Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, November 9


Associated Press
Spokane voters pass public transit improvements 
The Latest: Sound Transit expansion plan winning 
Murray wins fifth term, Jayapal wins open House seat 
Democratic US Sen. Patty Murray, Gov. Jay Inslee re-elected
The Latest: Habib wins lieutenant governor (Habib)
The Latest: Incumbent Supreme Court justices winning
Minimum wage measure wins, carbon tax loses
Voters Reject Carbon Tax Measure 
Wash. Roundup: Heck, McMorris Rodgers, Kilmer Win Re-Election

Bainbridge Island Review 
Rep. Appleton on pace for another term in Washington State Legislature
Fast ferry proposal coasting on slim majority
School board set to make key levy decisions this week
Voters sending Kilmer back to Washington
Strange campaign signs sprout up on Bainbridge
More women than men casting ballots in Kitsap County
Opinion: What’s at stake this election | The Petri Dish
Opinion: In Victory, A Side of Trump I Didn’t Expect | John L. Micek

Central Kitsap Reporter 
GOP incumbents in 26th, 35th Legislative Districts retain seats
Initiative by Kitsap County partnership close to sheltering all homeless veterans
Two Legislators Mark Firsts In Washington’s Elections
Editorial: Editorial writers’ messages for the new president of the United States

49th Legislative District: Stonier leads over Topper in Tuesday’s first voting returns (Cleveland, Wylie, Stonier)
In Our View: Guidance on Guns Vital

The Daily News  
Purcell expected to win 19th District House seat but too close to call

Daily World 
Incumbent Blake returned to State House, 19th District, Pos. 2 (Blake)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
$54B Sound Transit expansion plan easily passing
Legislature: Lovick leads in House race crucial for Dems (Lovick, Stanford, Peterson, Ortiz-Self, Sells, Robinson, Ryu, Kagi)
Gov. Inslee on path to re-election, Bryant not conceding yet
Editorial: No gloating. No whining. Work together.

Federal Way Mirror 
Pellicciotti, Reeves lead in initial D-30 House vote counts
ST3, SKFR levy poised for passage; statewide FW candidates losing

Kirkland Reporter 
General election results: Democrats sweeping 1st, 45th and 48th Districts 

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Washington State Election Roundup: Here’s who and what initiatives are winning
Hotel industry responds after voters overwhelming pass Seattle hotel worker protection measure
Voters approve $54B Sound Transit 3 proposal; here’s what’s next

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
How Election Day 2016 unfolded: Trump wins, Washington passes new initiatives
Cyrus Habib defeats McClendon in lieutenant governor’s race
New Renton ordinance prohibits discrimination against low-income renters
Seattle U says its financial-aid experiment is working
Experts offer ideas to help Seattle area’s homeless youth
2 minority candidates in Washington make national history
Here’s where wages will increase the most in Washington
Seattle, Los Angeles on track to get massive light-rail systems: Here’s how they compare
Lynnwood transportation district sales tax measure passing
Sound Transit 3 opens big lead with support in King, Snohomish counties
GOP state Sen. Steve Litzow trailing Democratic challenger Lisa Wellman in key state legislative race
King County voters passing nonpartisan prosecutor amendment
Chris Reykdal leads in race for Superintendent of Public Instruction
Westneat: The year the white man roared
Editorial: Washington state leads the nation on minimum wage
Editorial: Voters give sensible nod to gun safety; Legislature must pick up the mantle

Seattle Weekly  
What We Must Do Now

Spokesman Review  
Jay Inslee re-elected, Democrats retain their hold on most statewide offices
Incumbents returned to Washington Supreme Court
Most Washington voters supporting a minimum wage hike, court review of gun ownership for dangerous individuals
Patty Murray heading back to Senate
Spokane County Superior Court may have new judge
Shelly O’Quinn wins re-election on Spokane County Commission; Josh Kerns leads
Spokane Valley conservatives call Trump showing a win for workers, the common man
Smiles, cheers, excitement – and some surprise – at Spokane County GOP election party
Incumbents, Republican Mike Volz preferred by voters in state legislative contests
Enviromental groups suing to force BNSF to cover coal-train loads

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)  
Campaign-finance laws must be taken seriously 

Yakima Herald Republic  
Incumbents prevail in 14th District 


ST3: $54B Regional Transit Measure Passing With Support From King, Snohomish Counties 
Voters Render Split Decisions On Washington Ballot Measures
For First Time, Openly LGBT Governor Elected: Oregon’s Kate Brown
Incumbent Supreme Court Justices Winning 
‘I Take This Very Personally.’ Washington Voters React To Trump’s Victory  
4 States Opt To Raise Minimum Wage; 7 Loosen Marijuana Laws  
Canada’s Immigration Website Goes Down For Hours After U.S. Election  
As Clinton Path To White House Narrows, Democrats Win In Washington State 

Financial Markets Plunge As Trump Emerges Victorious  
Shades Of 2000? Clinton Surpasses Trump In Popular Vote Tally   
Light rail expansion offers Seattle progressives bright spot on dark election night

NW Public Radio  
Voters Render Split Decisions On Washington Ballot Measures
Democrats (And Two Republicans) Ahead In Washington State
Brown’s Win Means Democrats Continue Hold On Oregon Governor’s Office 


A Deplorable Night

The Morning News: What Just Happened?
Hillary Clinton Is Winning the Popular Vote
Hillary Clinton Gives a Steadfast, Nearly Classical Concession Speech
What Happened When #NoDAPL Activists Interrupted an Inslee Clean Energy Rally Last Week