Stories tagged: Washington Secretary of State
FRIDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013
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 …
THURSDAY, NOV. 4, 2010
State takes blame for election website crashes
Washington has killer election websites when they work. “There is no state in the country that has this sophisticated an election-night reporting system,” state Elections Director Nick Handy said.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 26, 2010
Primary costs multiplied by precinct committee officer races
Local taxpayers shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Aug. 17 primary to help political parties elect their precinct committee officers. The primary would have cost taxpayers in …
MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010
Reed discusses Washington elections and future of voting
Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed, a Republican in his third term, sat down recently with The Spokesman-Review to talk about the upcoming election. Reed has been a champion for …