Jan. 10: Cindy Ryu swears in, first Korean American woman to serve in Wash. Legislature

Sen. Paull Shin (D-21st District), the first Korean American to serve in Washington’s Legislature, shares Ryu’s hand.

Cindy Ryu took the oath of office and officially became the state representative for the 32nd Legislative District, which includes Shoreline, Kenmore, Edmonds, and other communities in North King and South Snohomish County.

Ryu became the first Korean American woman ever to serve in the Washington State Legislature. This is the second time Ryu has set a political milestone. In 2006, she became the first female Korean American mayor in the United States, when she was elected mayor of Shoreline, Wash. ♦

One Response to “Jan. 10: Cindy Ryu swears in, first Korean American woman to serve in Wash. Legislature”

  1. Sammy Armanous says:

    Mrs: Ryu.
    Congratulation , for becoming became the first Korean American woman ever to serve in the Washington State Legislature.
    I, had the pleasure to work with you when you were the president of the Chamber Of Commerce for Shoreline,
    I wish you more success in your new carrier as Washington State House of Representative.

    Sammy Armanous.
    Former, Community Representative of Old Country Buffet

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