The Green Papers: Washington 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 2 August 2022
General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Friday 20 May 2022 - Filing Deadline - balloted candidates.
Tuesday 2 August 2022 - Primary. Polling hours reportedly end at 8:00p PDT (0300 UTC). Washington votes by mail. Ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, or dropped off in a designated ballot box by 8 p.m. local time on Election Day.
Tuesday 2 August 2022 - Filing Deadline - primary, write-in.
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election. Polling hours reportedly end at 8:00p PST (0400 UTC). Washington votes by mail. Ballots must be postmarked no later than Midnight local time going into Election Day itself, or dropped off in a designated ballot box by 8 p.m. local time on Election Day itself.
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - Filing Deadline - general election, write-in.
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:7,715,946 (2.49% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:12(2.23% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:10(2.30% of 435)
2010 Census:6,753,369 (2.18% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:12(2.23% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:10(2.30% of 435)
Capital:Olympia
 

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Washington State and Local Government


Washington State's Top Two Primary

  • The two candidates who receive the most votes in the primary and receive at least 1% of the votes cast qualify for the general election.
  • Each candidate for partisan office may state a political party that he or she prefers. A candidate's preference does not imply that the candidate is nominated or endorsed by the party, or that the party approves of or associates with that candidate.
  • To trigger a mandatory machine recount, the difference between the top two vote-getters must be less than 2,000 votes and less than 0.5% of the total number of votes cast for both candidates.
  • To trigger a manual recount in a statewide election, the difference between the top two vote-getters must be less than 1,000 votes and less 0.25% of the total number of votes cast for both candidates.

Elections Calendar 2022 from the Washington Secretary of State.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Maria E. Cantwell
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2006, 2012, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Maria E. Cantwell
FEC S8WA00194
  Candidate Democratic     John Peterson
FEC S4WA00532

Class 3
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Senator  Patricia L. "Patty" Murray
First elected: 1992; re-elected: 1998, 2004, 2010, 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (7)
  Candidate Independent     Pano Kroko Churchill
  Candidate Independent     Larry Hussey
FEC S2WA00353
  Candidate Democratic     Robert W. Kirby
FEC S2WA00346; 31 Mar 21; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Independent     Mfumu Metamorphosis Mpiana
FEC S2WA00361
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Patricia L. "Patty" Murray
FEC S2WA00189; 31 Mar 21; Tot $842,275; Dsb $430,744
  Candidate Democratic     Nicolaus "Nick" Sleister
FEC S2WA00338; 31 Mar 21; Tot $1,263; Dsb $1,217
  Candidate Republican     Tiffany Smiley
FEC S2WA00387

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Jay R. Inslee
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Dennis "Denny" Heck
Previously served in the U.S. House: 2013-2021; first elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
7 Democratic (7 Undetermined);
3 Republican (3 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Suzan Kay DelBene
First elected in a special election for the 112th Congress and in a concurrent regular election to the 113th Congress: 6 November 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Suzan Kay DelBene
FEC H0WA08046; 31 Mar 21; Tot $165,609; Dsb $179,001

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Richard Ray "Rick" Larsen
First elected: 2000
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Jason Call
FEC H0WA02189; 31 Mar 21; Tot $18,727; Dsb $9,559
  Candidate Republican     Leif D. Johnson
FEC H2WA02219
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Richard Ray "Rick" Larsen
FEC H0WA02080; 31 Mar 21; Tot $88,284; Dsb $70,304

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Jaime Lynn Herrera Beutler
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (8) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Brent William Hennrich
FEC H2WA03134; 31 Mar 21; Tot $1,779; Dsb $525
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Jaime Lynn Herrera Beutler
FEC H0WA03187; 31 Mar 21; Tot $744,755; Dsb $83,833
  Candidate Democratic     Chris Jenkins
FEC H2WA03159
  Candidate Republican     Joseph "Joe" Kent
FEC H2WA03100; 31 Mar 21; Tot $269,377; Dsb $19,427
  Candidate Democratic     Lucy Esther Joan Lauser
FEC H2WA03142; 31 Mar 21; Tot $254; Dsb $23
  Candidate Republican     Matthew August Overton
FEC H2WA03167
  Candidate Republican     Heidi St. John
FEC H2WA03126; 31 Mar 21; Tot $130,877; Dsb $11,990
  Candidate Republican     Wadi Yakhour
FEC H2WA03118; 31 Mar 21; Tot $34,558; Dsb $5,287

