Seattle Times Profiles Bellevue's New Congressman Adam Smith

The Seattle Times profiles Congressman Adam Smith, the 8-term Democrat from Tacoma who will represent the newly drawn 9th District, which now includes Bellevue and Mercer Island.

Check out the Seattle Times profile of Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA9), Bellevue's new Congressman after the Washington State Redistricting Commission redrew legislative and congressional boundaries following the 2010 Census.

, which has the distinction of being the most racially diverse district in the state and being the only district in the state with racial minorities as a majority of its constituents.

Bellevue's former district, the 8th District represented by Congressman Dave Reichert, a Republican from Auburn, has been redrawn further east. Reichert had offices on Mercer Island, which also has been placed in the newly drawn 9th District.


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