City: Lacey, WA
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from California State University; earned master’s in public administration from Troy State University.
Political experience: Elected secretary of state in 2012; served as Thurston County auditor 2001-2013;
Work experience: Former Thurston County elections manager and assistant records manager; former U.S. Army civilian training specialist; serves on board of several nonprofit organizations.
Family: Married; has two children
- Web: kimwyman.com
On this race:
Wants to modernize elections to improve accuracy and efficiency, make archives and documents more accessible. Notable: Holds job once held by previous Secretary of State Sam Reed.
|Kim Wyman (R)||1,368,612||50.70 %|
|Kathleen Drew (D)||1,332,842||49.30 %|
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