View election results here
August 9, 2012 · Updated 5:15 PM
The results are in.
Kitsap County voters decided which two candidates will advance to the general election in 18 federal, state and local races. Visit www.kitsapgov.com/aud/elections for complete results.
North Kitsap races on the primary ballot:
— 6th Congressional District representative: Derek Kilmer, 18,268 votes; and Bill Driscoll, 6,587 votes will advance.
— 1st Congressional District representative (one-month term): John Koster, 5,652; and Suzan DelBene, 3,785 will advance.
— 23rd Legislative District representative, Position 2: Drew Hansen, 9,494 votes; and James Olsen, 7,456 will advance.
— Supreme Court justice, position 2: Susan Owens, 18,183; and Douglas W. McQuaid, 7,858 will advance.
— Supreme Court justice, position 8: Steve Gonzalez, 16,302; and Bruce O. Danielson, 13,695 will advance.
— Supreme Court justice, position 9: Sheryl Gordon McCloud, 10,639; and Richard B. Sanders, 8,619 will advance.
— Court of Appeals Division 2, District 2, Position 2: Pam Loginsky, 8,280; and Thomas Bjorgen, 5,258 will advance.
— Superior Court judge, Position 7: Jennifer Forbes 14,847; Karen Klein, 5,910 will advance.
Some interesting things about this election:
— The two top vote-getters in the primary, regardless of political party, will advance to the Nov. 6 general election.
— Kitsap County Superior Court judge, Position 7 race was a close one: the office would have been decided in the primary if a candidate received more than 50 percent of all votes cast in that contest. Forbes received 48.98 percent.
— Only precinct committee officer races that are contested will be on the ballot this year, and all of those contests will be decided in the primary.
— You will vote for representatives from the 1st and 6th Congressional districts. The 1st District winner will serve the rest of the term vacated by Jay Inslee, who is running for governor; that term ends Jan. 3. Also effective Jan. 3: Kitsap County becomes part of the 6th District because of reapportionment; we will elect a representative for the term ending Jan. 3, 2015.
— There are four candidates for County Commissioner, District 2. Voters in that district will select two candidates to advance to the general election. In the general, all voters countywide will vote for District 2 commissioner.
— There are approximately 146,000 registered voters in Kitsap County. As of 9 p.m. Aug. 7, there was a 24 percent voter turnout.