U.S. Congressman Adam Smith, who represents the state’s 9th District, will host a town hall meeting on Sunday, March 4 from 2-4 p.m. at the Filipino Community Center, 5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. in the Rainier Valley.
The meeting is open to the public and provides an excellent opportunity for Southeast Seattle voters to meet Smith, who will be representing us when the new redistricting plan takes effect, moving Southeast Seattle into the 9th District along with Mercer Island, Bellevue, Renton, Tukwila, Kent, and other areas stretching southward to Tacoma.
Previously, our area was in the 7th Congressional District, represented by Jim McDermott. The new 9th District will be the first majority-minority district in Washington State.