Washington State Executive elections, 2004

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Washington has 9 Executive seats, all elected at large. In 2004, all 9 positions were up for reelection.

Governor[edit]

After a machine and manual recount, Christine Gregoire won the election by 133 votes.[1]

Washington gubernatorial election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Christine Gregoire 1,373,361 48.8731%
Republican Dino Rossi 1,373,228 48.8684%
Libertarian Ruth Bennett 63,464 2.2585%
Totals 2,810,053 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Lt. Governor[edit]

Washington State Lt. Governor election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Owen 1,443,505 54.3945%
Republican Jim Wiest 1,019,790 38.4280%
Libertarian Jocelyn A Langlois 117,147 4.4144%
Green Bern Haggerty 73,328 2.7632%
Totals 2,653,770 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Secretary of State[edit]

Washington Secretary of State election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Reed 1,369,421 51.4662%
Democratic Laura Ruderman 1,209,299 45.4484%
Libertarian Jacqueline Passey 82,097 3.0854%
Totals 2,660,817 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

State Treasurer[edit]

Washington State Treasurer election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Murphy 1,575,499 60.2855%
Republican Oscar S. Lewis 941,754 36.0356%
Libertarian John Sample 96,144 3.6789%
Totals 2,613,397 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

State Auditor[edit]

Washington State Auditor election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brian Sonntag 1,668,575 63.8932%
Republican Will Baker 841,772 32.2332%
Libertarian Jason G. Bush 101,161 3.8737%
Totals 2,611,508 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Attorney general[edit]

Washington State Attorney General election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob McKenna 1,425,368 52.9848%
Democratic Deborah Senn 1,163,964 43.2677%
Libertarian J. Bradley Gibson 56,792 2.1111%
Green Paul Richmond 44,020 1.6363%
Totals 2,559,642 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Commissioner of Public Lands[edit]

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Cooper 1,223,207 46.6727%
Republican Doug Sutherland 1,309,441 49.9630%
Libertarian Steve Layman 88,171 3.3643%
Totals 2,620,819 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Superintendent of Public Instruction[edit]

Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Non Partisan Terry Bergeson 1,293,560 55.5064%
Non Partisan Judith Billings 1,036,912 44.4936%
Totals 2,330,472 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Insurance Commissioner[edit]

Washington State Insurance Commissioner election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Kreidler 1,393,764 54.4515%
Republican John Adams 1,058,583 41.3567%
Libertarian Stephen D. Steele 107,295 4.1918%
Totals 2,559,642 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

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