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     Nov. 8, 2016 Governor

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+Jay Inslee (D) i
1,760,520
54.39%
Bill Bryant (R)
1,476,346
45.61%

3,236,866

Registered voters 4,270,270.  Total ballots counted 3,363,440.
Majority 284,174 votes (8.78 percentage points).
 WA Secretary of State




Notes:
Gov. Jay Inslee (D) won a second term, defeating Bill Bryant (R), a former Seattle Port Commissioner and chairman of BCI.  The candidates engaged in two debates which were organized by the Washington State Debate Coalition, on Sept. 26 at Seattle University (+) and on Oct. 19 at Columbia Basin College (+).  The National Institute on Money in State Politics reported that Inslee outraised Bryant by $9.7 million to $3.9 million.  The last Republican governor was John D. Spellman, elected in 1980. 

Campaign Manager:
Jay Inslee: Aisling Kerins
Director of external relations to Gov. Inslee, Jan. 2013-Oct. 2015.  Deputy campaign manager on Jay Inslee for Washington, Jan.-Nov. 2012.  Campaign director on Suzan DelBene for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2010.  Campaign director for No on 1033, June-Nov. 2009.  GOTV director for MoveOn.org, March 2008-June 2009.  Associate and interim executive director at Futurewise, Jan. 2007-March 2008.  Campaign director for No on I-933, Jan. 2005-Nov. 2006.  Field director for Yes on 297, June 2004-Dec. 2005.  Field director at WashPIRG, Aug. 2000-June 2004.  B.A. in English, art history from University of Richmond, 2000.

Bill Bryant: Justin Matheson
Vice president of Revolvis Consulting in the Seattle area from June 2011.  Managing partner at AimPoint, Inc, 2007-21.  Executive director of the California Hospital Association, June 2005-April 2011. Chief of staff in the California State Senate, 2002-05.  Chief of staff in the California State Assembly, 1998-2002.  B.A. in political science from University of the Pacific.






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