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Kilmer announces Facebook cover photo contest

Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, announced his third Facebook Cover Photo Contest for residents of the state’s 6th District. All residents are encouraged to enter an original, high-quality photograph of the region for an opportunity for it to appear as the cover photo on Rep. Kilmer’s Facebook page.

“Washington state is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, and I’m excited to see how my constituents will capture the beauty of our region,” said Kilmer.

For consideration, residents may submit an original, high-quality photo along with their name, photo location and a brief description to The deadline to submit photos is 5 p.m. July 1. All entrants must own the copyrights for their submission.

Kilmer will announce and post the photos of five finalists on his Facebook page on July 2. Fans of his Facebook page will then be able to select the winner of the contest by “liking” their favorite finalist photo. Voting will ends at 5 p.m. July 6 and the winner will be announced July 7.

Photos must be original, high-quality and taken in the region of Washington’s 6th District.