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Washington State Executives
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Superintendent of Education

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The Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction is a state executive position in the Washington state government. The current officeholder is Randy Dorn.


Article 3, Section 25 of the state constitution establishes the qualifications of the office:

Qualifications, Compensation, Offices Which May Be Abolished. No person, except a citizen of the United States and a qualified elector of this state, shall be eligible to hold any state office...
  • a citizen of the United States
  • a qualified elector in Washington


Article III, Section 22 of the state constitution initially set the annual salary of the superintendent at $2,000 but allowed for the state legislature to increase it. In 2010, the superintendent was paid an estimated $121,618, according to the Council of State Governments.[1]

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