Washington uses a nonpartisan blanket primary for its state and federal elections (excluding presidential elections). Every voter gets the same primary ballot and can vote for candidates from any party. The top two vote-getters advance to the general election, even if both are from the same party.
Because of these voting rules, the Senate race has more than two dozen candidates, not all of whom will be displayed. Click here to see a complete list of Senate
candidates. Read more about the other August 7 elections
, including a special general election in Ohio