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By Jason Mercier
Washington Policy Center 

Too many state elected officials


Last updated 11/9/2021 at 8:44am

TVW recently held a Q&A event between students and the Gov. Jay Inslee discussing various topics, which included dam breaching, homelessness, climate policy, police reform and vaccine mandates.

One question was about the governance structure of the state and whether there should be more statewide elected officials to help improve bipartisanship. The governor replied instead that there should be fewer statewide elected officials to improve accountability.

At present, the people of Washington elect officials to nine statewide offices (not counting justices to the state Supreme Court). These...

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