2016 general election results certified for District 30, state

General election results in Pierce and King counties were certified on Nov. 29.

According to the Washington Secretary of State elections department, democratic candidate Mike Pellicciotti for the 30th Legislative District House of Representatives Position 1 won with 25,618 votes in King County and 1,202 votes in Pierce County for a total of 54.42 percent of votes. Republican challenger and incumbent Linda Kochmar had 21,105 votes in King County and 1,360 votes in Pierce County for a total of 45.58 percent of votes.

Democratic candidate Kristine Reeves for the 30th Legislative District House of Representatives Position 2 won with 24,073 votes in King County and 1,133 votes in Pierce County for a total of 51.1 percent of votes. Republican challenger and incumbent Teri Hickel had 22,674 votes in King County and 1,133 votes in Pierce County for a total of 48.9 percent of votes.

Sen. Mark Miloscia, a Republican serving the 30th Legislative District, lost his race for State Auditor with 1.45 million votes or 47.68 percent. His challenger Pat McCarthy, a Democrat, received 52.32 percent of votes.

Federal Way Municipal Court Judge Dave Larson also lost his bid for Supreme Court Justice Position 6 with 1.13 million votes or 42.5 percent against challenger and incumbent Charles Wiggins, who received 57.5 percent of votes.

The Sound Transit 3 measure to expand light rail, commuter-rail and bus service was approved by voters with 717,116 votes or 54 percent. Included in the $54 billion package is funding for the Federal Way Link Extension, which is planned to reach the Federal Way Transit Center by 2024 and will connect citizens to Seattle via light rail.

To learn more, visit www.sos.wa.gov/elections

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