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Henry "Scoop" Jackson - 1976

Filing Deadline: May 14, 2024
Primary: August 6, 2024
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on June 3, 2024


[ Jay Inslee (D)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Ricky Anthony (D) - Retired Army Veteran
Semi Bird (R) - Ex-Richland School Board Member, Behavioral Scientist & Army Veteran
Brian Bogen (I) - Businessman
A.L. Brown (R)
Edward Cale (D) - Postal Worker & Healthcare Counselor
Jim Clark (I) - Computer Programmer & Instructor
William Combs (I) - Navy Veteran & Community Activist
Jeff Curry (I) - School Bus Driver, '22 County Treasurer Candidate & '23 School Bd Candidate
Frank Dare (I) - Retiree
Jim Daniel (R) - Ex-Klickitat Hospital Commissioner, Retired Engineer & Army Veteran
Michael DePaula (L) - Enterprise Engineer & Ex-Teacher
Bob Ferguson (D) - Attorney General & Ex-King County Councilman
Fred Grant (D) - Media Consultant & Game Developer
Cassondra Hanson (D) - Retail Worker & Electrician
Bill Hirt (R) - Retired Aircraft Engineer & Frequent Candidate
Jennifer Hoover (R) - Pastor
Chaytan Inman (D) - College Student, Cybersecurity Research Fellow & Anti-Capitalism Activist
El'ona Kearney (D) - Forgiveness Coach, Event Planner & Army Veteran
Leon Lawson (R) - Used Car Dealer, MAGA Activist, '20 Candidate & '22 US Sen Candidate
Alan Makayev (I) - Landlord & Property Manager
Rosetta Marshall-Williams (I)
Brad Mjelde (I) - Retired Businessman
Mark Mullet (D) - State Sen., Ex-Issaquah City Councilman & Businessman
Dave Reichert (R) - Ex-Congressman & Ex-King County Sheriff
Don Rivers (D) - County Employee, Bishop, Community Activist & Frequent Candidate 
Andre Stackhouse (G) - Web Developer & Progressive Activiat
Alex Tsimerman (I) - Business Consultant & Frequent Candidate
Martin Wheeler (R) - Firefighter, Farmer & '20 Candidate

Denny Heck (D)* - (Campaign Site)
David Griffin (D) - Businessman
Bob Hagglund (R) - IT Professional & '22 Sec of State Candidate
Pat Harman (R) - Retired NOAA Official, Navy Veteran & '19 Mayor Candidate
Dan Matthews (R) - Retired Airline Pilot, USAF Veteran & Frequent Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2024.

John Spellman for Governor - 1980

Steve Hobbs (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Marquez Tiggs (D) - Graduate Student, Army Veteran & '22 Candidate
Damon Townsend (I) - Ex-County Elections Manager & '22 County Auditor Candidate
Dale Whitaker (R) - Tax Preparer

Mike Pellicciotti (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sharon Hanek (R) - Financial Consultant, Accountant, Community Activist & '12 Candidate

Pat McCarthy (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt Hawkins (R) - Business Consultant, GOP Activist & '18 US Sen Candidate

Gary Locke for Governor

[ Bob Ferguson (D)* - Candidate for Governor in 2024. ]
Nick Brown (D) - Ex-US Attorney, Ex-Governor's General Counsel & Army Veteran
Manka Dhingra (D) - State Sen. & Attorney

Pete Serrano (R) - Pasco Mayor, Attorney & Conservative Activist

[ Hilary Franz (D)* - Candidate for Congress in 2024. ]
Jeralee Anderson (D) - Richmond City Councilwoman, Nonprofit Executive & Civil Engineer
Patrick DePoe (D) - Makah Tribal Official, Ex-Commercial Fisherman & Ex-Land Manager
Allen Lebovitz (D) - State DNR Official, Farmer, Forester & Wildland Firefighter
Jaime Herrera Beutler (R) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-State Rep. & Ex-Congressional Aide
Sue Kuehl Pederson (R) - Retired Utility Dist Power Manager, '20 Candidate & 16 St Sen Candidate

Dave Upthegrove (D) - King County Councilman, Ex-State Rep. & '16 Candidate
Kevin VanDeWege (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Firefighter

Ellen Craswell for Governor

[ Mike Kreidler (D)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Bill Boyd (D) - Insurance Broker & Financial Advisor
Chris Chung (D) - Financial Executive
Phil Fortunato (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Businessman & '20 Gov Candidate
Jonathan Hendrix (I) - Health Plan Executive
Patty Kuderer (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Justin Murta (R) - Events DJ
John Pestinger (D) - Insurance Project Manager & USAF Veteran
Tim Verzal (I) - Deer Park Mayor, Ex-City Councilman & Businessman

(Note: Superintendent is a Non-Partisan Positition)
Chris Reykdal (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Blair (I) - Ex-Vashon School Board Member, Retired Teacher & Frequent Candidate
David Olson (I) - Peninsula School Board Member, Bank Manager & Navy Veteran
Reid Saaris (D) - Nonprofit Founder & Teacher

Mike Lowry for Governor


State House - (Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)

State Senate - (Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)


Maria Cantwell (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Thor Amundson (I) - Project Expediter & Frequent Candidate
Henry Clay Dennison (SWP) - Communist Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate
Raul Garcia (R) - Physician & '20 Gov Candidate
Paul Giesick (D) - Blue Collar Worker & USMC Veteran
Goodspaceguy (R) - Amateur Astronomer & Frequent Candidate
Isaac Holyk (R) - Video Content Producer & Software Developer
Chuck Jackson (I) - Merchant Mariner, USAF Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Scott Nazarino (R) - FInancial Consultant, '16 Candidate & '07 City Council Candidate
Melanie Ram (R) - Private Investigator
David Tilton (I) - Data Analyst

Dan Evans - 1983

Patty Murray (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2028.


