Democrats lead in 46th Legislative District

Voters are sending David Frockt, Gerry Pollet and Javier Valdez back to Olympia.

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 8:38pm
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Preliminary results for the Nov. 6 general election came in around 8:10 p.m. Tuesday night.

Voters in the 46th District, covering North Seattle, Lake City and Kenmore, had three legislative races to vote on: one state Senate seat and two House positions.

Beth Daranciang, a Republican from Seattle, challenged incumbent state Sen. David Frockt (D-Seattle). Frockt was leading 83 percent to 17 percent on election night.

Incumbent Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-Seattle) ran against Jeff Patton, a Republican from Lake Forest Park, to retain position 1. Pollet was leading with about 83 percent of the vote to Patton’s 17 percent in early returns.

Jerry Zeiger-Buccola, a Republican from Kenmore, challenged incumbent Rep. Javier Valdez (D-Seattle) for position 2. Valdez was leading, 84 percent to 16 percent.

All results are according to the secretary of state’s website.

Washington votes by mail and ballots can be postmarked as late as Election Day, meaning results could change in the following days. Check back this week for updated results.

Results can also be found at and and The election will be certified on Nov. 27.

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