Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 62° Partly Cloudy

Secretary of State

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Kim Wyman (R) 447,590 48.72%
Tina Podlodowski (D) 417,574 45.45%
Tim Turner (L) 53,492 5.82%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

The Candidates

Kim Wyman

Republican

Contact Information

Web:
kimwyman.com

Tina Podlodowski

Democratic

Contact Information

Web:
votersfortina.com

Tim Turner

Libertarian

Contact Information

Web:
electtimturner.com

Complete Coverage

Trump claims of rigged election denounced by WA and ID officials

Trump claims of a rigged election called irresponsible in Washington and next to impossible in Idaho

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.

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 to her reputation.

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.

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.

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 was proposed Friday by Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman.

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 Republican for Washington state and the entire continental West Coast.

Sunday Spin 2: One other debate note

A bullet dodged with the open mic.

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.

Who won the Wyman-Podlodowski debate? I don’t know

The last person to tell you who won a political debate is the moderator.

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.

Governor, secretary of state debates in Spokane Wednesday

Governor, secretary of state debates come to Spokane Wednesday.

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

35 percent of state turned out in primary

Final turnout of the Washington presidential primary is 35 percent. More Democrats than Republicans cast ballots.

WA Prez Primary: 35 percent turnout, Dem ballots topped GOP

OLYMPIA – The final official tally of Washington’s presidential primary: a record 1.42 million voters, or about 35 percent of those registered, cast ballots in a race where the Republican nomination was settled and the Democratic nomination wouldn’t be affected. That’s a record for a…

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 the last 52 years.

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.

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.

Wyman cancels trip to Tennessee

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman cancels trip to Tennessee over new health care treatment law.

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 counselors to refuse to treat patients based the therapist’s religious or personal beliefs.