Stories tagged: Washington Secretary of State
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.
Thu., March 9, 2017, midnight
$1,000 fines for faithless electors upheld by judge
A judge on Wednesday upheld the $1,000 fines issued by the Washington secretary of state against three electors who broke their vote pledge and cast their vote for someone other …
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., 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 …
Thu., Nov. 4, 2010, midnight
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.
Sun., Sept. 26, 2010, midnight
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 …
Mon., Sept. 20, 2010, midnight
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 …