Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By Evan Smith
Incumbent Democratic 32nd Legislative District State Rep. Cindy Ryu was set to meet Republican candidate Alvin Rutledge, and incumbent Democrat Ruth Kagi was set to meet Republican David Schirle, according to the first results of the Tuesday primary released Tuesday evening.
Ryu was leading Rutledge with 73.76 percent of the early vote to 18.99 percent for Rutledge and 7.25 percent for independent candidate Keith Smith.
Kagi was leading Schirle with 64.56 percent to 22.53 percent for Schirle, 10.11 for Democratic challenger Wes Irwin, and 2.8 percent for Libertarian candidate Alex Hart.
Elections officials expect to post updated returns Wednesday afternoon.
The 32nd Legislative District includes the city of Shoreline, part of northwest Seattle, Woodway and nearby unincorporated areas of southwest Snohomish County, south Edmonds, Lynnwood and part of Mountlake Terrace.