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Seattle Times

‘Protecting and defending the Constitution,’ former Secretary of State Kim Wyman departs for federal election security job

OLYMPIA — Sitting in Washington’s secretary of state’s office in the Capitol on one of her last days of work, Kim Wyman shows off a trio of mantra bands on her wrist. Made by a friend, one reads “remember why you started” to represent some of her turbulent battles as the state’s chief election officer. A second one, for her battle with cancer, reads “choose joy.”
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WA Secretary of State Kim Wyman Resigns

The Washington Secretary of State, Kim Wyman, will be resigning from her position. Wyman, who has served since 2013, will instead be working for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). There, she will serve as the senior election security lead and act as a liaison to the other states to help manage election security. This position is especially important following the failed lawsuits and attacks on the election system led by former president Donald Trump. Although these claims of fraud from Trump and the GOP continue to be disproven, their constant reiteration has seeded distrust in the minds of some Americans. Hopefully, Wyman will be able to spread reassurance in the security and necessity of our democratic processes. After all, as a Republican herself, she may be able to appeal to the party while remaining impartial as well.
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Kim Wyman is jumping from the proverbial frying pan into a big conflagration. Wyman, who has been Washington’s secretary of state since 2013, is leaving her post to take a job with the Biden administration as senior election security lead for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She will be in charge of protecting the integrity of American elections at a dangerous moment for democracy as our voting processes are being subverted by Russian hackers and attacked by right-wing extremists goaded on by former President Donald Trump.