Election 2018

Updated election results for Snohomish County and Washington

Here are the returns for contested races and ballot measures — and links to official election websites.


Dems still looking at gains in Washington Legislature

Republican Joe Fain of Auburn, under the cloud of a rape allegation, conceded Friday.


A blue wave contributes to unseating a Republican lawmaker

Rep. Mark Harmsworth concedes to Democrat Jared Mead in hotly contested race in Snohomish County.


Kim Schrier wins Washington’s 8th District House race

The 50-year-old pediatrician beat Republican Dino Rossi, who conceded Wednesday night.

At least one local state House seat flips to Democrats

One Republican state lawmaker could be out of his job, while another trails in a close race.

Big corporations were among the winners of Tuesday’s voting

So were gun-safety advocates. But the governor and others concerned about climate change came up short.

2 GOP state lawmakers lose ground to Democratic challengers

After a second day of ballot-counting, there were no changes in outcomes from Tuesday’s election.

Everett voters say yes to City Council districts

And in a council race, Liz Vogeli, with more than 51 percent of the vote, was leading Tyler Rourke.

Dems on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate

The results allowed both parties to claim partial victory but highlighted an extraordinary realignment of voters.

A wave of Democratic victories doesn’t guarantee their agenda

For example, voter rejection of the carbon-fee measure shows a need for careful environmental policy.

Initiative for first US carbon fee trails; gun measure leads

I-1634, the so-called grocery-tax ban, and I-940, related to police training, were passing.

GOP leader McMorris Rodgers wins re-election to House

The district is centered in Spokane and has not elected a Democrat since 1992.

Radio measure passing; Arlington school levy failing

Voters were supporting a countywide tax for emergency radios, rejecting an Arlington schools bond.

Maria Cantwell wins re-election, defeating Susan Hutchison

Cantwell will be serving her fourth term.

Dems flip a string of GOP seats in early House returns

The Democrats picked up at least 10 Republican-held House seats across the east in early returns.

A guide to our coverage of the candidates and issues

Here’s a list of links to everything we’ve written about Tuesday’s general election.

On the West Coast, the election doesn’t end on election night

Only Washington, Oregon and Colorado conduct all elections exclusively by mail. In California, it’s an option.

Massive voter turnout marks end of volatile election year

With so much at stake up and down the ballot, turnout is expected to eclipse 75 percent.

Here are the 18 Snohomish County ballot drop box locations

You can also mail your ballot without a stamp — this year, anyway.

Vogeli and Rourke vie for open Everett City Council seat

Whoever is elected will have some tough decisions to make next year.