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Secretary of State Steve Hobbs applauds new laws improving Washington’s elections

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OLYMPIA, Wash., May 19, 2023—New laws and funding requested and supported by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs during the 2023 Legislative session will help ensure the integrity of Washington’s elections and improve access to the ballot for eligible voters. The bipartisan elections measures signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee help advance Secretary Hobbs’ top […]

Hobbs visits colleges, talks voter engagement and combating misinformation

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EVERETT, Wash, April 26, 2023— With candidate filing week less than a month away for the 2023 General Election, Washington Secretary of State, Steve Hobbs, met with the Lynnwood Times during his North Sound tour on Tuesday, April 25, where we discussed everything from election integrity to cybersecurity; and on a lighter note, his passion […]

AG Office reports 500% increase in data breaches over last year

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Attorney General Bob Ferguson released his sixth annual Data Breach Report in November. In the last year, breached businesses and agencies sent 6.3 million notices to Washingtonians — by far the largest number of notifications sent to Washingtonians since the Attorney General’s Office began tracking this number. 2018 set the previous record of 3.5 million […]

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