May 9, 2013

Washington Secretary of State visits UW campuses as part of College Civics tour

By Patrick Bell

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who is serving her first term in office, recently embarked on a 14-campus College Civics tour which included visits yesterday to University of Washington Tacoma and the Seattle campus.

During her stop at UW’s Seattle campus, Secretary Wyman talked with students about her background, the importance of voting and being involved in campus life and the community.

Additional topics during a Q&A session included the process of electing of State Supreme Court Justices, how the state’s redistricting commission operates, and internship opportunities in the Secretary’s Olympia office.

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