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Washington State Officials

  1. Governor
  2. Lieutenant Governor
  3. Secretary of State
  4. State Treasurer
  5. State Auditor
  6. Attorney General
  7. Insurance Commissioner
  8. Supt. of Public Instruction
  9. Commissioner of Public Lands


Physical Address
416 Sid Synder Avenue SW Suite 200
Olympia, WA 98504

Mailing Address
PO Box 40002
Olympia, WA 98504


  • Jay Inslee (D) - 2024

State executive officials are elected to serve four year terms.


The Governor is the chief executive officer of the state. The Governor makes appointments for hundreds of positions, including directors of state agencies. The Governor reports annually to the Legislature on affairs of the state and submits a budget recommendation. The Governor has the power to sign or veto (reject) legislation passed by the Legislature. Washington State Constitution Section 5-13, RCW 43.06. 


Candidates must be a registered voter in the state.

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