District 1:
Suzan DelBene (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jeb Brewer (R) - Construction Project Executive
Derek Chartrand (R) - Sales Executive & '20/'22 Candidate
Matt Heines (R) - Businessman, Army Veteran, MAGA Activist & Frequent Candidate
Mary Silva (R) - Audiologist
Orion Webster (R) - Police Officer & Veteran

Randy Tate for Congress

District 2:
Rick Larsen (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Josh Binda (D) - Lynnwood City Councilman
Jason Call (G) - Teacher, Progressive Activist & '20/'22 Candidate
Cody Hart (R) - Engineering Firm Owner, Navy Veteran & '20/'22 Candidate
Devin Hermanson (D) - Media Consultant
Leif Johnson (R) - Businessman & '22 Candidate

Daniel Miller (R) - Business Manager, Delivery Driver, Actor & Frequent Candidate
Edwin Stickle (D) - Physician

District 3:
Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Kent (R) - Technology Project Manager, Retired Army Warrant Officer & '22 Nominee
Leslie Lewallen (R) - Camas City Councilwoman & Attorney
John Saulie-Rohman (I)

District 4:
Dan Newhouse (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mary Baechler (D) - County Public Health Specialist, Progressive Activist & '12 Candidate
Benny Garcia (I) - Loan Underwriter, Iraq War Veteran & '22 Candidate
Barry Knowles (D) - Businessman, Sales Representative & '22 St Rep Candidate
John Malan (D) - Electrician, MAGA Activist, '16 Candidate & '20 St Rep Candidate
Jane "Birdie" Muchlinski (D) - Photography Studio Manager
Jerrod Sessler (R) - Businessman, Ex-NASCAR Driver, Navy Veteran & '22 Candidate
Tiffany Smiley (R) - Motivational Speaker, Veterans Advocate, Ex-Nurse & '22 US Sen Candidate

Reelect Congressman Stinson

District 5:
[ Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Bernadine Bank (D) - Physician & Democratic Activist
Michael Baumgartner (R) - Spokane County Treasurer
Bobbi Bennett-Wolcott (D) - Doctor of Nursing Practice
Jonathan Bingle (R) - Spokane City Councilman, Pastor & Businessman
Carmela Conroy (D) - Spokane Democratic Chair, Retired US Diplomat & Attorney
Ann Marie Danimus (D) - Marketing Firm Owner, '22 Candidate & '20 St Sen Candidate
Brian Dansel (R) - Ferry County Commissioner, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-USDA Official
Rick Flynn (R) - Farmer, VA Caregiver, USAF Veteran & '23 School Board Candidate
Rene Holaday (R) - Radio Show Host, Ex-Legislative Aide & '10/'18 County Comm Candidate
Jacquelin Maycumber (R) - State House Minority Floor Leader
Matthew Welde (D) - Attorney

District 6:
[ Derek Kilmer (D)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Janis Clark (R) - Retired Army Officer, Nonprofit Executive & '20/'22 St Rep Candidate
Hilary Franz (D) - State Land Commissioner, Ex-Bainbridge Island Councilwoman & Attorney

Drew MacEwen (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Financial Advisor & Navy Veteran

J. Graham Ralston (I) - Attorney, Businessman & Accountant
Emily Randall (D) - State Sen. & Ex-Community Organizer

District 7:
Pramila Jayapal (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dan Alexander (R)
Liz Hallock (D) - Attorney, Marijuana Retail Store Owner & Frequent Candidate

Cliff Moon (R) - Software Engineer & '22 Candidate  

Dixy Lee Ray for Governor - 1980

District 8:
Kim Schrier (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Keith Arnold (D) - Accounting Technician & Frequent Candidate
Carmen Goers (R) - Commercial Banker, Community Activist & '22 St Rep Candidate

Imraan Siddiqi (D) - Nonprofiut Executive & Muslim-American Community Activist

District 9:
Adam Smith (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Melissa Chaudhry (D) - Nonprofit Fundraiser
Mark Greene (R) - Paralegal, USMC Veteran & Frequent Candidate
David Ishii (I) - Frequent Candidate
Paul Martin (R) - Network Engineer & Ex-Software Developer

District 10:
Marilyn Strickland (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Richard Boyce (I) - Retired Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Kurtis Engle (I) - Disabled Navy Veteran, '22 Sec of State Candidate & '20 St Rep Candidate

Don Hewett (R) - Electrical Engineer, USAF Veteran & '20/'22 Candidate
Eric Mahaffy (D) - Blue Collar Worker, Ex-Game Arcade Owner & '22 Candidate
Nirav Sheth (R) - Businessman, Ex-Police Officer & USMC Veteran
Desiree Toliver (D) - Community Organizer, Democratic Socialist & '23 Mayor Candidate

Jennifer Dunn for Congressy6786


American Solidarity Party of Washington State (ASP)
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Libertarian Party of Washington State (L)
Washington State Republican Party (R)
Socialist Workers Party (SWP)
Independent / Non Partisan / No Party Affiliation (I)
Write-In (WI)

US Sen Warren Magnuson - 1974


Secretary of State's Office

State Public Disclosure Commission

George Nethercutt for US Senate


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Brock Adams for US Senate


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