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Steve Hobbs

A candidate for Washington Secretary of State, State of Washington in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2

Party: Democratic

Age: 52

City: Lake Stevens, Washington

Education: Graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1988. Received a master's of public administration and a bachelor of arts from the University of Washington. 

Work experience: Has served in the U.S. Army and the National Guard for 30 years. 

Political experience: Was appointed to secretary of state in November 2021. Served in the state Senate from 2007 to 2021. 

Family: Married to Pam Hobbs. Has three children

Campaign contributions: Raised $386,013, as of July 8. Top contributors include the Washington State Democratic Party; Washington Electricians political action committee; the Washington Beverage Association; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Microsoft; Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council; and the Democratic Association of Secretaries of State. 

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
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%

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