2012 Washington Governor's Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the governor's race in Washington. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Washington Governor's Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Washington governor election - class or district
PercVotesPartyCandidate
0%0DJay Inslee
0%0RRob McKenna
Election Information for Washington
Primary DateAugust 07, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentChristine Gregoire
Incumbent StatusTerm Limited
Election Projection
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Washington Governor's Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat governor Primary Election in Washington - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
92%378751Jay Inslee32
8%32362Rob Hill0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican governor Primary Election in Washington - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
92%347656Rob McKenna0
5%19299Shahram Hadian 0
2%6110Max Sampson0
1%4226Javier Lopez0

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
July 09, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail and online for the August 7, 2012 primary.
July 30, 2012Last day to register to vote in person if not already register in the state for the August 7, 2012 primary.
August 07, 2012Primary election date for the House and Senate.
October 08, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail and online for the November 6, 2012 general election.
October 29, 2012Last day to register to vote in person if not already register in the state for the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Governors seat in Washington in 2008
Past Election Results - Governor of Washington
Christine Gregoire
53%
2008
47%
Dino Rossi
Christine Gregoire
49%
2004
49%
Dino Rossi
Gary Locke
58%
2000
40%
John Carlson
Gary Locke
58%
1996
42%
Ellen Craswell
Mike Lowry
52%
1992
48%
Ken Eikenberry
Booth Gardner
62%
1988
38%
Bob Williams