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( December 2016)
Elections held in the state of
Washington on November 6, 2012. A nonpartisan blanket primary was held on August 7, 2012.
Federal [ edit ]
United States Senate [ edit ]
Maria Cantwell won reelection.
United States House [ edit ]
Washington State gained a 10th Congressional seat due to the 2010 Census, and shuffled some people around.
Jay Inslee ran for Governor, leaving the 1st CD seat open for both a Special Election and the November election for the 113th Congress.
The state's voters ended up deciding on 6 Democrats and 4 Republicans.
Governor [ edit ]
Lieutenant governor [ edit ]
Brad Owen was the incumbent and has held this position since 1996.
Secretary of State [ edit ]
Sam Reed had held this position since 2000, and in 2012 it is an open seat.
Secretary of State of Washington election, 2012
Washington State Treasurer [ edit ]
Jim McIntire has held this seat since 2008.
State Auditor [ edit ]
Brian Sonntag, who held this position since 1993, retired and made this an open seat.
Attorney General [ edit ]
Rob McKenna stepped down from Attorney General to run for Governor, and two candidates from the King County Council stepped up to run.
Commissioner of Public Lands [ edit ]
Superintendent of Public Instruction [ edit ]
Insurance Commissioner [ edit ]
State Senate [ edit ]
The Democrats won on election night, but in early December two Democrats formed a conservative coalition with the Republican Caucus.
State House of Representatives [ edit ]
Judicial positions [ edit ]
Ballot measures [ edit ]
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