalation, mental health, and first aid training, change standards for use of deadly force, adding a 'good faith' standard and independent investigation.

Yes 59.7%

No 40.3%

Advisory Vote - No. 19: This legislature expanded, without a vote of the people, the oil spill response and administration taxes to crude oil or petroleum products received by pipeline, costing $13,000,000 over ten years for government spending. This tax increase should be:

Repealed 51.9%

Maintained 48.1%

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FRANKLIN COUNTY

Auditor

Matt Beaton (R) - 62.6%

Diana Izaguire (D) - 37.4%

Clerk

Michael Killian (R) - 63.3%

Jackie Lopez Giddens (R) - 36.7%

Commissioner District 3

Clint Didler (R) - 57.9%

Zahra Roach (D) - 42.1%

Franklin County Fire Protection District 3: Current level of taxes - levy

Approved - 66.7%

Rejected 33.3%

Coroner

Dan Blasdel (R) - 49.3%

Curtis McGary (R) - 50.7%

Public Utility District Commissioner District 3

Cynthia N. Parker - 42.6%

Stu Nelson - 57.5%

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WALLA WALLA COUNTY

Proposition No. 1 - Improvements to Walla Walla Schools

Approved - 70.9% 

Rejected - 29.1%

Proposition No. 1 - Prescott Parks & Recreation Levy

Approved - 63.8%

Rejected - 36.2%

Clerk

Kathy Martin (R) - 64.8%

Kathy Mulkerin (D) - 35.2%

Sheriff

Mark Crider (R) - 55.2%

Matthew Stroe (R) 44.8%

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YAKIMA COUNTY

Clerk

Tracey Slagle (R) - 77.6%

Janelle Riddle (R) - 22.4%

County Commissioner District 3

Susan Soto Palmer (D) - 35.7%

Norm Childress (R) - 64.3%

City of Yakima Advisory Vote

Advisory vote regarding construction of a community plaza

Yes - 30.3%

No - 69.7%

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BENTON COUNTY

Commissioner District 2

Shon Small (R) - 58.7%

Lori Sanders (R) - 41.3%

Coroner

William 'Bill' Leach (R) 58.4%

Jamie Raebel (R) - 41.7%

PUD Commissioner Position 3

Barry Bush 74.1%

Bob Bertsch 25.9%

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KITTITAS COUNTY

Coroner

Nicholas 'Nick' Henderson (R) - 61.6%

Rick Tuckness (R) - 38.4%

Ellensburg School District - bond to construct new elementary school

Approved - 58.3%

Rejected - 41.7%

Kittitas County Fire Protection - multiple year levy lid lift

Approved - 52.8%

Rejected - 47.2%

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OREGON

Governor

Knute Buehler (R) - 41.8%

Kate Brown (D) - 52.6%

Nick Chen (Libertarian) - 1.3%

Aaron Auer (Constitution) 1%

Patrick Starnes (I) - 2.9%

Chris Henry (Progressive) - 0.5%

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Measure 103 - Amends Constitution: Allows local bonds for financing affordable housing with nongovernmental entities. Requires voter approval, annual audits.

55.9% Result of "Yes" vote: Allows local governments to issue bonds for finance affordable housing with nongovernmental entities. Requires local voters' approval of bonds, annual audits, public reporting.

44.2% Result of "No" vote: Retains constitutional prohibition on local governments raising money for/loaning credit to nongovernmental entities; no exception for bonds to pay for affordable housing.

Measure 103 - Amends Constitution: Prohibits taxes/fees based on transactions for "groceries" (defined) enacted or amended after September 2017

41.9% Result of "Yes" vote: Amends Constitution; prohibits state/local taxes/fees based on transactions for "groceries" (defined), including those on sellers/distributors, enacted/amended after September 2017.

57.8% Result of "No" vote: Retains state/local government authority to enact/amend taxes (includes corporate minimum tax), fees, on transactions for "groceries" (defined), including on sellers/distributors.

Measure 104 - Amends Constitution: Expands (beyond taxes) application of requirement that three-fifths legislative majority approve bills raising revenue

32.9% Result of "Yes" vote: Expands "bills for raising revenue," which require three-fifths legislative majority, to include (beyond taxes) fees and changes to tax exemptions, deductions, credits.

67.1% Result of "No" vote: Retains current law that bills for raising revenue, which require three-fifths legislative majority, are limited to bills that levy/increase taxes.

Measure 105 - Repeals law limiting use of state/local law enforcement resources to enforce federal immigration laws

35.4% Result of "Yes" vote: Repeals law that limits (with exceptions) use of state/local law enforcement resources for detecting/apprehending persons suspected only of violating federal immigration laws.

64.6% Result of "No" vote: Retains law that limits (with exceptions) use of state/local law enforcement resources for detecting/apprehending persons suspected only of violating federal immigration laws.

Measure 106 - Amends Constitution: Prohibits spending "public funds" (defined) directly/indirectly for "abortion" (defined); exceptions; reduces abortion access

33.9% Result of "Yes" vote: Amends constitution, prohibits spending "public funds" (defined) directly/indirectly for any "abortion" (defined), health plans/insurance covering "abortion"; limited exceptions; reduces abortion access.

66.1% Result of "No" vote: Retains current law that places no restrictions on spending public funds for abortion or health plans covering abortion when approved by a medical professional.

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UMATILLA COUNTY

Measure 30-128 Umatilla County Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance

Vote adopts and makes part of the Umatilla County Code to Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance. If approved, the ordinance requires: 

  • Any law or regulation in violation of the US or Oregon Constitution pertaining to the right to bear arms to be deemed as unconstitutional and void;
  • Prohibits the use of Umatilla County funds, facilities, employees and other Umatilla County Government resources for the purpose of enforcing any law or regulation deemed in violation of the US or Oregon Constitution pertaining to the right to bear arms.

It shall be the duty of the Sheriff to determine whether any law or regulation pertaining to the right to bear arms violates the US or Oregon Constitution.

A violation of the Umatilla County Second Amendment Ordinance would be punishable by a maximum fine of $2,000 for an individual, or $4,000 for a corporation. 

The ordinance would be effective immediately upon certification of approval by the voters of Umatilla County.

Approved - 65%

Rejected - 35%

County Commissioner Position 1

George Murdock - 50.9%

Rick Pullen - 47.9%

City of Hermiston City Councilor Ward 1

Lori Davis - 57.1%

Mark Gomolski - 42.1%

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