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Election Day Recap: Washington Results and How Trump Trumped the Projections

Examining the Washington State elections and national election results.

November 9, 2016

The results are in. Despite the many projections that suggested a victory for Hillary Clinton, GOP candidate Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th president of the United States of America.  

Running on three hours of sleep between both of them, Joni Balter and C.R. Douglas take a look at what happened at the polls for our national election. They also dive into the state and regional results such as governor, lieutenant governor and secretary of state, as well as analyzing what the initiative outcomes really mean for Washingtonians. Grab a cup of whatever you need and sit back, The Analysts will break it down for you.


Joni Balter

Joni Balter is a multi-media journalist and lecturer at Seattle University and the University of Washington Evans Graduate School of Public Policy and Governance. A KCTS 9 political analyst and advisor, she has contributed to KUOW and Bloomberg View, and was a columnist for The Seattle Times. More stories by Joni Balter

C.R. Douglas

C.R. Douglas has worked his entire TV career in the Seattle area. Before joining Q13 full-time as a Political Analyst, he spent nine years as the Public Affairs Host for the Seattle Channel. Prior to that, he hosted a show on PBS-affiliate KBTC/TV. He has won four Emmy Awards (NW Region).

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