Category: Announcements

Candidate Guidance

If you are seeking our endorsement for the August 2, 2022 Primary… Thank you for running for public office!   To seek the 2022 endorsement of the 45th District Democrats: Step One: Complete the Questionnaire of the King County Democrats.   Step Two:  You must email a copy of your King County Questionnaire to the Chair of the 45th District Democrats Endorsement Committee.   The 2022 Chair of the Committee is Trish Staufer.  Email a copy of the questionnaire to [email protected]   (Please note that filing the Questionnaire electronically to the King County Democrats is not a request to be endorsed by the 45th...

Submit Platform Feedback

All Democrats in the 45th Legislative District are invited to provide feedback on our draft platform. Please submit your comments on the form below, submitting a separate form for each comment. Platform feedback must be submitted by noon on Friday, March 25; we will only accept deletions to the platform at the caucus, not additions or wordsmithing.

2022 Caucus Resolution Form

All Democrats in the 45th Legislative District are invited to submit resolutions to be considered at our virtual caucus on March 26 at 10AM. Click here to register for the Caucus on Zoom. Resolutions should follow the King County Democrats’ resolution rules. Please submit your resolution(s) by noon on Friday, March 25. Note: We will only accept deletions to the platform at the caucus, not additions or wordsmithing. Adopted resolutions will be published on our website and will be forwarded on to the state party for consideration.

Call to the 2022 Caucus!

The 45th LD Democrats’ Caucus is scheduled for Saturday, March 26 at 10AM. The caucus will be virtual this year. Click here to register for the Caucus on Zoom. The principal business of the caucus is the election of 26 delegates and 13 alternates who will then attend the 2022 WA State Democratic Convention. The convention will be Friday, June 24th – Sunday, June 26th, with the primary meeting on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The state convention will be a hybrid meeting. Elected Delegates have until April 1 to decide if they will attend in person or virtually. There will...

Message from the Chair

Fellow Democrats, March will be busy, and we need help to ensure that the Caucus that is taking place on Saturday, March 26th starting at 10 am will be a success. Past Caucuses have been held in person, and we all have memories of those. This time the 45th LD will be virtual, and the committees are already working behind the scenes as the State Party shares updated Caucus information with us daily. Please keep checking our website for updates. We will try not to overburden you with too many emails, but you will hear from our Credentials Committee, and...

2022 Membership Drive

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...

45th LD Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall!

Join all three lawmakers from the 45th District – Rep. Larry Springer, Rep. Roger Goodman, and Sen. Manka Dhingra – for a virtual town hall meeting at 7pm on Thursday, Feb 24. They will be reporting on major issues before the Legislature and would love to hear your feedback. You can submit questions live during the event by entering them in the comments section or ahead of time at You can watch or participate in the live event on Facebook at; YouTube at; and Twitter at The livestream view will not be available until the event begins.

45th District Democrats of Washington State: General Meeting

45th District Democrats General Meeting

Feb 2, 2022 7-9 PM
The first Wednesday of every month, the 45th District Democrats meet to hear from candidates and elected officials, make endorsements, discuss state and local issues, and conduct Democratic Party business.

Due to COVID-19, General Meetings will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration is required for this meeting. Click on the title for details.

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...