A candidate for Washington Secretary of State, State of Washington in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2
City: Tacoma, Washington
Education: Earned her GED through St. Martin's University in Lacey, Washington. Earned her bachelor of arts in liberal arts from Evergreen State College in 1987. Earned her master's of science in criminal justice administration from Northeastern University in 1990. Earned a certificate in elections administration from Auburn University in 2010.
Work experience: Former senior policy adviser for the Washington State Department of Commerce from 2007 to 2009. Former executive director for the Tacoma and Pierce County YWCA from 1998 to 2001. Former assistant regional administrator at the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration from 1996 to 1998. Former executive director at Episcopal Services for Youth from 1990 to 1996.
Political experience: Has served as the Pierce County auditor since 2009. Served as a Tacoma City Council member and deputy mayor from 2004 to 2009.
Family: Married to David Anderson.
Campaign contributions: Raised $149,754, as of July 8. Top contributors include David Bates, architect at Olympic Associates; Loren Cohen, real estate developer; William Weyerhaeuser; A.I.D. Tacoma Firefighters Union; and South Sound Women's Leadership political action committee.
|Steve Hobbs (D)||730,261||40.26%|
|Julie Anderson (N)||233,373||12.86%|
|Keith Wagoner (R)||218,947||12.07%|
|Bob Hagglund (R)||217,043||11.96%|
|Mark Miloscia (R)||181,619||10.01%|
|Marquez Tiggs (D)||143,578||7.91%|
|Tamborine Borrelli (A)||82,605||4.55%|
|Kurtis Engle (U)||6,590||0.36%|
Before current Secretary Steve Hobbs was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to take over for Kim Wyman, a Republican had served in the office since 1964.
Haskell pulls ahead of Conklin in race for prosecutor; Anderson still on track to advance in Secy. of State race
Republican Larry Haskell and nonpartisan pastor Deb Conklin will likely face off in the November general election for Spokane County prosecutor.
Nonpartisan candidate Julie Anderson received the second most votes, with 12.9%, followed by Republican Bob Hagglund with 12.4%. Republican state Sen. Keith Wagoner trailed close behind with 12.2% of the vote.
For those who liking waiting to the last minute to cast their ballots, here’s a look at the candidate field.
Candidates kept the debate civil and mainly focused on their ideas for making state elections more secure and accessible.
The candidates include a county auditor, current and former state legislators, a data scientist, a banker and a business owner.