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Monday, May 11th, 2020

WA Filing Week 2020: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Monday morning

Wel­come to Fil­ing Week 2020!

Today through Fri­day, the Sec­re­tary of State and coun­ty elec­tions offi­cials will be accept­ing for­mal dec­la­ra­tions of can­di­da­cy from Wash­ing­to­ni­ans who have decid­ed they want to run for office at fed­er­al, state, and local lev­els.

This is a pres­i­den­tial year, which means we’ll be elect­ing all ten of our U.S. House posi­tions, all nine of our statewide exec­u­tive posi­tions, most of our state leg­isla­tive posi­tions, and sev­er­al of our State Supreme Court posi­tions, not to men­tion a large num­ber of local posi­tions, espe­cial­ly in Pierce Coun­ty.

This post is the first in a series of Fil­ing Week reports we’ll be bring­ing you at reg­u­lar inter­vals until the close of fil­ing at 5 PM on the final day of the work­week.

U.S. House

1st Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Demo­c­rat Suzan Del­Bene
  • Repub­li­can Jef­frey Beel­er, Sr.
  • Lib­er­tar­i­an Steven Skel­ton
  • Robert Dean Mair (No Par­ty Pref­er­ence)

2nd Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Demo­c­rat Jason Call
  • Demo­c­rat Rick Larsen

4th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Repub­li­can Dan New­house

6th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Demo­c­rat Derek Kilmer

7th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Repub­li­can Craig Keller

9th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Demo­c­rat Adam Smith

10th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict

  • Demo­c­rat Randy Bell
  • Demo­c­rat Beth Doglio
  • Demo­c­rat Phil Gard­ner
  • Demo­c­rat Sam Wright
  • Repub­li­can Jack­son May­nard

Executive Department

Four can­di­dates have filed so far to run for Gov­er­nor:

  • Repub­li­can Loren Culp
  • Repub­li­can Phil For­tu­na­do
  • Repub­li­can Bill Hirt
  • Trump Repub­li­can Anton Sakharov

One can­di­date has filed so far for Insur­ance Com­mis­sion­er:

  • Demo­c­rat Michael Krei­dler

For Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor (which is an open seat due to the retire­ment of Cyrus Habib), there are four can­di­dates so far:

  • Demo­c­rat Steve Hobbs
  • Demo­c­rat Marko Lilas
  • Repub­li­can Joseph Brum­bles
  • Repub­li­can Mar­ty McClen­don

One can­di­date has filed so far for Sec­re­tary of State:

  • Demo­c­rat Gael Tar­leton

There are no can­di­dates for Attor­ney Gen­er­al yet.

One can­di­date has filed so far for Super­in­ten­dent of Pub­lic Instruc­tion:

  • Chris Reyk­dal

State Supreme Court

Posi­tions are typ­i­cal­ly for a six year term.

Posi­tion #3

  • Raquel Mon­toya-Lewis

Posi­tion #4

  • Charles W. John­son

Posi­tion #6 (For an unex­pired term of two years)

  • G. Helen Whiten­er

Posi­tion #7

  • Debra L. Stephens

Key legislative races

State Rep­re­sen­ta­tives typ­i­cal­ly serve two years, and state Sen­a­tors typ­i­cal­ly serve four years.

1st Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Davina Duerr
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Demo­c­rat Derek Stan­ford

5th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Bill Ramos
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Demo­c­rat Mark Mul­let

10th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Suzanne Wood­ward
    • Repub­li­can Greg Gil­day
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Repub­li­can Bill Bruch

11th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Steve Berquist

17th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Tan­isha L. Har­ris
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Repub­li­can Paul Har­ris
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Demo­c­rat Daniel Smith
    • Repub­li­can Lyn­da Wat­son

18th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Repub­li­can Bran­don Vick
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Repub­li­can Ann Rivers

19th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Clint Bryson
    • Demo­c­rat Mar­i­an­na Ever­son

23rd Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Repub­li­can April Fer­gu­son
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Drew Hansen
    • Repub­li­can Elian­na Gon­za­les-Blan­ton
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Demo­c­rat Chris­tine Rolfes
    • Repub­li­can Pam Mad­den-Boy­er

25th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Bri­an Duthie
    • Repub­li­can Cyn­dy Jacob­sen
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Demo­c­rat Julie Door

26th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Car­rie Hesch
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Joy Stan­ford
    • Repub­li­can Alisha Beel­er
    • Repub­li­can Michelle Caldier

28th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Mari Leav­itt
    • Repub­li­can Kevin Bal­lard
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Dan Bronoske
    • Repub­li­can Chris Nye
  • State Sen­a­tor
    • Demo­c­rat Twina Nobles
    • Repub­li­can Steve O’Ban

30th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Jesse John­son
    • Repub­li­can Mark Greene

35th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Colton Myers
    • Repub­li­can Dan Grif­fey
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Demo­c­rat Dar­cy Huff­man
    • Repub­li­can Drew C. MacEwen

42nd Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict

  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #1
    • Demo­c­rat Ali­cia Rule
    • Repub­li­can Luanne Van Wer­ven
  • State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive — Posi­tion #2
    • Repub­li­can Jen­nifer Sefzik

Pierce County positions

All posi­tions below are for a four year term.

Pierce Coun­ty Exec­u­tive

  • Repub­li­can Bruce Dammeier

Coun­ty Coun­cil

  • Dis­trict #2
    • Demo­c­rat Sarah Rum­baugh
    • Repub­li­can Hans Zeiger
  • Dis­trict #3
    • Demo­c­rat Yanah G. Cook
  • Dis­trict #4
    • Demo­c­rat Tim Far­rell
    • Demo­c­rat Ryan Mel­lo
  • Dis­trict #6
    • Demo­c­rat John Caver­ly
    • Demo­c­rat Jami Hitchen
    • Repub­li­can Jason Whalen

Coun­ty Asses­sor-Trea­sur­er

  • Mike Lon­er­gan

Sher­iff

  • Doug Richard­son
  • Ed Troy­er

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