State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Washington Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process:
Partisan Election
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Sam Reed
Public Office Experience:
Reelection/Reappointment Date:
Contact Information: Hon. Sam Reed
Secretary of State
520 Union Avenue SE
P.O. Box 40220
Olympia, WA 98504-0220
(360) 902-4151
Fax (360) 586-5629
[email protected]


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