Follow our election results and analysis throughout the week as ballots are counted in the Aug. 2 Washington state primary. Key races include governor, Senate and Congress.

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The latest:

  • After officials released new vote results Friday, Joe McDermott conceded to Brady Walkinshaw for second place in the 7th Congressional District race. Walkinshaw will face state Sen. Pramila Jayapal in the general election.
  • The measure to increase Snohomish County sales tax continues to trail after vote counts were released Friday.
  • For each race, the two candidates with the most votes will move on to the November general election. Ballots will be counted in the days to come. All counties will certify votes on Aug. 16.

Key races:


More race results:

Governor

Jay Inslee, Bill Bryant head to a gubernatorial matchup in November

Susan Hutchison, chairman of the Washington State Republican Party, explains why she is encouraged by initial primary results. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

 

U.S. Senate

Patty Murray, Chris Vance moving on to general election in U.S. Senate race

After winning 28 percent of Tuesday’s vote, Republican Chris Vance talked to supporters about his Senate race against incumbent Patty Murray and again distanced himself from Donald Trump. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

 

7th Congressional District

After officials released new vote results Friday, Joe McDermott conceded to Brady Walkinshaw for second place in the 7th Congressional District race. Walkinshaw will face state Sen. Pramila Jayapal in the general election.

State Sen. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)
State Sen. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

 

9th Congressional District

Adam Smith takes big lead to keep 9th Congressional District seat

 

Seattle housing levy

$290M Seattle housing levy approved

Michael Maddux, Campaign Manager of Yes On Homes,  cheers after reading results during an election night party at Optimism Brewing on Tuesday in Seattle. (Sy Bean / The Seattle Times)
Michael Maddux, Campaign Manager of Yes On Homes, cheers after reading results during an election night party at Optimism Brewing on Tuesday in Seattle. (Sy Bean / The Seattle Times)
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray talks at an election-night party after the first vote count showed a wide victory for the $290 million property-tax levy for low-income housing. (Sy Bean / The Seattle Times)

 

Seattle viaduct park

Voters soundly reject elevated waterfront park for downtown Seattle

Kate Martin, campaign director for Initiative 123, at her Seattle home Tuesday. She says she’s now done with politics.  (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Kate Martin, campaign director for Initiative 123, at her Seattle home Tuesday. She says she’s now done with politics. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Kate Martin, campaign director for Seattle Initiative 123, talks about the measure’s defeat. (Mike Lindblom / The Seattle Times)

Snohomish County sales-tax increase

Snohomish County sales-tax measure continues to trail

 

Secretary of state

Democrat Tina Podlodowski, Republican Kim Wyman appear to be advancing to general election

 

State commissioner of public lands

Steve McLaughlin, Hilary Franz leading race for public lands commissioner

 

State treasurer

Duane Davidson, Michael Waite ahead of the pack to fill the treasurer’s seat

 

State superintendent of public instruction

Erin Jones, Chris Reykdal lead in race for state schools superintendent

 

Lieutenant governor

Cyrus Habib, Marty McClendon leading 11-person race for lieutenant governor

 

State Supreme Court

Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen leading in race to keep seat

 

State auditor

Marc Miloscia, Pat McCarthy leading field of five to replace embattled Auditor Troy Kelley

 

State Legislature

Primary is round 1 in contest to rule Washington state Legislature