37,601 ballots counted as of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9. Next update 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22.

Cowlitz County Commissioner District 3

  • Axel Swanson, 17,356 - 49 percent
  • x-James R. Misner, 18,156 - 51 percent

Cowlitz County Clerk

  • x-Beverly Little, 18,828 - 53 percent
  • Roni A. Booth, 16,648 - 47 percent

Cowlitz PUD Commissioner District 3

  • Don Curtis, 15,509 - 48 percent
  • x-Ned Piper, 16,336 - 51 percent

Cowlitz County Prosecuting Attorney

  • x-Sue Baur, 20,369 - 60 percent
  • Tom Ladouceur, 13,609 - 40 percent

Cowlitz County Treasurer

  • x-Kathy Hanks, 19,402 - 55 percent
  • Merritt (Buz) Ketchum, 15,666 - 45 percent

Uncontested county races

Sheriff: Mark Nelson

Assessor: Terry McLaughlin

Auditor: Kristina Kephart Swanson

District Court Judge Position 1: David R. Koss

District Court Judge Position 2: Edward J. Putka

District Court Judge Position 3: Michael H. Evans

Coroner: Timothy J. Davidson

Statewide/District races (Cowlitz County results)

State Supreme Court Justice Position 6

  • Richard B. Sanders, 14,753 (52 percent)
  • Charlie Wiggins, 13,473 (47 percent)

U.S. Senate

  • Dino Rossi, 19,345 (53 percent)
  • Patty Murray, 17,251 (47 percent)

U.S. Representative, 3rd District

  • Jaime Herrera, 18,906 (52 percent)
  • Denny Heck, 17,426 (48 percent)

State Representative Position 1, District 18

  • Ann Rivers, 6,428 (60 percent)
  • Dennis Kampe, 4,272 (40 percent)

State Representative Position 1, District 19

  • Dean Takko, 14,653 (58 percent)
  • Kurt Swanson, 10,594 (42 percent)

State Representative Position 2, District 19

  • Brian E. Blake, 12,487 (50 percent)
  • Tim Sutinen, 12,641 (50 percent)

Senate Joint Resolution 8225 (State debt limitations)

  • Approve, 16,479 (49 percent)
  • Reject, 17,305 (51 percent)

Engrossed Substitute House Joint Resolution 4220 (Denying Bail)

  • Approve, 30,295 (83 percent)
  • Reject, 6,105 (17 percent)

Initiative Measure 1053 (Tax and fee increases)

  • Approve, 26,290 (73 percent)
  • Reject, 9,512 (27 percent)

Initiative Measure 1082 (Workers Compensation)

  • Approve, 14,876 (42 percent)
  • Reject, 20,422 (58 percent)

Initiative Measure 1098 (State Income Tax)

  • Approve, 11,910 (32 percent)
  • Reject, 25,010 (68 percent)

Initiative Measure 1100 (Deregulate Liquor Sales)

  • Approve, 13,250 (36 percent)
  • Reject, 23,759 (64 percent)

Initiative Measure 1105 (Privatize Liquor Sales, Revise sales taxes)

  • Approve, 10,991 (30 percent)
  • Reject, 25,874 (70 percent)

Initiative Measure 1107 (End tax on candy, water)

  • Approve, 24,690 (67 percent)
  • Reject, 12,152 (33 percent)

Referendum Bill 52 (Energy efficiency Bonds)

  • Approve, 13,947 (38 percent)
  • Reject, 22,283 (62 percent)

Uncontested

State Representative Position 2, District 18: Ed Orcutt

Court of Appeals Division 2, District 3 Position 1: Jill Johanson

State Supreme Court Justice Position 1: Jim Johnson

State Supreme Court Justice Position 5: Barbara Madsen

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