The votes in all of the August 2 primary elections are still being counted, but the early results look very promising for Democrats. In the words of Andrew Villeneuve, State Committee Member for the 45th LD Democrats and Executive Director of the Northwest Progressive Institute, “contrary to what many pundits, journalists, and Republican operatives had said, there was no red tide. Instead, Democrats dominated.” (Photo courtesy of Lincoln Potter)
News from the 45th
On Tuesday, August 2, 2022 there will be a Primary Election conducted entirely by mail. Primary ballots were mailed on July 13th. Here’s a quick overview of key dates and ways to support the candidates endorsed by the 45th Democrats. Key dates for the August 2 primary July 13: Primary ballots mailed July 14: Ballot drop boxes open July 25: Last day to register online or by mail July 25: Last day to update your registration (address, signature, etc) August 2: Election Day! ballots must be returned to a ballot drop box or postmarked today by 8pm August 2: Last...
The Wa Dems Coordinated Campaign, King County Division is planning a our Day of Action on Saturday, June 4th: When: Saturday, June 4 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Where: Central Park, 1907 NE Park Dr, Issaquah, WA 98029 What: Canvassing to support our local Democratic candidates Who: Our Party Chair, Tina Podlodowski will be speaking at the event at 10am We hope to add more local candidates to the roster as well – more to come on that soon! The sign-up link for anyone interested in volunteering can be found here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/cMha3z5BIEih6ISeRnK4_A2 (Please feel free to share with your friends and family!) We...
Every two years, Washington State Democrats hold a statewide convention during which our party’s platform and resolution are revisited to ensure that our party represents our values, goals and objectives. This year, you can participate in this process and help update the WA State Party platform. Here’s how: Become a Delegate to the WA 2022 Convention The 45th LD Democrats are allotted 26 delegates for the Convention. Until that number is filled, alternates are automatically promoted to delegate. We currently have 17 delegates. So, if you meet the criteria for alternate, you will automatically be deemed a delegate until we...
Longtime 45th LD member and leader Ken Albinger explains how the revised boundaries of the 45th compare to the current lines, including which precincts were added or removed.
Online filing will be available from 9AM May 16th to 4 PM May 20th.
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Classes run every third Saturday through June.
Join us! As a member of the 45th LD Democrats, you can vote on which candidates and ballot measures we will endorse. Those endorsements are then printed up in our endorsement guide, and distributed to thousands of households each year. In addition, you will vote on our legislative agenda, as well as which specific bills we will promote. And You can testify remotely or submit written testimony on the bills you care about. Stay Informed! Members get exclusive access to email bulletins with local political news, action items, meeting minutes, event information and more. New To This LD? Becoming actively...
The Washington State Legislature adopted final Congressional and Legislative District maps on February 8, 2022.
The Legislative Action Committee presents this year’s legislative agenda. Here are the bills that the 45th LD Democrats have elected to support and promote for the current session.
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A post-election recap from longtime 45th LD member Ken Albinger celebrating that 21 (maybe ultimately 22) of the 25 candidates endorsed by the 45th were victorious.
The WA State Democrats have shared a fact sheet that enables us to be knowledgeable, answer shared stories with facts, and point citizens in the right Democratic direction for our country.
The 45th’s Legislative Action Committee is actively tracking 19 bills across 8 different categories. See what they’ve come up with.
Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today in response to increasing and escalating acts of violence targeting Asians and Asian-Americans.