2012 Washington elections
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|Elections in Washington|
- 1 Federal
- 2 State
- 2.1 Governor
- 2.2 Lieutenant governor
- 2.3 Secretary of State
- 2.4 Washington State Treasurer
- 2.5 State Auditor
- 2.6 Attorney General
- 2.7 Commissioner of Public Lands
- 2.8 Superintendent of Public Instruction
- 2.9 Insurance Commissioner
- 2.10 State Senate
- 2.11 State House of Representatives
- 2.12 Judicial positions
- 2.13 Ballot measures
- 3 Local
- 4 References
- 5 External links
United States Senate
Senator Maria Cantwell won reelection.
United States House
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.
Brad Owen was the incumbent and has held this position since 1996.
Secretary of State
Sam Reed had held this position since 2000, and in 2012 it is an open seat.
Washington State Treasurer
Jim McIntire has held this seat since 2008.
|Democratic||James L. McIntire||1,695,401||58.71%|
Brian Sonntag, who held this position since 1993, retired and made this an open seat.
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
|Democratic||Peter J. Goldmark||1,692,083||58.74%|
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|Non Partisan||Randy Dorn||2,164,163||100|
The Democrats won on election night, but in early December two Democrats formed a conservative coalition with the Republican Caucus.
State House of Representatives
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