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Spin Control Kim Wyman archive


TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016

SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016

SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016


Podlodowski wants Wyman to cancel primary 

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.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2016

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016

MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014

Secretary of State Kim Wyman describes the 42-star flag that's part of the Blazes, Rails and the Year of Statehood exhibit in the state Capital (Jim Camden)

Exhibit marks state's 125th 'birthday'

Secretary of State Kim Wyman OLYMPIA – 1889 was a momentous year for Washington. Three of its largest cities, including Spokane Falls, nearly burned to the ground that summer then began to rise from their ashes. A second railroad announced plans to join the Northern...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014

Extending online voter signup

OLYMPIA -- Procrastinating voters who delay registering as the election approaches would have a little more time to sign up on-line before an election under a bill moving through the Legislature. But those who would prefer to go to the elections office and fill out...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013

Yo ho Halloween at governor's mansion

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Jay Inslee and wife Trudi will be hitting the pirate theme tonight for trick or treaters at the Governor's Mansion. Technically, there are only treaters. The security system at the governor's mansion discourages tricksters. But the mansion is a stop on may...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012

Sunday spin: Who is hurt by the late ballot counting? 

A 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 time Washington takes to count its ballots and settle elections predictably irked several politicians. State Sen....

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THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011

Jumping into 2012 races

OLYMPIA -- Five days left in this election cycle, but here's some candidates for the 2012 election. Sen. Craig Pridemore, D-Vancouver, said today he'll run for State Auditor. Longtime Auditor Brian Sonntag announced more than a month ago he wouldn't seek re-election, and Rep. Mark...

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Thurston County Auditor Kim Wyman announces she will run for Washington Secretary of State in 2012. (Jim Camden)

Wyman running for Sec State 

Thurston County Auditor Kim Wyman announces 2012 campaign for Secretary of State. OLYMPIA -- After waiting a respectable 48 hours after her old boss got out of the 2012 Secretary of State race, Thurston County Auditor Kim Wyman got in it Thursday. Wyman told a...

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