“It’s time we had a Secretary of State who is not only prepared for the current threats to our elections, both foreign and domestic, but also supports and leads efforts to expand voter participation and engagement. I’m committed to protecting every voter and every vote.”

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Precinct committee candidates who filed online may have to refile

On Wednesday, Gael Tarleton, a Democratic legislator challenging Wyman for the secretary of state position, called for an immediate audit of the VoteWA system, because of the problem with precinct officer registration and other problems candidates reported with outages, charges and filings.… Read More

Tarleton says Republicans like Wyman must condemn Trump’s attacks on vote by mail

SEATTLE – State Rep. Gael Tarleton, Democratic candidate for Secretary of State, today condemned President Trump’s attacks on vote by mail. Tarleton (D-Seattle), a former national security expert for the U.S. Defense Department, called on Washington’s Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman and her Republican colleagues to condemn Trump and Republican efforts to disenfranchise voters … Continued