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Secretary of State urges patience as ballot counting continues

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OLYMPIA—As election officials continue to verify signatures, process ballots, and post updated vote totals through Nov. 28, Secretary of State Steve Hobbs encouraged voters to remain patient. Washington’s 21-day certification window prioritizes accuracy to ensure that every valid ballot from the Nov. 8 General Election will be counted. With more than 2.4 million ballots accepted […]

Democratic candidates dominate initial election results across Washington

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., August 3, 2022 – Despite record inflation, rising crime and increasing geopolitical tensions, initial election results show Democratic candidates overwhelmingly dominate races across Washington state. Trump-backed congressional candidates failed to advance to the General Election. To view the latest 2022 Primary Election results, click here. In a tweet last night, Tina Podlodowski, […]

Historic vote: County Council appoints Lovick and Donaghy to state legislature

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., December 16, 2021 – At its 3 p.m. meeting yesterday, Snohomish County Council members voted to appoint John Lovick as state Senator and Brandy Donaghy as state Representative to the 44th Legislative District. This is a historic moment for Snohomish County as the 44th LD becomes the first and only district in […]

History in the making, 44 LD Democrats nominate three to fill Hobbs’ senate seat

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MILL CREEK, Wash., December 5, 2021 – This afternoon the 44th Legislative District Democrats selected the three candidates to be presented to the Snohomish County Council to fill the Washington state Senate seat vacancy left by former Senator Steve Hobbs. The candidates are Representative John Lovick (LD-44), and Democratic Precinct Committee Officers Laura Hathaway and […]

Steve Hobbs sworn in as Washington secretary of state

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OLYMPIA, Wash., November 22, 2021 – State Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens) was sworn in Monday as Washington’s 16th secretary of state. He replaces Kim Wyman, who resigned mid-term to join the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. During brief remarks on Monday, Hobbs pledged to continue enhancing the integrity of Washington’s […]

Inslee appoints local State Senator Steve Hobbs as Secretary of State

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OLYMPIA, Wash., November 10, 2021 – Today, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee announces local Snohomish County resident and State Senator Steve Hobbs (LD-44) to replace Kim Wyman for Secretary of State who has accepted a job with the Biden administration. The Washington Secretary of State preserves the integrity of elections in Washington state; safeguards vital […]

WA state Electoral College to vote in Olympia Dec. 14

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Olympia, Wash., — On Monday, December 14, the electors who represent Washington state’s 12 electoral votes will meet at the Legislative building in Olympia to cast their votes for the U.S. president and vice president. This process will take place throughout the country on December 14.   Due to the pandemic, the Legislative building remains closed […]

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