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Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. 



Sec. of State Kim Wyman + AG Bob Ferguson

Wed., March 4 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$28-32 | Register

Get ready for a historic election year with Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman. With online elections a hot topic, Washington's Presidential Primary process closing four days after the event, and election integrity stories making headlines with increasing frequency, Secretary Wyman discussing election security and our primary process is a can't-miss event.

Also joining us is Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Our state's chief legal officer has had a busy few years, filing or signing onto 55 lawsuits against the Trump administration, bringing suit against pharmaceutical companies, and more. Find out what the future holds as AG Ferguson talks Washington state and beyond!

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Civic Cocktail: Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib + Chief Carmen Best & Sheriff Johanknecht
Civic Cocktail: Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib + Chief Carmen Best & Sheriff Johanknecht
4/4/201958:23

He introduces himself as "...a three-time cancer surviving, fully blind, Iranian American from a mixed religion, immigrant family." Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib shares personal stories and reveals his humorous side during a lively conversation with host Joni Balter. Habib describes his "coolest" moment serving as acting governor, a role he's assumed a lot lately! He reveals who he supports for president, whether he'll run for governor and remembers fondly the person who first taught him to advocate for himself. Plus, the region's top two law enforcement leaders discuss police reform, recruiting, the recent Lake City shooting, and the homeless crisis. Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best says, "We are not going to arrest our way out of homelessness." She said responding to the crisis requires a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach. King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht - whose office is a partner in the effort - praised the many organizations, nonprofits and government agencies working to help solve the problem of homelessness.

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