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The 411, a Voter’s Guide Provided by The League of Woman Voters

Why did you decide to run for this position? My knowledge, experience, and education make me the most qualified candidate for this office. I earned a Bachelor’s in Human Services, Master’s in Adult Education, and a Juris Doctor from Seattle University Law School. I...

Election Coverage from Lynnwood Times

Election Coverage from Lynnwood Times

**UPDATED** The printed newsletter incorrectly omitted Cindy Gobel’s candidate information. The online article has been corrected.
In the News: Cindy Gobel part of the 2019 Election coverage from Lynnwood Times. Link to article.

About Cindy’s Job

Interview on the Sanity Podcast

Interview on the Sanity Podcast

Secretary of State Kim Wyman was interviewed by hosts of the Sanity podcast, a program designed to help people stay positive in sometimes divisive political climates. She talked about partisanship, election security, mail-in and paper ballots and confidence in the...

Associated News

Interesting Idea of Amazon in Elections

Local technology company,, and its role in election security:

October is Cyber Security Month

October is Cyber Security Month

NCSAM is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals committed to this year’s NCSAM theme of ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’ which encourages everyone to #BeCyberSmart...

A Call to Increase Voter Participation

As Snohomish County experiences another low Primary turnout, it's important to learn what community agencies can do to help increase voter participation. Here is a recent article on increasing voter participation:

Jerry Cornfield’s Guest Opinion

New voting system holds up on election night Cindy's Thoughts: I disagree with this as I think there are more options not being used that would help increase voting in the primary....

VoteWA is Ready!

Read from Kim Wyam's Monthly Newsletter: VoteWA is ready to handle August Primary, November General Election

Aging Technology Threatens Voting System Security

As officials express fears over the new system, state’s chief elections officer points to the critical need

Read Kim Wyman’s viewpoint of the transition to the new VoteWA system


Senate State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections Committee Review of new statewide voter registration system known as VoteWA

Resources & Articles

America Goes to the Polls 2018 Report by Nonprofit Vote

Vote at Home (VAH) was featured in a comprehensive “America Goes to the Polls 2018” report as one of the top three election reforms positively impacting the recent 2018 midterms, alongside same-day registration (SDR) and automatic voter registration (AVR). Download the report here.

See video at 31:00 for a description of Cindy’s current job in Certification and Training as described by WA State Director of Elections, Lori Augino.