State Offices

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State Officials

Serve 4-year terms

Position Official Elected Term
Governor Jay Inslee (D)
2016
2017-2020
Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib (D)
2016
2017-2020
Secretary of State Kim Wyman (R)
2016
2017-2020
Treasurer Duane Davidson (R)
2016
2017-2020
Auditor Pat (Patrice)
McCarthy (D)
2016
2017-2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D)
2016
2017-2020
Insurance
Commissioner
Mike Kreidler (D)
2016
2017-2020
Superintendent of
Public Instruction
Chris Reykdal (NP)
2016
2017-2020
Commissioner of
Public Lands
Hilary Franz (D)
2016
2017-2020

Judicial Positions

To learn more, go to A Guide to Washington Courts.

 

Supreme Court

State Supreme Court Justices and Court of Appeals Judges serve staggered six-year terms

Position Justice Elected   Term
1
Justice Mary I. Yu
2016
2017-2022
2
Justice Susan Owens
2018
2019-2024
3
Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis
2020 (A) 
2015-2020
4
Associate Chief Justice Charles W. Johnson
2014
2015-2020
5
Chief Justice Barbara Madsen
2016
2017-2022
6
Justice G. Helen Whitener
2020 (A)
2017-2022
7
Chief Justice Debra L. Stephens
2014
2015-2020
8
Justice Steve Gonzalez
2018
2019-2024
9
Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud
2018
2019-2024

Court of Appeals

Division
District
Position
Judge
Elected
Term
II
3
1
Judge
Richard A.
Melnick
2018
2019-2024
II
3
2
Judge Ann Cruser
2020
2017-2022