City: Seattle, WA
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from University of Hartford
Political experience: Served one term on Seattle City Council in early 1990s; former adviser to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.
Work experience: Former director and senior manager at Microsoft; senior vice president at Porter Novelli; co-founder of Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility.
Family: Married; has three children
- Web: votersfortina.com
|Kim Wyman (R)||1,521,843||54.60 %|
|Tina Podlodowski (D)||1,263,130||45.40 %|
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Friday defended her closed-door meetings with lobbying groups earlier this year after a report was published about her attendance, and she dismissed criticism from her Democratic opponent that she was susceptible to special interest influence on Washington state’s ballot initiative process.
Wyman has received a raft of endorsements from election directors and county auditors from both parties. This bipartisan support from those who know the job best is a powerful testimonial to her reputation.
Kim Wyman, the only Republican in statewide office in Washington, works to hold off challenge from Tina Podlodowski
OLYMPIA – Republicans have overseen Washington state elections for more than 50 years despite Democrats dominating most other statewide offices. Secretary of State Kim Wyman is the lone statewide elected Republican for Washington state and the entire continental West Coast.
A bullet dodged with the open mic.
The last person to tell you who won a political debate is the moderator.
Governor, secretary of state debates come to Spokane Wednesday.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman is the lone statewide elected Republican in Washington state, the latest in a line of GOP chief election officers who have held the office for the last 52 years.
Tina Podlodowski, Democratic candidate for Washington secretary of state, said incumbent Kim Wyman should cancel the presidential primary to save money. Problem is, Wyman doesn’t have the authority to do that, and many of the ballots are already in the mail.