Audits Completed in 2023

Audits in Progress

$159 Billion
Subject to Audit

Local Government Resources

SAO’s Center for Government Innovation offers a host of tools designed to help local governments throughout the state work better including reporting, operations and cybersecurity resources.

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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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