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Inslee waives in-person requirement for oath of office

January 12, 2021

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Today Gov. Jay Inslee issued Proclamation 21-01, which suspends the requirement that statewide elected officials be sworn in ‘at the capitol’.

This waiver allows statewide elected officials to choose to either be sworn in remotely or in person. The order is effective January 12, 2021, and expires at 11:59 PM on January 15.

The full proclamation is available here

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