2020 Washington State Election Results
Track November 3 general election results across Washington state, including the races for U.S. president and vice president, Washington state governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, superintendent of public instruction, public lands commissioner, state auditor, insurance commissioner, all U.S. Congressional Districts, Referendum 90 on comprehensive sex education and contested races across 17 counties in western Washington, including Pierce County sheriff and Pierce County executive.
Washington state has been a vote by mail state since 2011. Ballot are mailed to all eligible voters on Oct. 16. Ballots have pre-paid postage and must be postmarked or returned to one of the state’s nearly 500 drop boxes by 8 p.m. on election day to count.
An initial round of election returns are expected to be released shortly after 8 p.m. on election day. These returns are from ballots that were turned in early and tabulated. However, counties will release additional results in the days after the election as more ballots are counted. Additional results are typically released daily.
The County Canvassing Boards will certify general election results Nov. 24, and the Secretary of State’s Office will certify the results Dec. 3.