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)
Author: John Glover
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.
45th LD members please join us for a special meeting to consider February school levies, candidates for 2nd Vice-Chair, and an update on redistricting
The WA State Redistricting Commission failed to agree on new Congressional and Legislative District maps by the midnight November 15 deadline. Now the issue moves to the State Supreme Court.
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.
A city-by-city analysis by longtime 45th Dems member Ken Albinger breaks down how each of the 4 redistricting proposals would impact the cities currently in the 45th LD
Redistricting is happening now – and we can all get involved in a process that will shape WA State politics for the next decade! UPDATE: Comment from WA State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski
August primary ballots have now arrived in most mailboxes. Please do your best to support the candidates and ballot initiatives endorsed by the 45th Democrats – by voting, by getting your friends to vote, and by volunteering for campaigns.
Proposed changes to the 45th bylaws concerning committees and a new conflict of interest policy.
Two more candidates will be presented for a member endorsement vote: Penny Sweet for Kirkland City Council, Position 3 and Janet Richards for Redmond City Council, Position 2.
Join Patty Murray, Kim Schrier, and Manka Dhingra – and help fund the printed 45th Endorsement Guide!
Your 45th LD Endorsements Committee will be making 12 recommendations for endorsement at the General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, June 2 at 7pm.
As of May 24, 2021 these are the candidates recommended by the Endorsements Committee for endorsement by the 45th LD membership.
Updates from DelBene, Dhingra, Goodman & Springer + member votes on 10 items