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WASHINGTON

Your complete directory of Washington State candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Henry "Scoop" Jackson - 1976

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline: May 20, 2016
Filing Deadline (Primary Write-Ins): July 15, 2016
Primary: August 2, 2016

This page was last updated on August 8, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Jay Inslee (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Bill Bryant (R) - Seattle Port Commissioner & Venture Capitalist

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Brad Owen (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Cyrus Habib (D) - State Sen. & Attorney
Marty McClendon (R) - Radio Show Host, Realtor & Ex-Anesthesia Technician

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2016.

John Spellman for Governor - 1980

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Kim Wyman (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tina Podlodowski (D) - Ex-Seattle City Councilmember & Retred Microsoft Manager

STATE TREASURER:
[ Jim McIntire (D)* - Retring in 2016. ]
Duane Davidson (R) - Benton County Treasurer & Accountant
Michael Waite (R) - Investment Executive

STATE AUDITOR:
[ Troy Kelley (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Pat McCarthy (D) - Pierce County Executive, Ex-Pierce County Auditor & Ex-Tacoma School Board Member
Mark Miloscia (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Teacher, USAF Veteran, Ex-Democrat & '12 Candidate

Gary Locke for Governor

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Bob Ferguson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Joshua Trumbull (Libertarian) - Attorney

STATE COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS:
[ Peter Goldmark (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Hilary Franz (D) - Ex-Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman, Attorney & Environmental Activist
Steve McLaughlin (R) - Retired Navy Officer & Program Manager

Ellen Craswell for Governor

STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
Mike Kreidler (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Richard Schrock (R) - Snohomish Fire Commissioner, Ex-State Commerce Director & Consultant

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION:
(Note: Superintendent is a Non-Partisan Positition)
[ Randy Dorn (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Erin Jones (D) - School Administrator
Chris Reykdal (D) - State Rep., Ex-School Board Member & Ex-Teacher


Mike Lowry for Governor

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Patty Murray (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chris Vance (R) - Ex-State GOP Chair, Ex-King County Councilman, Ex-State Rep. & Public Affairs Consultant

Dan Evans - 1983

Maria Cantwell (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Suzan DelBene (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Robert Sutherland (R) - Biochemist, USAF Veteran, GOP Activist & '14 Candidate

Randy Tate for Congress

District 2:
Rick Larsen (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Marc Hennemann (R) - Teacher & Retired USAF Officer

District 3:
Jaime Herrera Beutler (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Moeller (D) - State House Speaker Pro Tempore & Ex-Vancouver City Councilor

District 4:
Dan Newhouse (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Clint Didier (R) - Ex-Pro Football Player, Farmer & Frequent Candidate

Reelect Congressman Stinson

District 5:
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Pakootas (D) - Colville Confederated Tribes CEO, Community Activist & '14 Nominee

District 6:
Derek Kilmer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Todd Bloom (R) - Accountant, Attorney & Navy Veteran

District 7:
[ Jim McDermott (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Pramila Jayapal (D) - State Sen. & Immigration Rights Activist
Brady Walkinshaw (D) - State Rep. & Ex-Non Profit Group Program Officer

Dixy Lee Ray for Governor - 1980

District 8:
Dave Reichert (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tony Ventrella (D) - Withdrew, but name remains on ballot

District 9:
Adam Smith (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Doug Basler (R) - Video Production Company Owner & '14 Candidate

District 10:
Denny Heck (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Postma (R) - Businessman, Software Engineer & Frequent Candidate


Jennifer Dunn for Congress

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Washington State
Washington State Democratic Party
Green Party of Washington State
Libertarian Party of Washington State
Washington State Republican Party


US Sen Warren Magnuson - 1974

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office

State Public Disclosure Commission


George Nethercutt for US Senate

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Bainbridge Island Review
Bellingham Herald
Bremerton Sun
Centralia Chronicle
Everett Herald
- (Politics Section)
HorseAss.org (Liberal)
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland Tri-City Herald
King County Journal
Longview Daily News
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Northwest Cable News
Northwest Daily Marker (Conservative)
The Olympian
PNW Local News
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
- (Politics Section)
Seattle Stranger (Alternative)
Seattle Times
- (Politics Section)
Seattle Weekly (Alternative)
Sound Politics (Conservative)
Spokane Spokesman-Review / Spokane.net
Spokane Valley Daily Herald
Vancouver Columbian
Washington Voter - League of Women Voters
Wenatchee World
Yakima Herald-Republic
KING TV-5 (NBC - Seattle)
KREM TV-2 (Indep. - Spokane)

Brock Adams for US Senate

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