October 26, 2012

26th Legislative District

By University of Washington

Fast Facts

  • 548: UW students from the district, Fall Quarter 2012
  • 3,777: UW alumni living in the district
  • 163: UW employees living in the district
  • 93: Husky Promise students in 2012-2013
  • $260,693: UW district business contracts
  • 274: U-Pass commuters


Rep. Position 1 Jan Angel

State Sen. Jan Angel (R)

Rep. Jesse Young, R-26

Rep. Position 1 Jesse Young (R)

Rep. Position 2 Larry Seaquist

Rep. Position 2 Larry Seaquist (D)

UW College in the High School Programs

This program gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take five-credit University of Washington courses for college credit.

  • Gig Harbor High School, Peninsula
  • South Kitsap High School, South Kitsap

Emerging Leaders

This program recruits talented high school students and enhances the university experience of engineering majors, with scholarships and leadership-building and educational opportunities.

  • Bremerton High School
  • Gig Harbor High School
  • South Kitsap High School

Puget Sound Writing Project for Teachers

The program, part of the UW English Department, welcomes K-16 teachers who want to deepen their knowledge about the teaching of writing. Teachers in the program have the opportunity to practice their own writing, investigate an educational topic of their choice related to writing, share their teaching strategies and learn efficient strategies from other teachers.

  • Peninsula School District
  • South Kitsap School District

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, a unit of the College of the Environment,operates seismograph stations and locates earthquakes in Washington and Oregon and is centered at the UW’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences.

Washington Sea Grant

Washington Sea Grant serves communities, industries and the people of Washington state, the Pacific Northwest and the nation through research, education and outreach. Field agents work on numerous marine and watershed issues.

Bremerton: Marine water quality, invasive species, shoreline conservation.  Also, marine shoreline landowner education, shoreline and near-shore policy consultation, near-shore outreach and education

Regional Initiatives in Dental Education (RIDE) – Bremerton

RIDE is a strategic expansion of the UW School of Dentistry in conjunction with Eastern Washington University. It is designed to help meet the oral health needs of rural and underserved communities in the Northwest.

  • Bremerton clinical rotation: Peninsula Community Health Services

Washington State Smile Partners – Bremerton

The School of Dentistry is partnering with this nonprofit preventive dentistry organization to conduct Smiles at School, a program for low-income children in public schools.


Businesses whose technologies were developed at the University of Washington  which have now transferred to the private sector to become start-up companies within the community.

  • VisionGate