Stories tagged: Kim Wyman
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Eyman sues over Legislature’s changes to I-940
Initiative activist Tim Eyman challenges legislative maneuver that changes Initiative 940 without putting it on the ballot.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spin Control: State looking at ways to increase voters and turnout
The Legislature and Secretary of State Kim Wyman have proposals to increase voter registration. Will it lead to more people casting ballots?
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
John Spellman, Washington’s last Republican governor, dies
John Spellman, an affable pipe-smoking lawyer who was Washington’s last Republican governor, died Monday at age 91.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Online voter registration can be hacked, study warns
Online voter registration systems are vulnerable to hackers, a study says, but Washington elections officials say they take extra precautions.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Secretary of state says her cancerous tumor gone
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman says her doctor has told her that her cancerous tumor responded well to treatment and is now gone.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Trump upset states not fully cooperating with voting panel
President Donald Trump is upset that all states aren’t fully cooperating with his voting commission’s request for detailed information about every voter in the United States.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Trump commission can only have public info on Washington voters
Washington will only send presidential commission the voter information that anyone can request, Secretary of State Kim Wyman says.
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
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
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
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.