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Washington

12 electoral votes

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Biden (D) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

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Biden
58.0%
2,369,612
Trump
38.8%
1,584,651
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Governor

Jay Inslee (D) is projected to defeat Loren Culp (R) and leads by 545,177 votes.

VotesPct.
InsleeDEM
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2,294,243
56.6%
CulpGOP1,749,066
43.2

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How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Dec 8, 2020 at 12:22 p.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Hillary Clinton (D) won Washington by a margin of 15.7 points, adding 12 electoral college votes to her total.

Seattle

Spokane

Olympia

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Joe Biden Biden DEM
2,369,61258.0%
Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
1,584,65138.8
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
80,5002.0
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
27,2520.7
Howie Hawkins Hawkins GRN
18,2890.4
Gloria La Riva La Riva PSL
4,8400.1
Alyson Kennedy Kennedy SWP
2,4870.1
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

Governor results

In the Washington governor race, the incumbent Jay Inslee (D) is running against Loren Culp (R).

Seattle

Spokane

Olympia

LEAD/WON

Inslee

Culp

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Jay Inslee *Inslee *DEM
2,294,24356.6%
Loren Culp Culp GOP
1,749,06643.2
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
8,9710.2
An estimated 99% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Seattle

Spokane

Olympia

LEAD/WON

Democrat

Republican

Seat

Current leader

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Advisory Vote 32

Repeal plastic bag tax

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
2,350,99661.2%
No No
1,488,76738.8
3,839,763 votes reported from 99.6% of precincts.

Advisory Vote 33

Repeal equipment rental tax

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
2,262,99359.6%
No No
1,533,74640.4
3,796,739 votes reported from 99.6% of precincts.

Advisory Vote 34

Repeal business tax hike

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
2,334,60962.0%
No No
1,430,11238.0
3,764,721 votes reported from 99.6% of precincts.

Advisory Vote 35

Repeal aerospace tax hike

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
2,064,70154.5%
No No
1,725,88545.5
3,790,586 votes reported from 99.6% of precincts.

Constitutional Amendment Sjr 8212

Allow investment of public funds

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
1,738,08045.6%
No No
2,069,80954.4
3,807,889 votes reported from 99.6% of precincts.

Referendum 90

Require sex education

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
2,283,63057.8%
No No
1,665,90642.2
3,949,536 votes reported from 99.6% of precincts.

Results by state

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Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.