SPOKANE, Wash. — Voters in Washington and North Idaho will decide several key federal, state and local races during the Nov. 6, 2018 midterm elections.
Here are the latest results.
Last updated on Nov. 7 at 9 a.m.
Below are some of the big local races (results will be posted once they are available):
U.S. Representative, 5th District: Cathy McMorris Rodgers (incumbent) vs. Lisa Brown
Results: Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) retains her seat in the U.S. House.
U.S. Senate: Maria Cantwell (incumbent) vs. Susan Hutchison
Results: Cantwell (D-WA) retains her seat on the U.S. Senate.
State House Representative: Matt Shea (incumbent) vs. Ted Cummings
Results: Shea reelected with 58 percent of the vote.
Spokane County Commissioner Position 3: Al French (incumbent) vs. Robbi Katherine Anthony
Results: French wins reelection over Anthony, 56 percent to 44 percent
Spokane County Commissioner Position 2: Mary Kuney (incumbent) vs. Rob Chase
Results: Kuney wins reelection over Chase, 62 percent to 38 percent
Spokane County Sheriff race: Ozzie Knezovich (incumbent) vs. Dumpozzie Dot Com
Results: Ozzie Knezovich reelected for Spokane County Sheriff.
Results: The school construction bond passes, with 67 percent of the vote.
I-1631: Carbon fees
Results: Fails, with at least 56 percent of voters rejected I-1631. The measure would have made Washington the first state to charge a direct fee or tax on carbon pollution to fight climate change in the U.S.
I-1634: Ban on new grocery taxes
Results: Passes, with 55 percent voting to ban any future grocery taxes, including soda tax.
I-1639: Gun safety
Results: Voters approve the gun safety initiative, which raises the purchase of semi-automatic rifles to 21, incentivizes secure storage, and requires enhanced background checks and waiting period.
I-940: Police use of force
Results: The measure passes with 59 percent of the vote. I-940 makes it easier to prosecute police officers for negligent deadly shootings as well as requiring de-escalation and mental health training for officers.
Governor Race (no incumbent): Paulette Jordan vs. Brad Little
Results: Brad Little wins the governor's race over challenger Paulette Jordan
Proposition 2: Medicaid expansion
Results: Passed with more than 61 percent of the vote
Proposition 1: Horse racing terminals
Results: Failed, 54 percent to 46 percent