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Secretary of State, State of Washington
About this race
The secretary of state oversees the Washington’s elections, the state’s archives and corporate licensing. The position pays $116,950 annually, plus healthcare benefits, and serves four-year terms.
Last updated: Aug. 10, 8 p.m. Election results
|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%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
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