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Elections 2020

District 3: Previous Election Results

2014 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sharon Sund Democratic 101,846 37.8%
Erik Paulsen Republican 167,515 62.2%

2012 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brian Barnes Democratic 159,937 41.8%
Erik Paulsen Republican 222,335 58.2%

2010 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Meffert Democratic 100,240 36.6%
Jon Oleson Independence Pty 12,508 4.6%
Erik Paulsen Republican 161,177 58.8%

2008 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ashwin Madia Democratic 20,830 100.0%

2008 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ashwin Madia Democratic 150,787 40.9%
David Dillon Independence Pty 38,970 10.6%
Erik Paulsen Republican 178,932 48.5%

2008 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Erik Paulsen Republican 14,187 100.0%

2006 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kevin Smith Democratic 2,911 11.6%
Gavin Sullivan Democratic 2,894 11.5%
Wendy Wilde Democratic 19,259 76.8%

2006 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Wendy Wilde Democratic 99,588 35.1%
Jim Ramstad Republican 184,333 64.9%

2006 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Ramstad Republican 17,579 100.0%

2004 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Deborah Watts Democratic 126,665 35.3%
Jim Ramstad Republican 231,871 64.7%

2004 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Burton Hanson Republican 2,159 10.1%
Jim Ramstad Republican 19,232 89.9%

2002 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Darryl Stanton Democratic 82,575 27.9%
Jim Ramstad Republican 213,334 72.1%

2000 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sue Shuff Democratic 29,841 74.5%
Darryl Stanton Democratic 10,197 25.5%

2000 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sue Shuff Democratic 98,219 29.8%
Jim Ramstad Republican 222,571 67.6%

1998 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Stan Leino Democratic 66,505 23.5%
Jim Ramstad Republican 203,731 72.0%
Derek Schramm Taxpayers 12,823 4.5%

1996 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Stanley Leino Democratic 87,359 29.8%
Jim Ramstad Republican 205,845 70.2%