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Daniel Milton "Dan" Newhouse
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Loren Culp
FEC H2WA04173
  Candidate Independent     Evan Owen "Ev" Jones
FEC H0WA04110
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Bradley A. "Brad" Klippert
FEC H2WA04157
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Daniel Milton "Dan" Newhouse
FEC H4WA04104; 31 Mar 21; Tot $289,493; Dsb $61,511
  Candidate Republican     Jerrod Sessler
FEC H2WA04165; 31 Mar 21; Tot $2,100; Dsb $1,100

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Cathy Ann McMorris Rodgers
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Cathy Ann McMorris Rodgers
FEC H4WA05077; 31 Mar 21; Tot $507,537; Dsb $262,980

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Derek Kilmer
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Derek Kilmer
FEC H2WA06129; 31 Mar 21; Tot $238,230; Dsb $197,704
  Candidate Republican     Elizabeth Kreiselmaier
FEC H0WA06081; 31 Mar 21; Tot $0; Dsb $10,650

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Pramila Jayapal
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Pramila Jayapal
FEC H6WA07458; 31 Mar 21; Tot $447,993; Dsb $194,547

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Kim Schrier
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Matt Larkin
FEC H2WA08182
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Kim Schrier
FEC H8WA08189; 31 Mar 21; Tot $613,685; Dsb $174,413

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  David Adam "Adam" Smith
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Amelia "Mia" Casmier-Paz
FEC H2WA09123
  Candidate Democratic     Stephanie D. Gallardo
FEC H2WA09115
  Candidate Democratic     David Tadashi "Bobblehead Dave" Ishi
FEC H2WA09149
  Candidate Democratic     Burien City Councilor  Krystal Marx
FEC H2WA09131
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  David Adam "Adam" Smith
FEC H6WA09025; 31 Mar 21; Tot $112,466; Dsb $59,562

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Marilyn Strickland
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Marilyn Strickland
FEC H0WA10034; 31 Mar 21; Tot $222,071; Dsb $45,312
  Candidate Republican     Keith Roland Swank
FEC H2WA08166; 31 Mar 21; Tot $0; Dsb $392

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Republican Secretary of State  Kim Wyman
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Democratic Attorney General  Bob Ferguson
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Democratic Treasurer  Mike Pellicciotti
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Democratic Auditor  Patrice "Pat" McCarthy
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Commissioner of Public Lands  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Democratic Public Lands Commissioner  Hilary Franz
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Insurance Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Democratic Insurance Commissioner  Mike Kreidler
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

  Nonpartisan; (Democratic) Public Instruction Superintendent  Chris Reykdal
First elected: 2016; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 17 incumbents, 20 candidates
  Republican: 4 incumbents, 15 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Christian Liberty
  Socialist Alternative
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 4 candidates
  Nonpartisan: 1 incumbent
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  Public Disclosure Commission
  Register to vote - Secretary of State
  Washington Secretary of State
  Washington Secretary of State - Elections & Voting
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Washington State Legislature
  Washington State Legislature - House of Representatives
  Washington State Senate
Democratic
  Washington Senate Democratic Caucus
  Washington State Democrats
Republican
  Washington State Republican Party
Third Party
  Christian Liberty Party of Washington
  Communist Party - Washington State District
  Green Party of Washington
  Libertarian Party of Washington State
  Socialist Alternative
  The Unity Party of Washington
Media & others
  KING TV - Seattle
  KREM TV - Spokane
  Northwest Daily Marker - Redmond
  Politics1.com - Washington
  Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  Sound Politics - Seattle - Puget Sound
  The Chronicle - Centralia
  The Daily Herald - Everett
  The Daily News - Longview
  The Spokesman-Review - Spokane
  Washington Voter - League of Women Voters of Washington
  Yakima Herald-Republic

 


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