For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Seattle King County NAACP Members Re-Elect President Gerald Hankerson
Officers and Executive Committee Members Were Elected on Nov. 28th
Seattle, WA--On November 28th, the Seattle King County NAACP held an election for officers and at large members of the Executive Committee. All NAACP members who were members in good standing at least 30 days prior to the election were eligible to vote.
Members overwhelmingly re-elected current President, Gerald Hankerson, to continue to lead the branch. This will be his fourth year as President and his sixth year on the Executive Committee of the Seattle King County NAACP.
"Given our current political reality, the NAACP is more important than ever," shared President Hankerson. "I look forward to working closely with our members and organizations that are dedicated to civil rights to safeguard the advances we've worked so hard for, while pushing a bold vision to increase access and opportunity for our community."
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. More information about the Seattle King County NAACP can be found here: www.seattlekingcountynaacp.org