City: Lacey, WA
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from California State University; earned master’s in public administration from Troy State University.
Political experience: Elected secretary of state in 2012; served as Thurston County auditor 2001-2013;
Work experience: Former Thurston County elections manager and assistant records manager; former U.S. Army civilian training specialist; serves on board of several nonprofit organizations.
Family: Married; has two children
Issues: Modernize elections to improve accuracy and efficiency, make archives and documents more accessible. Notable: Holds job once held by previous Secretary of State Sam Reed.
|Kim Wyman (R)||483,279||39.99%|
|Kathleen Drew (D)||258,242||21.37%|
|Greg Nickels (D)||191,289||15.83%|
|Jim Kastama (D)||169,048||13.99%|
|Karen Murray (C)||46,235||3.83%|
|David J. Anderson (N)||41,112||3.40%|
|Sam Wright (T)||19,182||1.59%|
OLYMPIA — Five days left in this election cycle, but here’s some candidates for the 2012 election. Sen. Craig Pridemore, D-Vancouver, said today he’ll run for State Auditor. Longtime Auditor Brian Sonntag announced more than a month ago he wouldn’t seek re-election, and Rep. Mark…