Endorsement recap

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Below is a recap of the endorsements made by the editorial board. (Endorsed candidates are in bold face.) Get in on the discussion by clicking on an endorsement you’re fired up about and leave a comment.

STATE OFFICES

GOVERNOR

Chris Gregoire (D)

Dino Rossi (R)

LT. GOVERNOR

Brad Owen (D)

Marcia McCraw (R)

SECRETARY OF STATE

Sam Reed (R)

Jason Osgood (D)

TREASURER

Allan Martin (R)

Jim McIntire (D)

AUDITOR

Brian Sonntag (D)

Dick McEntee (R)

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Rob McKenna (R)

John Ladenburg (D)

COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS

Peter Goldmark (D)

Doug Sutherland (R)

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

Terry Bergeson

Randy Dorn

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

Mike Kreidler (D)

John Adams (R)

LEGISLATURE

1ST DISTRICT SENATE

Rosemary McAuliffe (D)

Dennis Richter (R)

10TH DISTRICT SENATE

Mary Margaret Haugen (D)

Linda Haddon (R)

10TH DISTRICT HOUSE

POSITION 1

Norma Smith (R)

Tim Knue (D)

POSITION 2

Barbara Bailey (R)

Patricia Terry (D)

POSITION 2

Marko Liias (D)

Andrew Funk (R)

38TH DISTRICT HOUSE

POSITION 1

John McCoy (D)

Cris Larson (NP)

39TH DISTRICT SENATE

Fred Walser (D)

Val Stevens (R)

39TH DISTRICT HOUSE

POSITION 1

Dan Kristiansen (R)

Scott Olson (D)

POSITION 2

Kirk Pearson (R)

David Personius (D)

44TH DISTRICT HOUSE

POSITION 1

Hans Dunshee (D)

Larry Countryman (R)

POSITION 2

Mike Hope (R)

Liz Loomis (D)

SNOHOMISH COUNTY

SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE,

POSITION 6

George Appel

Joe Wilson

SNOHOMISH COUNTY

PUD COMMISSION, DISTRICT 1

Dave Aldrich

Bill Barnet

FEDERAL OFFICES

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

DISTRICT 1

Jay Inslee (D)

Larry Ishmael (R)

DISTRICT 2

Rick Larsen (D)

Rick Bart (R)

BALLOT MEASURES

Initiative 985: No

Initiative 1000: Yes

Initiative 1029: No

Proposition 1 (Sound Transit): No

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