Rogers was elected as a Populist for his first term and a Democrat for his second. From various agencies. Washington was admitted to the Union on November 11, 1889. The fractional terms of some governors are not to be understood absolutely literally; rather, they are meant to show single terms during which multiple governors served, due to resignations, deaths and the like. Friday, December 24, 2004 ... Democrat Christine Gregoire finally came out ahead in Washington’s gubernatorial election. Washington Territory had 14 territorial governors from its organization in 1853 until the formation of the state of Washington in 1889. If both the offices of governor and lieutenant governor are unable to fulfill their duties, the secretary of state is next in line, and then the treasurer. During the Biden/Harris speeches, Fox had 3 million viewers, the lowest total of any network. George W. Bush (R) defeated Vice President Al Gore (D) in the election to replace term-limited President Bill Clinton (D) on November 7, 2000. Republican Dino Rossi and incumbent Democratic Governor Christine Gregoire emerged from the August 19 primary, making the 2008 election a rematch between the candidates from the 2004 election. http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/results_report.aspx?e=20&c=&c2=&t=264&t2=&p=&p2=&y=, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2000_Washington_gubernatorial_election&oldid=987065045, Washington (state) gubernatorial elections, 2000 United States gubernatorial elections, Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 18:08. Gubernatorial lines of succession in the United States § Washington, "Washington Territorial and State Governors", "2013 and 2014 Salary Schedule, Adopted May 22, 2013", "Meet Loren Culp, the Republican gubernatorial candidate who wants to unseat Jay Inslee", "McKenna win would end drought for GOP in races for governor", "Founding of Washington Territory and Washington State", "Glorious News for Washington! Langlie and Daniel J. Evans are the state's only three-term governors. Six of Washington's territorial governors and four of its state governors have served higher federal or confederate offices, or as governors of other states. Nov. 8, 2020, How Joe Biden won the presidency: The bets he made about the party, about the country and about Trump got him to this moment. Washington held an election for governor on November 3, 2020.A primary was scheduled for August 4, 2020. The U.S. Senate eventually failed to ratify his nomination. Populist Party candidate John Rankin Rogers is the only non-Democratic or Republican nominee to win office. The term for governor is four years, commencing on the second Monday in the January following the election. Bush won 271 electoral votes to Gore’s 266 electoral votes.  The office of lieutenant governor is not elected on the same ticket as the governor.