Author: Melissa Waldie

Washington State Legislature

The 2022 Legislative Session

Don’t blink or you might miss it! the 2022 legislative session began on January 10th and will conclude on March 10. The issues on the table for this short session include: Revenue Reform Affordable and Sustainable Housing Climate Transportation Education Police Accountability Healthcare The 45th LD Democrats will be posting our Legislative Priorities in early February. Until then, see below for some ways you can stay engaged: Get Informed — Watch The Legislative Sessions Research — Find Your Bills Start at the General Legislature Page. Then, look up bill and committee information, agendas, and documents on the WA State Legislature...

February 8 2022 Special Election

Ballot Measures* Lake Washington School District No. 414 Measures Proposition No. 1  Replacement of Existing Educational Programs and Operations Levy Vote yes to renew our commitment to a quality education for all our students.  This measure funds essential services not covered by the state and accounts for 14% of the district’s budget.  Failure to pass this measure would result in drastic cuts to educational programs, student support, and services. Estimated Cost: $1.03 per $1,000 Assessed Value Proposition No. 2 Replacement of Existing Technology and Capital Projects Levy.  Vote yes to renew the technology and capital projects levy. All students deserve...

Help Our Schools — Sign Up For Phone Banking! (Special Election February 8, 2022)

Lake Washington and Northshore School Boards will both have ballot measures (school levies) on the February Special Election ballot. We need phone bankers from the 45th LD to work alongside phone bankers from the 46th and 1st LDs to support these important levies. Help get the word out!  We will be making calls up to election day (February 8, 2022). Overview You will be are using Virtual Phone Banker (VBP). For an overview of VBP, watch these  tutorials. You will need an Action ID to log in to VBP.  If you do not have an Action ID, watch the tutorials...

Our Endorsements

This endorsement guide has been put together by a new, diverse endorsement committee. All registered candidates had the opportunity to be interviewed by the endorsement committee. Every choice the committee made is in this guide. Our endorsed candidates will make a big difference in our communities, as their decisions affect our daily lives.

The 45th LD Endorsements Are Here!

These Endorsements have been put together by a new, diverse endorsement committee. All registered candidates had the opportunity to be interviewed by the endorsement committee. Our endorsed candidates will make a big difference in our communities as their decisions directly affect our day-to-day lives.