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.
There is much to be thankful for coming out of the November 2nd general election, with 19 (and counting) of the 25 candidates that we endorsed being victorious. But there is much work ahead in 2022, as we work closely with our neighboring LDs through the ongoing redistricting process and prepare for the 2022 mid-term elections.
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.
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.
Check out the Ballot Measures Endorsed by the 45th LD Democrats!
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
As summer fades and fall approaches, it can be easy to get dispirited by the litany of tough issues facing us. But take heart in the collective work at hand as we enter the home stretch in the November elections – so many great volunteer opportunities! – and make your voice heard in the once-a-decade redistricting process.
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.
Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement regarding the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
A lot is happening in the 45th in the rest of April. Please make sure you’ve renewed your membership and are making your voice heard.
The 45th’s Legislative Action Committee is actively tracking 19 bills across 8 different categories. See what they’ve come up with.
March is Women’s History Month. There is much to celebrate – but still much work to do
Play a role in holding our elected officials accountable to the policy goals of the 45th Democrats by getting involved with our Endorsements Committee.