Stories tagged: kim wyman
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Proposals to change the state’s presidential primary system likely to leave some group unhappy.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
About half the young voters in Spokane County who registered in 2018 didn’t vote in the general election.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
Washington nearly set records for turnout and the number of ballots cast in a statewide election.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
As Washington counties prepare to mail out ballots, state officials say the voting system is among nation’s safest.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018
Initiative 1639, a gun control measure, has enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot, but faces a new lawsuit.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
Washington sues two charities in national crackdown on groups that falsely claim to help veterans.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018
Three initiatives submit far more signatures than they need to qualify for the ballot, but Secretary of State Kim Wyman says one proposal’s petitions raise legal concerns.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018
State to cover costs of mailing ballots back for voters in 38 counties after King County votes to pay the postage for its voters.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018
Secretary of State Kim Wyman asks Gov. Jay Inslee to use emergency funds to pay the postage for ballots that are mailed back in the primary and general elections.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018
Initiative activist Tim Eyman challenges legislative maneuver that changes Initiative 940 without putting it on the ballot.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
The Legislature and Secretary of State Kim Wyman have proposals to increase voter registration. Will it lead to more people casting ballots?
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
John Spellman, an affable pipe-smoking lawyer who was Washington’s last Republican governor, died Monday at age 91.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
Online voter registration systems are vulnerable to hackers, a study says, but Washington elections officials say they take extra precautions.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman says her doctor has told her that her cancerous tumor responded well to treatment and is now gone.
Sat., July 1, 2017
President Donald Trump is upset that all states aren’t fully cooperating with his voting commission’s request for detailed information about every voter in the United States.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017
Washington will only send presidential commission the voter information that anyone can request, Secretary of State Kim Wyman says.
Mon., March 27, 2017
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said she will undergo treatment for colon cancer over the next several weeks.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Holding the vote earlier would boost participation and relevance. Candidates would have to study up on Northwest issues such as the Hanford cleanup, dams, Pacific Rim trade, forest health and …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
Secretary of State Kim Wyman is again asking lawmakers to move Washington’s presidential primary from May to March. Wyman said Tuesday she is seeking the earlier date so the state …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
Secretary of state fined more than $10,000 for failing to report campaign contributions on time.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman has been re-elected to a second term.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Friday defended her closed-door meetings with lobbying groups earlier this year after a report was published about her attendance, and she dismissed criticism …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
After state Democrats threatened to sue, Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Monday that she’ll send an additional 136,000 letters to voters in response to an inexact translation in voter …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016
State Democrats are threatening to sue Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman, saying that her decision to send clarification letters to hundreds of voters in response to an inexact translation …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman says that Donald Trump’s claim that the upcoming presidential is rigged is ludicrous.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016
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 …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
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.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
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.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
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 …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
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 …