July 13, 2024 7:39 pm

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Election integrity bill sponsored by Sam Low signed into law

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OLYMPIA—A bill sponsored by 39th District Representative Sam Low to modernize Washington state’s voter registration system and strengthen election integrity was signed into law on Wednesday, March 13, by Governor Jay Inslee. Representative Sam Low (R-Lake Stevens), the bill’s primary sponsor, emphasized the importance of bipartisan collaboration in getting the election integrity bill passed and […]

Secretary Hobbs praises Legislature for passing elections security bills and reinforcing important public services


OLYMPIA—During the 2024 legislative session, the Legislature approved several bills and $33.3 million in funding requested by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs that will enhance the integrity of Washington elections and improve support for charities and libraries statewide. “These bills and critical funding will go a long way toward reducing barriers to voter registration, enhancing […]

Kim Wyman out at Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2023—Former Washington State Secretary of State Kim Wyman (R) will be leaving her federal appointment as Lead Senior Election Security Advisor for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. “I want to thank Kim Wyman, who will be departing CISA at the end […]

Washington to activate National Guard cyber teams for election security

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First reported by Politico on Friday, November 4, the National Guard in cooperation with state governors will be activating approximately 100 personnel for state active duty to support officials in 14 states to protect election infrastructure against cyber threats. Overall, the National Guard has a total of 2,200 cyber support personnel within 38 cyber units […]

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