List of Candidates for August 2016 Primary, Washington State


King County Elections has a new information page on candidates and issues for the August 2nd, 2016 primary.

Enter in your Name, birth date, then select “Create My Guide”.

You’ll have a list of all candidates and measures you are able to vote for in your area

I recommend you get started on some research so you are informed about the candidates. I’ve posted the links for all the candidates that showed on my page; your candidates may vary.

If I could not find a candidate website, I attempted to find something that gives you an idea of their stance, politically.

Congressional District 1 US Representative

Suzan DelBene (Prefers Democratic party)
John Orlinski (Prefers Republican party)
Scott Stafne (Prefers Libertarian party)
Robert J. Sutherland (Prefers Republican party)
Alex Storms (Prefers Independent party)


Washington State Governor

Goodspaceguy (Prefers Republican party)
Bill Hirt (Prefers Republican party)
Mary Martin (Prefers Socialist Worker party)
Steve Rubenstein (Prefers Independent party)
David W. Blomstrom (Prefers Fifth Republic party)
Johnathan Dodds (Prefers Democratic party)
Patrick O’Rourke (Prefers Democratic party)
Christian Pierre Joubert (Prefers Holistic party)
James Robert Deal (Prefers Democratic party)
Jay Inslee (Prefers Democratic party)
Bill Bryant (Prefers Republican party)

Washington State Lieutenant Governor

Marty McClendon (Prefers Republican party)
Mark Greene (Prefers Citizens party)
Phillip Yin (Prefers Republican party)
Steve Hobbs (Prefers Democratic party)
Karen Fraser (Prefers Democratic party)
Bill Penor (Prefers Republican party)
Paul Addis (Prefers Libertarian party)
Daniel B. Davies (States No Party Preference)
Karen Wallace (Prefers Democratic party)
Cyrus Habib (Prefers Democratic party)
Javier H. Figueroa (Prefers Republican party)

Washington State Secretary of State

Tina Podlodowski (Prefers Democratic party)
Kim Wyman (Prefers Republican party)
Tim Turner (Prefers Libertarian party)

Washington State State Treasurer

John Paul Comerford (Prefers Democratic party)
Marko Liias (Prefers Democratic party)
Duane Davidson (Prefers Republican party)
Michael Waite (Prefers Republican party)
Alec Fisken (Prefers Democratic party)

Washington State State Auditor

Pat (Patrice) McCarthy (Prefers Democratic party)
David Golden (States No Party Preference)
Mark Wilson (Prefers Independent party)
Mark Miloscia (Prefers Republican party)
Jeff Sprung (Prefers Democratic party)

Washington State Attorney General

Bob Ferguson (Prefers Democratic party)
Joshua B. Trumbull (Prefers Libertarian party)

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands

Hilary Franz (Prefers Democratic party)
Mary Verner (Prefers Democratic party)
Steven M. Nielson (Prefers Libertarian party)
Dave Upthegrove (Prefers Democratic party)
Karen Porterfield (Prefers Democratic party)
Steve McLaughlin (Prefers Republican party)
John Stillings (Prefers Democratic party)

Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction

John Patterson Blair 
Chris Reykdal 
Ron Higgins 
Grazyna Prouty 
Robin Fleming 
Al Runte 
Erin Jones 
KumRoon (Mr. Mak) Maksirisombat
David Spring 

Washington State Insurance Commissioner

Mike Kreidler (Prefers Democratic party)
Justin Murta (Prefers Libertarian party)
Richard Schrock (Prefers Republican party)

Legislative District 48 Representative Position 1

Patty Kuderer (Prefers Democratic party)
Michelle Darnell 

Legislative District 48 Representative Position 2

Joan McBride (Prefers Democratic party)
Benjamin Judah Phelps (Prefers Libertarian party)


State Supreme Court Justice Position No. 5

Barbara Madsen 
Greg Zempel 
(Zamboni) John Scannell 


Superior Court Judge Position 44

Cathy Moore
Eric Newman 
Jackson Schmidt


Public Hospital District No. 2
Proposition No. 1
Increase in Number of Board Members from Five to Seven


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