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  Reed, Sam S.
<-  2008-01-01  
NameSam S. Reed
AddressP.O. Box 522
Olympia, Washington 98507, United States
Born January 10, 1941 (81 years)
Last ModifedDavid
Dec 19, 2020 10:10am
Tags Caucasian - Married - Presbyterian -
Hometowns: Wenatchee, Spokane, Olympia
Hobbies: running, tennis, reading, and enjoying the Reed family's Lake Wenatchee cabin.
Wife: Married to Margie Reed since 1963

Family: Two adult children
David is on the faculty of Yanok College in Lampang, Thailand
Kristen is a drug and alcohol abuse prevention administrator for Washington, Oregon, Arizona and Idaho living in Salem, Oregon.
Kristen is married to Eric Gabrielsen who is a vocational counselor for Yamhill County Mental Health Department in McMinnville, Oregon.

Master of Arts,
Political Science, Washington State University

Bachelor of Arts,
Social Studies, Washington State University

Certified: Professional Finance Officer
(Washington Finance Officers Association)

Professional Elections Officer
(Secretary of State's Office)

County Elected Official
(University of Washington, Graduate School of Public Affairs)

Honors and Awards
-Eight Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the International Governmental Finance Officers Association for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports
-Ten National Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties for Significant Innovations in County Government
-1986 - Washington State Association of County Auditors' Outstanding Service Award
-1985 - Thurston County Citizen of the Year Distinguished Service Award
-1986 - Governors Distinguished Volunteer Award
-Listed in Who's Who in Government

-2001 - Present, Secretary of State
-2004 - Secretary of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)
-1978 - 2000, Thurston County Auditor
-1975 - 1977, Director of State Constitutional Reform Commission
-1969 - 1975, Washington's Assistant Secretary of State
-1967 - 1969, Executive Director of the Governor's Urban Affairs Council
-April, 1994, Election observer, representing the U.S.A., for the Republic of Uganda, Africa
-December, 1997, Election observer for the Russian Khabarovsk Territorial Governor



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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 28, 2011 01:15pm Announcement Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed to retire  Article RP 
Mar 03, 2006 06:00pm Op-Ed by Candidate [WA] August primary a vast improvement  Article Ralphie 
Apr 27, 2005 01:00pm Audio Secretary of State Sam Reed on King County elections chief Dean Logan  Article Ralphie 
Feb 15, 2005 12:00am News Judge rules against [Sam] Reed recall  Article Ralphie 
Jan 28, 2005 12:00am News Reed sides with GOP before court  Article None Entered 
Jan 26, 2005 12:00am Commentary It all translates into another voting mess  Article None Entered 

Importance? 8.00000 Average


  11/04/2008 WA Secretary of State Won 58.33% (+16.65%)
  08/19/2008 WA Secretary of State - Blanket Primary Won 59.40% (+26.93%)
  08/18/2005 National Association of Secretaries of State - President Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 WA Secretary of State Won 51.47% (+6.02%)
  09/14/2004 WA Secretary of State - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 WA Secretary of State Won 47.08% (+0.45%)
  09/12/2000 WA Secretary of State - Blanket Primary Won 21.99% (+0.79%)
  11/03/1998 Thurston County Auditor Won 64.70% (+29.39%)
  11/08/1994 Thurston County Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 WA Auditor Lost 45.47% (-4.59%)
  09/15/1992 WA Auditor - Blanket Primary Won 38.23% (+16.28%)
  11/06/1990 Thurston County Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 WA Auditor Lost 44.57% (-10.86%)
  11/04/1986 Thurston County Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 Thurston County Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 Thurston County Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
WA US President - R Caucuses - Mar 03, 2012 R Mitt Romney
King County Council - District 6 Primary - Aug 16, 2011 R Jane Hague
WA Initiative 872 - Nov 02, 2004 YES Yes