Stories tagged: Kim Wyman
Mon., March 27, 2017, 7 p.m.
Secretary of state will undergo treatment for colon cancer
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said she will undergo treatment for colon cancer over the next several weeks.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, midnight
Move up Washington’s presidential primary
Holding the vote earlier would boost participation and relevance. Candidates would have to study up on Northwest issues such as the Hanford cleanup, dams, Pacific Rim trade, forest health and …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Wyman pushing for earlier Washington presidential primary
Secretary of State Kim Wyman is again asking lawmakers to move Washington’s presidential primary from May to March. Wyman said Tuesday she is seeking the earlier date so the state …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Kim Wyman to pay $10,000 over campaign finance violations
Secretary of state fined more than $10,000 for failing to report campaign contributions on time.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:46 a.m.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman re-elected
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman has been re-elected to a second term.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
Wyman defends meeting with DC lobbying groups
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 …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
More letters being sent about voter pamphlet translation
After state Democrats threatened to sue, Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Monday that she’ll send an additional 136,000 letters to voters in response to an inexact translation in voter …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
Democrats threaten to sue Washington secretary of state
State Democrats are threatening to sue Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman, saying that her decision to send clarification letters to hundreds of voters in response to an inexact translation …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Washington Secretary of State Wyman says Trump’s claim of rigged election is ludicrous
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman says that Donald Trump’s claim that the upcoming presidential is rigged is ludicrous.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, midnight
Wyman for secretary of state
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 …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman accused of campaign finance violations
Attorney General Bob Ferguson says that the campaign of Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman has violated the state’s campaign finance laws by failing to file disclosure reports on time.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Washington secretary of state calls for federal-level IDs to protect votes
Washington election officials couldn’t immediately verify that the suspect in last week’s deadly mall shooting is a U.S. citizen, although he has voted in three elections since 2014.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
Citizen check proposed for Washington voter registration
Legislation requiring Washington state residents to prove U.S. citizenship or legal residency to get state driver’s licenses so elections officials can ensure non-citizens are not trying to register to vote …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 7:46 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control: Who won Wednesday’s secretary of state debate? Beats me
The last person to tell you who won a political debate is the moderator.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 6 p.m.
Secretary of State candidates tangle in debate
Candidates for Secretary of State usually don’t garner much attention, but this year two candidates are locked in a tight race for the seat and aren’t pulling punches.
Thu., June 16, 2016, midnight
Editorial: Grant greater primary participation
Voters crave participation in presidential primaries, but if the parties won’t give in and make it more meaningful, they they should pick up the entire cost of selecting their nominees
Fri., June 10, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
35 percent of state turned out in primary
Final turnout of the Washington presidential primary is 35 percent. More Democrats than Republicans cast ballots.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Secretary of state Wyman could face tough test in re-election bid
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 …
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control: Call to cancel Washington’s presidential primary came too late
Calling for cancellation of the presidential primary may sound good, but it wouldn’t be legal.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Secretary of state, her staff, to skip Tennessee meeting
The Washington secretary of state says no one from her office will attend a national conference in Tennessee in part because of a bill signed by the governor there allowing …
Sun., April 24, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control: Washington hits voter registration milestone, but record turnout not guaranteed
Washington passed an electoral milestone recently. How big of a deal will it be?
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
New Washington law bars elections officials’ names from ballot envelopes
Elections officials will no longer have their names on some voter materials in a year when they’re running for re-election.
Sun., March 27, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control: Talk about fixing primaries will float away on the summer wind
Every four years about this time, people come up with better ways to pick the people who will be the major parties’ nominee for president in the fall.
Thu., March 10, 2016, midnight
Editorial: Secretary of state right to ease voter registration
For any resident who can prove citizenship, registering to vote should be cleared of any roadblocks.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
7 candidates get nod for Washington primary ballot
Washington’s presidential primary ballot to have at least seven names
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, midnight
Clear way for more voters
Legislature should pass bills that would add more voters, pre-register 17-year-olds.
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014, midnight
Capitol exhibit marks 125 years of Washington statehood
OLYMPIA – 1889 was a momentous year for Washington. Three of its largest cities, including Spokane Falls, nearly burned to the ground that summer and then began to rise from …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2013, midnight
Fraud suspected in initiative signatures
OLYMPIA – Three paid signature gatherers apparently committed extensive fraud while collecting support for two Washington initiatives, elections officials said Wednesday. The secretary of state’s office said many of the …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012, midnight
Spin Control: Waiting for election results doesn’t harm anyone
A familiar post-election refrain, as predictable as swallows returning to Capistrano or Cougar fans pinning their Apple Cup hopes on bad weather in Pullman, sounded last week. The amount of …