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125 Audits Completed in 2022
629 Audits in Progress
$147 BillionSubject to Audit

Improving the workplace

We recently released a first-of-its-kind audit in Washington: An in-depth review of a large state agency’s workplace culture. Our auditors look out for public dollars across Washington – but ultimately SAO is about helping government work better.

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Meet Your State Auditor

Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy began her term in January 2017. Before that, she managed the daily operations of Pierce County, the second largest county in Washington, for eight years.

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