In Pacific County, two county commissioners' races featured Democratic incumbents appearing to hold on to their jobs against challenges from Republican challengers. Jon Kaino polled 2,553 votes to Republican Jamie Webber's 1,692 while Bud Cuffel beat the GOP's Rudy DeSwart by 2,432 to 1,674. Votes may change with absentee ballots, which will be counted Friday.

U.S. Rep. Brian Baird, of Vancouver, Wash., whose district includes Pacific County, easily won a fourth two-year term. He beat Republican candidate Thomas Crowson, a retired firefighter and homebuilder.

For the state Legislature, no Republicans filed for District 19, which includes Pacific County. The three Democratic incumbents are state Sen. Mark Doumit and state Reps. Brian Hatfield and Brian Blake.

Pacific County Superior Court Judge Joel Penoyar is unopposed.

The other local race features the nonpartisan Pacifc County Public Utility District No. 2 board. In District 2, Paul Cole was unopposed. For District 3, Ron Hatfield defeated KC Brown by 2,287 to 1.025 votes.

Pacific County voters were also helping Washington decide its new governor, key state officials and five measures.

Pacific County Election Unofficial Results

Last Updated: 11/02/2004 21:28:28

Total Precincts: 37

Total Registered Voters: 12,735

BALLOT MEASURES and INITIATIVES

Initiative Measure 872: Elections for partisan offices

YES, 2,962 - 67.76 %

NO, 1,409 - 32.24 %

Initiative Measure 884: Dedicating funds designated for educational purposes

YES, 1,306 - 29.83 %

NO, 3,072 - 70.17 %

Initiative Measure 892: Authorizing additional electronic scratch ticket machines

YES, 2,309 - 52.36 %

NO, 2,101 - 47.64 %

Referendum Measure 55: Charter public schools

APPROVED, 1,470 - 34.58 %

REJECTED, 2,781 - 65.42 %

Initiative Measure 297: Mixed radioactive and nonradioactive hazardous waste

YES, 2,696 - 65.77 %

NO, 1,403 - 34.23 %

Special Election- Proposition No. 1: Submitted by North River School District No. 200 SCHOOL MAINTENANCE & OPERATION LEVY

YES, 0 - 0 %

NO, 0 - 0 %

Federal Executive

President/Vice President

JOHN F. KERRY/JOHN E. EDWARDS; D, 2,607 - 56.5 %

GEORGE W. BUSH/DICK CHENEY; R, 1,916 - 41.53 %

MICHAEL BADNARIK/RICHARD V. CAMPAGNA; L, 26 - 0.56 %

JOHN PARKER/TERESA GUTIERREZ; WW, 2 - 0.04 %

DAVID COBB/PATRICIA LAMARCHE; G, 10 - 0.22 %

JAMES HARRIS/MARGARET TROWE; SW, 1 - 0.02 %

MICHAEL ANTHONY PEROUTKA/CHUCK BALDWIN; C, 2 - 0.04 %

BILL VAN AUKEN/JIM LAWRENCE; SE, 0 - 0 %

RALPH NADER/PETER MIGUEL CAMEJO; I, 50 - 1.08 %

U.S. Senate

U. S. Senator

PATTY MURRAY; D, 2,733 - 60.16 %

GEORGE R. NETHERCUTT JR; R, 1,700 - 37.42 %

J. MILLS; L, 64 - 1.41 %

MARK B. WILSON; G, 46 - 1.01 %

U.S. House of Representatives

U. S. Representative District 3

BRIAN BAIRD; D, 3,148 - 72 %

THOMAS A. CROWSON; R, 1,224 - 28 %

State Executive Branch

Governor

CHRISTINE GREGOIRE; D, 2,500 - 55.16 %

DINO ROSSI; R, 1,928 - 42.54 %

RUTH BENNETT; L, 104 - 2.29 %

Lt. Governor

BRAD OWEN; D, 2,624 - 60.98 %

JIM WIEST; R, 1,420 - 33 %

JOCELYN A. LANGLOIS; L, 183 - 4.25 %

BERN HAGGERTY; G, 76 - 1.77 %

Secretary of State

LAURA RUDERMAN; D, 2,297 - 53.88 %

SAM REED; R, 1,842 - 43.21 %

JACQUELINE PASSEY; L, 124 - 2.91 %

State Treasurer

MIKE MURPHY; D, 2,776 - 65.38 %

OSCAR S. LEWIS; R, 1,320 - 31.09 %

JOHN SAMPLE; L, 150 - 3.53 %

State Auditor

BRIAN SONNTAG; D, 2,911 - 68.8 %

WILL BAKER; R, 1,198 - 28.31 %

JASON G. BUSH; L, 122 - 2.88 %

Attorney General

DEBORAH SENN; D, 2,272 - 53.61 %

ROB MCKENNA; R, 1,798 - 42.43 %

J. BRADLEY GIBSON; L, 94 - 2.22 %

PAUL RICHMOND; G, 74 - 1.75 %

Commissioner of Public Lands

MIKE COOPER; D, 2,035 - 48.77 %

DOUG SUTHERLAND; R, 2,019 - 48.38 %

STEVE LAYMAN; L, 119 - 2.85 %

Superintendent of Public Instruction

TERESA (TERRY) BERGESON; NP, 2,023 - 56.3 %

JUDITH BILLINGS; NP, 1,570 - 43.7 %

Insurance Commissioner

MIKE KREIDLER; D, 2,386 - 59.4 %

JOHN ADAMS; R, 1,459 - 36.32 %

STEPHEN D. STEELE; L, 172 - 4.28 %

Supreme Court

State Supreme Court Justice Position 1

JIM JOHNSON; NP, 1,669 - 49.19 %

MARY KAY BECKER; NP, 1,724 - 50.81 %

State Supreme Court Justice Position 5

BARBARA MADSEN; NP, 2,711 - 100 %

State Supreme Court Justice Position 6

RICHARD B. SANDERS; NP, 1,862 - 58.57 %

TERRY SEBRING; NP, 1,317 - 41.43 %

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Division 2 District 3 Position 2

C. C. BRIDGEWATER; NP, 2,732 - 100 %

Superior Court

Superior Court Judge Position 1

JOEL PENOYAR; NP, 3,141 - 100 %

State Senate

State Senator District 19 Position 0

MARK DOUMIT; D, 3,224 - 100 %

State House of Representatives

State Representative District 19 Position 1

BRIAN HATFIELD; D, 3,185 - 100 %

State Representative District 19 Position 2

BRIAN BLAKE; D, 3,059 - 100 %

County Offices

Pacific County Board of County Commissioners Pos. 1

JON C. KAINO; D, 2,553 - 60.14 %

JAMIE WEBBER; R, 1,692 - 39.86 %

Board of County Commissioners Pos. 2

NORMAN "BUD" CUFFEL; D, 2,432 - 59.23 %

RUDY DESWART; R, 1,674 - 40.77 %

Public Utility Districts

Public Utility Dist 2-Comm Dist 2

PAUL R. COLE; NP, 2,766 - 100 %

Public Utility Dist 2-Comm Dist 3

K C BROWN; NP, 1,025 - 31.14 %

RONALD L. "RON" HATFIELD; NP, 2,267 - 68.86 %

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