Washington State Executive election, 2008

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Washington has 9 Executive seats, all elected at large. In 2008, all 9 positions were up for reelection.

Offices and Candidates[edit]

Governor[edit]

Governor of Washington election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Christine Gregoire 1,553,309 53.08%
Republican Dino Rossi 1,372,992 46.92%
Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals 2,921,310 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Lt. Governor[edit]

Brad Owen was the incumbent and has held this position since 1996.

Lt. Governor of Washington election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Owen 1,709,945 60.80%
Republican Marcia McCraw 1,102,682 39.20%
Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals 2,812,630 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Secretary of State[edit]

Sam Reed has held this position since 2000.

Secretary of State of Washington election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Reed 1,637,926 58.36%
Democratic Jason Osgood 1,168,770 41.64%
Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals 2,806,696 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold
e • d 
Office Candidate(s) (Party) (Website) Notes
State Treasurer Jim McIntire (D) (cw)
Mook Sohn Chang (D) (cw)
Allan J. Martin (R) (cw)
Mike Murphy (D) is stepping down.

State Auditor[edit]

Brian Sonntag has held this position since 1993.

Washington State Auditor election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brian Sonntag ' '%
Republican J. Richard (Dick) McEntee  %
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Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals ' %
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Attorney General[edit]

Attorney General of Washington election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob McKenna 1,612,766 59.64%
Democratic John Ladenburg 1,091,382 40.36%
Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals 2,704,148 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

Commissioner of Public Lands[edit]

Commissioner of Public Lands of Washington election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug Sutherland 1,323,081 49.60%
Democratic Peter J. Goldmark 1,344,166 50.40%
Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals 2,667,247 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

Superintendent of Public Instruction[edit]

Insurance Commissioner[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]