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Steve Hobbs leads Julie Anderson for Secretary of State, write-in vote totals 3%+

In Elec­tion Night returns, Demo­c­ra­t­ic incum­bent Steve Hobbs had 49.97% — just shy of the mag­ic num­ber of fifty — while chal­lenger Julie Ander­son, the Pierce Coun­ty Audi­tor, had 46.92%. Anoth­er 3.1% of votes cast were for a write-in can­di­date, pre­sum­ably Repub­li­can Brad Klip­pert, who was endorsed by the Wash­ing­ton State Repub­li­can Party.