Updated Washington Election Results


Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is being elected to ninth consecutive term. Republican Bob McCaslin is enjoying a wide lead in the race for Washington state's 4th Legislative District. Washington state voters are approving a measure requiring public schools to teach comprehensive sexual health education.

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is being elected to ninth consecutive term. Election officials report the Spokane Republican is leading the race for Washington's 5th Congressional District with more than 59-percent of the vote as of late last night. Democratic challenger Dave Wilson follows with just over 40-percent. Wilson conceded the race last night.

Republican Bob McCaslin is enjoying a wide lead in the race for Washington state's 4th Legislative District. As of late last night, McCaslin was leading with more than 59-percent of the vote. Democrat Lori Feagan trailed with just over 40-percent. The candidates are vying to fill the seat vacated by controversial representative Matt Shea.

Governor Jay Inslee is being elected to a third term. The Seattle Times declared Inslee the winner late last night with 59-point-three-percent of the vote. Republican challenger Loren Culp trailed with just over 40-percent. Inslee will become the first three-term governor in Washington since 1972, when Republican Governor Dan Evans was elected to a third term.

Democratic Congressman Denny Heck is beating out Democratic state Senator Marko Liias to become Washington state's next lieutenant governor. The Seattle Times reports Heck is leading with 47-percent of the vote as of early this morning. Liias follows with 33-percent. In third place is write-in candidate Joshua Freed with 19-percent.

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is holding onto his seat. Early ballot counts from yesterday's general election show the Democrat leading with 59-percent of the vote. Republican challenger Matt Larkin follows with 41-percent.

Washington state voters are approving a measure requiring public schools to teach comprehensive sexual health education. The Seattle Times reports State Referendum 90 is passing with nearly 60-percent of the vote as of early this morning. The referendum allows a 2020 law to take effect establishing a basic standard for sexual health education in the state's public schools. Parents will still be allowed to opt out of the lessons for their children.