2004 Governor's Race

Below are the results from the 2004 Governor's Race, including the November General Election, two recounts and election contest.

November General Election Results

Candidate Vote Vote %
Christine Gregoire(D)
 
1,371,153 48.8666%
Dino Rossi(R)
 
1,371,414 48.8759%
Ruth Bennett(L)
 
63,346 2.2576%
Total Vote 2,805,913 100%

 

Machine Recount

 
Candidate Vote Vote %
Christine Gregoire(D)
 
1,372,442 48.8702%
Dino Rossi(R)
 
1,372,484 48.8717%
Ruth Bennett(L)
 
63,415 2.2581%
Total Vote 2,808,341 100%

 

Manual Recount

 
Candidate Vote Vote %
Christine Gregoire(D)
 
1,373,361 48.8730%
Dino Rossi(R)
 
1,373,232 48.8685%
Ruth Bennett(L)
 
63,465 2.2585%
Total Vote 2,810,058 100%

Final Results
The vote totals below are the final and official results. In June of 2005, Chelan County Superior Court Judge John Bridges issued a ruling changing the final vote totals. Christine Gregoire was declared the victor by 133 votes.

 
Candidate Vote Vote %
Christine Gregoire(D)
 
1,373,361 48.8731%
Dino Rossi(R)
 
1,373,228 48.8684%
Ruth Bennett(L)
 
63,464 2.2585%
Total Vote 2,810,053 100%

» Election Center Issues Report to King County
» Letter to King County Council - August 2005
» King County Independent Task Force on Elections
» King County Records, Elections and Licensing Report
» Governor's Elections Reform Task Force
» Chelan County Election Contest Documents
» Costs - General Election and Recounts
» Second State Supreme Court Review
» Pierce County Superior Court Review
» First State Supreme Court Review