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Preliminary 2022 General Election results (Nov. 8)

Initial results of State and Whatcom County political races and propositions reported after 8pm, November 8th, by the Washington State Secretary of State and Whatcom County Election Division are as follows.

Next Ballot Count: November 9, 2022, at 5pm
Final Certification: November 29, 2022

STATE RESULTS

WASHINGTON STATE – Advisory Vote No. 39
The legislature increased, without a vote of the people, the tax on aircraft fuel from 11 cents to 18 cents per gallon, costing $14 million in its first ten years, for government spending.
MeasureVoteVote %
Repealed937,18758.99%
Maintained651,56041.01%
Total Votes1,588,747100%
WASHINGTON STATE – Advisory Vote No. 40
The legislature imposed, without a vote of the people, premiums on “transportation network companies” to provide workers compensation to their drivers, costing an indeterminate amount in its first ten years, for government spending.
MeasureVoteVote %
Repealed833,87752.83%
Maintained744,61547.17%
Total Votes1,578,492100%
U.S. Senator
CandidateVoteVote %
Patty Murray(Prefers Democratic Party)957,00757.27%
Tiffany Smiley(Prefers Republican Party)710,84242.54%
WRITE-IN3,1870.19%
Total Votes1,671,036
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1 – U.S. Representative
CandidateVoteVote %
Suzan DelBene(Prefers Democratic Party)99,59363.57%
Vincent J Cavaleri(Prefers Republican Party)56,90236.32%
WRITE-IN1640.1%
Total Votes156,659
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2 – U.S. Representative
CandidateVoteVote %
Rick Larsen(Prefers Democratic Party)100,71862.01%
Dan Matthews(Prefers Republican Party)61,44437.83%
WRITE-IN2550.16%
Total Votes162,417
WASHINGTON STATE – Secretary of State
CandidateVoteVote %
Steve Hobbs(Prefers Democratic Party)826,15550.22%
Julie Anderson(Prefers Nonpartisan Party)769,11246.75%
WRITE-IN49,8903.03%
Total Votes1,645,157
LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 42 – State Senator
CandidateVoteVote %
Sharon Shewmake(Prefers Democratic Party)23,77051.31%
Simon Sefzik(Prefers Republican Party)22,51848.6%
WRITE-IN410.09%
Total Votes46,329
LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 42 – State Representative Pos. 1
CandidateVoteVote %
Alicia Rule(Prefers Democratic Party)24,09552.13%
Tawsha (Dykstra) Thompson(Prefers Republican Party)22,08047.77%
WRITE-IN470.1%
Total Votes46,222
LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 42 – State Representative Pos. 2
CandidateVoteVote %
Joe Timmons(Prefers Democratic Party)23,88251.84%
Dan Johnson(Prefers Republican Party)22,15248.09%
WRITE-IN330.07%
Total Votes46,067

LOCAL RESULTS

Whatcom Proposition 2022-5 Children’s Initiative Levy Lid Lift
MeasureVoteVote %
Yes32,03948.28%
No34,32351.72%
Total Votes66,362
Whatcom Proposition 2022-6 Regular Property Tax Levy for Emergency Medical Services
MeasureVoteVote %
Yes42,31663.9%
No23,90536.1%
Total Votes66,221
Whatcom Prosecuting Attorney
CandidateVoteVote %
Eric Richey(Prefers Democratic Party)44,67296.03%
WRITE-IN1,8493.97%
Total Votes46,521
Whatcom District Court Judge Position 2
CandidateVoteVote %
Jonathan Rands36,03062.25%
Gordon M. Jenkins21,57937.28%
WRITE-IN2720.47%
Total Votes57,881
PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 Commissioner District 3
CandidateVoteVote %
Jaime Arnett27,81751.24%
Eric Davidson26,08348.04%
WRITE-IN3900.72%
Total Votes54,290
City of Lynden Proposition 2022-4 Renewal of Sales and Use Tax for Transportation Improvements
MeasureVoteVote %
Yes2,82760.89%
No1,81639.11%
Total Votes4,643
NOOKSACK VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT 506 Proposition 2022-7 Dissolution and Reapportionment of Directors’ Districts
MeasureVoteVote %
Approved1,72375.4%
Rejected56224.6%
Total Votes2,285

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