Washington secretary of state election, 2016

The Washington secretary of state election, 2016, will take place on November 8, 2016. Republican Kim Wyman, the incumbent, will face Democrat Tina Podlodkowski, the two having received the most votes in an August 2016 primary election.[1]

Kim Wyman has been endorsed by the three preceding secretaries of state (Ralph Munro, Sam Reed, and Bruce Chapman), as well as the Seattle Times, King County Director of Elections Julie Wise, Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson, the Washington Education Association, the Rental Housing Association of Washington, and the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union.[2][3] As of September 2016, Wyman had raised about $395,000 for her campaign.[4]

Tina Podlodkowski has been endorsed by the current, and two preceding, governors of Washington (Jay Inslee, Christine Gregoire, and Gary Locke), as well as Lakewood city councilor Mary Moss, the Washington State High School Democrats, and The Stranger.[5] As of September 2016, Podlodkowski had raised about $460,000 for her campaign.[4]

See also


  1. "Washington secretary of state could face tough re-election test". Seattle Times. May 22, 2016. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. "Kim Wyman". Ballotpedia. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  3. "ENDORSEMENTS". kimwyman.com. Kim Wyman. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  4. 1 2 "Statewide Candidates". pdc.wa.gov. Public Disclosure Commission. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  5. "Endorsements". Voters for Tina. Voters for Tina. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
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