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Saturday, August 29, 2015 This Week's Paper
You Have Spoken: Tacoma Weekly Poll Results

Here are the results of the Tacoma Weekly’s unscientific poll that simple involved the creation of an online ballot and posting shout outs for people to fill it out. Simple, straightforward, it-is-what-it-is-sort-of poll. There certainly seems to be a trend among our readers.

See if you can spot it.

Federal

United States President/Vice President Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Barack Obama / Joe Biden Democratic Party Nominees 75%
• Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan Republican Party Nominees 25%

U.S. Senator Partisan Office, 6-year term

• Maria Cantwell (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%
• Michael Baumgartner (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%

Congressional District No. 6 U.S. Representative Partisan Office, 2-year term

• Derek Kilmer (Prefers Democratic Party) 75%
• Bill Driscoll (Prefers Republican Party) 25%

Congressional District No. 8 U.S. Representative Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Dave Reichert (Prefers Republican Party) 37.5%
• Karen Porterfield (Prefers Democratic Party) 62.5%

Congressional District No. 9 U.S. Representative Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Adam Smith (Prefers Democratic Party) 79.2%
• Jim Postma (Prefers Republican Party) 20.8%

Congressional District No. 10 U.S. Representative Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Denny Heck (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%
• Richard (Dick) Muri (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%

Statewide Races

Governor Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Jay Inslee (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%
• Rob McKenna (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%

Lt. Governor Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Brad Owen (Prefers Democrat Party)54.2%
• Bill Finkbeiner (Prefers Republican Party) 45.8%

Secretary of State Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Kim Wyman (Prefers Republican Party) 45.8%
• Kathleen Drew (Prefers Democratic Party) 54.2%

State Treasurer Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Jim McIntire (Prefers Democratic Party) 75%
• Sharon Hanek (Prefers Republican Party) 25%

State Auditor Partisan Office, 4-year term
• James Watkins (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%
• Troy Kelley (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%

Attorney General Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Bob Ferguson (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%
• Reagan Dunn (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%

Commissioner of Public Lands Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Peter J. Goldmark (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%
• Clint Didier (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%

Insurance Commissioner Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Mike Kreidler (Prefers Democratic Party) 75%
• John R. Adams (Prefers Republican Party) 25%

Washington State Measures
Initiative Measure No. 1240 Concerns creation of a public charter school system
• For 33.3%
• Against 66.7%

Referendum Measure No. 74 Concerns marriage for same-sex couples
• For 79.2%
• Against 20.8%

Initiative Measure No. 502 Concerns marijuana
• For 79.2%
• Against 20.8%

Proposed Charter Amendment No. 40 Submitted by Pierce County Requiring a Two-Thirds Vote of the Council To Levy or Increase a New Councilmanic Tax
• For 66.7%
• Against 33.3%

Transportation: Pierce Transit - Proposition No. 1 Sales and Use Tax Increase
• For 66.7%
• Against 33.3%

Washington State Legislation
Legislative District No. 2 State Senator Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Randi Becker (Prefers Republican Party) 25%
• Bruce L. Lachney (Prefers Democratic Party) 75%

Legislative District No. 2 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Gary Alexander (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%
• Greg Hartman (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%

Legislative District No. 2 State Representative Pos. 2 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• J. T. Wilcox (Prefers Republican Party) 54.2%
• Tom Campbell (Prefers Republican Party) 45.8%

Legislative District 25 State Senator Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Bruce Dammeier (Prefers Republican Party) 41.7%
• Eric Herde (Prefers Democratic Party) 58.3%

Legislative District 25 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Dawn Morrell (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%
• Shelly Schlumpf (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%

Legislative District 25 State Representative Pos. 2 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Hans Zeiger (Prefers Republican Party) 25%
• Bill Hilton (Prefers Democratic Party) 75%

Legislative District No. 26 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Jan Angel (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%
• Karin Ashabraner (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%

Legislative District No. 27 State Senate Partisan Office, 2-year term
• John R. (Jack) Connelly (Prefers Democratic Party) 38%
• Jeannie Darneille (Prefers Democratic Party) 62%

Legislative District No. 27 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Laurie Jinkins (Prefers Democratic Party) 75.2%
• Steven Cook (Prefers Republican Party) 24.8%

Legislative District No. 27 State Representative Pos. 2 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Jake Fey (Prefers Democratic Party) 45.8%
• Lauren Walker (Prefers Democratic Party) 54.2%

Legislative District 28 State Senator Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Mike Carrell (Prefers G.O.P. Party) 37.5%
• Yoshie Wong (Prefers Democratic Party) 62.5%

Legislative District 28 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Steve O'Ban (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%
• Eric Choiniere (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%

Legislative District 28 State Representative Pos. 2 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Tami Green (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%
• Paul Wagemann (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%

Legislative District 29 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• David Sawyer (Prefers Democratic Party) 62.5%
• Terry Harder (Prefers Republican Party) 37.5%

Legislative District No. 30 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Linda Kochmar (Prefers Republican Party) 29.2%
• Roger Flygare (Prefers Democratic Party) 70.8%

Legislative District No. 30 State Representative Pos. 2 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Katrina Asay (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%
• Roger Freeman (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%

Legislative District No. 31 State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Cathy Dahlquist (Prefers Republican Party) 37.5%
• Brian L. Gunn (Prefers Democratic Party) 62.5%

Legislative District No. 31 State Representative Pos. 2 Partisan Office, 2-year term
• Christopher Hurst (Prefers Independent Dem. Party) 62.5%
• Lisa Connors (Prefers Republican Party) 37.5%

Local Races
Pierce County Executive Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Pat McCarthy (Prefers Democratic Party) 83.3%
• Bruce Minker (States No Party Preference) 16.7%

Pierce County Assessor - Treasurer Nonpartisan Office, 4-year term
• Mike Lonergan 66.7%
• Billie O'Brien 33.3%

Pierce County Sheriff Nonpartisan Office, 4-year term
• Paul Pastor 87.5%
• non-candidate 12.5%

Pierce County Council District No. 2 County Council No. 2 Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Joyce McDonald (Prefers Republican Party) 62.5%
• Jeffery Hogan (Prefers Republican Party) 37.5%

Pierce County Council District No. 3 County Council No. 3 Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Jim McCune (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%
• Marilyn Rasmussen (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%

Pierce County Council District No. 4 County Council No. 4 Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Connie Ladenburg (Prefers Democratic Party) 66.7%
• Ken J. Grassi (Prefers Republican Party) 33.3%

Pierce County Council District No. 6 County Council No. 6 Partisan Office, 4-year term
• Doug Richardson (Prefers Republican Party) 41.7%
• Ann Dasch (Prefers Democratic Party) 58.3%

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