Four candidates, including the incumbent, Republican Kim Wyman, are running for the office that administers elections in Washington.
Those candidates are:
Kim Wyman has been Washington's secretary of state for the last eight years. Before that, she was the auditor in Thurston County.
Gentry Lange is a small business owner in the information technology field and a political activist.
Ed Minger is a high school history teacher in Fife, Washington.
Rep. Gael Tarleton represents the 36th Legislative District (Seattle) in the state House of Representatives.