Category: 45th LD

News and information from or of interest to our members across the 45th LD (including portions of Kirkland, Redmond, and Samammish, all of the cities of Woodinville and Duvall, and portions of unincorporated King County.)

Proposed 45th District Democrats Bylaws Revisions With Gender Neutral Language

Preamble This organization is established to promote the values and principles of the Democratic Party, to support its candidates, to educate the residents of the 45th Legislative District about the Party’s goals and activities, and to extend opportunities to participate in the Party to all Democrats in the District. Article I: Name The name of this organization shall be the 45th District Democrats. Article II: Policies Section 1: This organization operates under the applicable bylaws and rules of the King County Democratic Central Committee (hereafter KCDCC), the Washington State Democratic Central Committee (hereafter WSDCC), the Democratic National Committee (hereafter DNC),...

2019 45th District Reorg—What to Expect and How to Help

A reorganization meeting runs a bit differently than a typical membership meeting, including specific times when voting is restricted to specific groups. Because of this, you will see some differences in how people are signed in, credentialed, and where they sit. Here are some of the differences you can expect to see: Sign In and Credentials Everyone attending the meeting is required to sign in. There will be three categories with specific credentials and, if appropriate, ballot packets. The categories are as follows: Current Elected PCOs (Precinct Committee Officers) Filed to run for PCO in May 2018 and were elected in the...

What will you do to flip the Senate?

We have a monumental opportunity this year to shield Washington state from the chaos of the Trump administration. We can elect Manka Dhingra (D) and flip the Senate. We can empower our state to protect immigrants and other marginalized communities. We can preserve reproductive rights and healthcare access. We can expand workers’ rights and ensure economic gains go to everyone, not just the 1%. We can defend the environment and fight climate change. We can establish a true blue state where all people are valued and no one slips through the cracks. But we can’t do it without you. As...

Last chance to GOTV for Manka Dhingra (D)

Ballots are due this Tuesday by 8 p.m.—we need your help to get every last vote we can for Manka and progressives all the way down the ballot! In off-off years like this, especially in the primaries, a handful of votes really can be the difference between candidates who value public schools, aim to address climate change, and support vulnerable communities advancing and candidates who, well, don’t! If you haven’t voted yet, check out our endorsements and helpful links for submitting your ballot. We’ll wait here. All done? Filled out, signed, and turned your ballot in? Great! The next biggest...

2017 Special Election is Key to Democrats Taking Back the State Senate

45th District Democrats Endorse Manka Dhingra for Senate Redmond, WA: On Wednesday, April 5, the membership of the 45th District Democrats unanimously voted to endorse Democrat Manka Dhingra for their State Senate seat, up for special election this fall. Before calling for a vote, Endorsements Chair Dave Williams informed the crowd “Manka shares Democratic progressive values down the line” and “Since announcing in mid-February, she’s raised about $200,000, virtually all of it through individual donations, and none from corporate or PAC interests.” The meeting room filled with cheers and applause as the final tally to endorse the Senior Deputy Prosecuting...

45th District Democrats News & Blog

Post-Election Message from Our Chair

Discouraged that we lost the Presidency and failed to regain the Senate? Worried that Trump will get to pack the court and send us to a 20-year minority? Come get involved with the local Democrats! We are organized, informed, and have a plan for working each election to maximize the votes our district. We elect good candidates and support good policies. For specific ways to get involved, visit our Facebook page, our website, and come join us for our general meetings the first Wednesday of the month. You will find progressive and mainstream Democrats working to raise the minimum wage; obtain...