Washington Senate: Links & Resources
Key sites for voting and election information, candidates' positions on the issues, state government links, campaign finance law guidelines and more coverage of the race.
Secretary of State, Elections Division
P.O. Box 40220
Olympia, WA 98504-0220
State Elections Division
The elections division oversees all federal, state and local
elections in Washington state. Its Web site includes past election results and statistics, election calendars, ballot measures and voter registration information. It also features information on
Washington state political parties and campaign finance
State of Washington
"Home Page Washington" provides a master index
for Washington state government and agency pages on the
Internet, including local, state and general government
Office of the Governor
The home page for Gov. Gary Locke (D) includes his public schedule and his current legislative proposals. This site also has press releases, speeches, and highlights of proposed legislation.
The Washington State Legislature provides the full texts of
House and Senate bills, legislative agency listings, and
Seattle Times Political News
Recent political news and special local features from
Washington's largest daily newspaper.
Washington State Public
The C-SPAN of Washington state, TVW broadcasts state
government deliberations and public policy events live
on the Web using RealVideo and RealAudio.
Sponsored by the University of Washington School of
Public Affairs, this Web site is devoted to giving
voters candidate profiles, issue briefs and background for all elections and campaigns in the state of Washington.
ElectNet Washington covers both Senate and gubernatorial elections with periodic updates and includes links to incumbent officials, candidates and other state political Web sites. ElectNet also features forums, interactive surveys, summary pages for all states holding elections this year and updates and background information on races in all 50 states.
Government Links from Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart, the flagship program of the non-partisan Center for National Independence in Politics, is a clearinghouse for information on more than 13,000 candidates, state and national elections and state offices. One of its key functions is an issues survey that allows users to look at a candidate's positions without wading through advertising or spin doctors. The site's Washington page includes links to official state pages, campaign contact information, biographical and contact information on members of the state legislature and links to voting information.