Newly elected 13th District Rep. Matt Manweller officially takes office today


Nov. 29, 2012

CONTACT: Kurt Hammond, Public Information Officer – (360) 786-7794

Newly elected 13th District Rep. Matt Manweller officially takes office today

Matt Manweller was officially sworn in as state representative, position 2, for the 13th Legislative District today. Manweller gets a head start on other incoming freshman legislators due to the resignation of former 13th District Rep. Bill Hinkle.

“I am excited to get an early start so we can hit the ground running when the session starts in January,” said Manweller, R-Ellensburg. “I am looking forward to bringing common-sense oversight to a runaway bureaucracy, funding water storage solutions, and providing access to health care in rural areas.”

Manweller is a lifelong educator, including the last ten years as a political science professor at Central Washington University. He has also produced and hosted political talk shows on radio and the Christian Broadcasting Network. He has served on the boards of the chamber the commerce, rotary and Washington Policy Center. He and his wife Shelley have two children and reside in Ellensburg.

In Olympia, Manweller can be reached at (360) 786-7808, and his e-mail address is Letters can be sent to his office at: P.O. Box 40600, Olympia, WA  98504-0600. He will receive his committee assignments in the next couple weeks.

The 2013 legislative session is scheduled to begin January 14.
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Representative Matt Manweller being sworn in on the House Floor

Photo caption: Matt Manweller is sworn into office by Washington State Justice James M. Johnson.

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Matt Manweller takes oath of office


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