Know Your Candidates 2022

Election season has started as the last day to declare candidacy has officially passed. The wait is on to cast your vote for Washington based U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, and other important roles that are determined by the citizens.

All around the United States, campaigning is underway for important roles such as the U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives, and more. Although votes can’t officially be cast until July 17th of this year, signs, stickers, and billboards are being placed in yards, windows, and on the side of various roads in support of different candidates. 

Below is a list of dates for voter registration, voting deadlines, and more. 

 

Primary

July 15th – Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.

July 25th – Online and mail registrations must be received eight days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00pm on Election Day.

August 2nd – Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).

August 2nd –  Primary – Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8:00pm on Election Day.

 

General Election

October 21st – Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out, and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.

October 31st –  Online and mail registrations must be received eight days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00pm on Election Day.

November 8th – Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).

November 8thGeneral Election – Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8:00pm on Election Day.

Ballots will vary on location; covered below are select state and statewide positions up for election for each Washington candidate that has officially declared candidacy. 

 

Candidates

U.S. Senator 
Candidate Name – Hometown/Party Affiliation 

  • Henry Clay Dennison – Seattle / Socialist Worker
  • Mohammad Hassan Said -Ephrata/ Democratic
  • John Guenther – Spokane/ Republican
  • Tiffany Smiley -Richland/ Republican
  • Dan Phan Doan – Seattle/ No Party 
  • Dr. Pano Churchill – Seattle/ Democratic
  • Dave Saulibio – Spokane/ Republican
  • Sam Cusmir – Kent/ Democratic
  • Bill Hirt – Bellevue/ Republican
  • Jon Butler – Tonasket/ Independent
  • Bryan Solstin – Seattle/ Democratic
  • Martin D. Hash – Vancouver/ No party
  • Patty Murray – Seattle/ Democratic – Incumbent
  • Thor Amundson – Olympia/ Independent
  • Charlie (Chuck) Jackson – Ancortes/ Independent
  • Naz Paul – Kirkland/ Independent
  • Ravin Pierre – Seattle/ Democratic
  • Leon Lawson – Shelton/ Trump Republican

 

U.S. Representative

  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers – Spokane/ Republican – Incumbent
  • Natasha Hill – Spokane/Democratic
  • Sean Clynch – Four Lakes/ Republican
  • Ann Marie Danimus – Spokane Valley/ Democratic

 

Secretary of State

  • Bob Hagglund – Lake Stevens/Republican
  • Kurtis Engle – Lacey/Union
  • Marquez Tiggs – Seattle/Democratic
  • Tamborine Borrell – Yelm/America First (R)
  • Steve Hobbs – Lake Stevens/Democratic – Incumbent
  • Keith Wagoner – Bonney Lake/Republican
  • Mark Miloscia – Federal Way/ Republican
  • Julie Anderson – Tacoma/ Nonpartisan

 

Judicial – Supreme Court
Justice Position #01

  • Mary I. Yu – Seattle

 

Justice Position #05

  • Barbara Madsen – Seattle

 

Justice Position #06

  • G. Helen Whitener – Seattle

 

Legislative District 7
State Senator 

  • Shelly Short – Addy/Republican – Incumbent

 

State Rep. Pos. 1

  • Lonny Ray Williams – Republic/Republican
  • Jacquelin Maycumber – Republic/Republican – Incumbent

 

State Rep. Pos. 2

  • Joel Kretz – Addy/Republican – Incumbent

 

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