News from the 45th Blog

2018 Primary Endorsements

Primary ballots will be delivered around Friday, July 20, and are due Tuesday, August 7, no later than 8 p.m. Starting with this year’s primary election, ballots are postage-free statewide! To vote in this election, register online or by mail by Monday, July 9 or register in person by Monday, July 30. Download a PDF copy of our endorsement guide.   Federal Candidates US Senate: Maria Cantwell (D) US Representative, CD1: Suzan DelBene (D) US Representative, CD8: Shannon Hader (D) State Candidates State Senator, LD 45: Manka Dhingra (D) Representative, LD 45, Pos. 1: Roger Goodman (D) Representative, LD 45, Pos. 2: Larry...

King County Democrats EBoard Meeting

The full KCDCC Executive Board—all legislative district representatives and alternates, Young Democrats representatives, legislative district chairs, KCDCC officers, KCDCC committee chairs, and ex-officio state committee members/officers—meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7–9 p.m. in Renton. The 45th has three voting representatives to the King County Democrats: the Chair, a male delegate, and female delegate. In the absence of the chair or one of the delegates, the First Vice Chair or alternates may vote on the 45th’s behalf.

45th District Democrats General Meeting

The first Wednesday of every month, the 45th District Democrats meet to hear from candidates and elected officials, act on endorsement recommendations, discuss pending legislation and ballot measures, and conduct Democratic Party business.

King County Democrats EBoard Meeting

The full KCDCC Executive Board—all legislative district representatives and alternates, Young Democrats representatives, legislative district chairs, KCDCC officers, KCDCC committee chairs, and ex-officio state committee members/officers—meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7–9 p.m. in Renton. The 45th has three voting representatives to the King County Democrats: the Chair, a male delegate, and female delegate. In the absence of the chair or one of the delegates, the First Vice Chair or alternates may vote on the 45th’s behalf.

45th District Democrats General Meeting

The first Wednesday of every month, the 45th District Democrats meet to hear from candidates and elected officials, act on endorsement recommendations, discuss pending legislation and ballot measures, and conduct Democratic Party business.

King County Democrats EBoard Meeting

The full KCDCC Executive Board—all legislative district representatives and alternates, Young Democrats representatives, legislative district chairs, KCDCC officers, KCDCC committee chairs, and ex-officio state committee members/officers—meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7–9 p.m. in Renton. The 45th has three voting representatives to the King County Democrats: the Chair, a male delegate, and female delegate. In the absence of the chair or one of the delegates, the First Vice Chair or alternates may vote on the 45th’s behalf.

King County Score Voting Social

Small-d democracy advocates are invited to share a drink and discuss cardinal voting methods and the future of voting reform in Washington state at this relaxed, nonpartisan event. Anyone interested in fixing our broken political system is welcome. Learn more.

45th Legislative District Candidate Forum

Learn the positions of 45th LD Senate and House candidates in this forum moderated by former Kirkland Mayor Mary Alyce Burleigh. The program will include opening statements, 3–4 prepared questions, a flash round, and questions from the audience. Learn more.

King County Young Democrats Endorsement Meeting

Election day is getting closer! Come help decide who KCYD should support. All are welcome to attend this endorsement meeting, but only members of KCYD in good standing (paid dues) will be allowed to vote. Learn more.

Fundraiser for Manka Dhingra (D)

Please join Indu and Jayan Nair and Minal Ghassemieh in re-electing State Senator Manka Dhingra! Wine and appetizers will be served. Learn more and RSVP.

U.S. Senate Debate with Maria Cantwell (D) and Susan Hutchison (R)

This free and public debate will be moderated by Mary Nam (KOMO 4) and Essex Porter (KIRO 7). To ensure questions cover multiple topics, residents are asked to submit questions in advance for selection. The debate will also be broadcast online and on TV. Get your tickets.

Kirkland City Hall for All

Get more civically engaged at this free inclusive event. Sessions include a town hall on bike shares, a focus group on barriers to accessibility in Kirkland, information on the Eastside Legal Assistance Program for low-income residents, and more. See the full schedule.

45th District Democrats General Meeting

The first Wednesday of every month, the 45th District Democrats meet to hear from candidates and elected officials, act on endorsement recommendations, discuss pending legislation and ballot measures, and conduct Democratic Party business.

King County Democrats EBoard Meeting

The full KCDCC Executive Board—all legislative district representatives and alternates, Young Democrats representatives, legislative district chairs, KCDCC officers, KCDCC committee chairs, and ex-officio state committee members/officers—meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7–9 p.m. in Renton. The 45th has three voting representatives to the King County Democrats: the Chair, a male delegate, and female delegate. In the absence of the chair or one of the delegates, the First Vice Chair or alternates may vote on the 45th’s behalf.

32nd Annual Eastside Democratic Dinner

Join the Eastside Democrats for Mediterranean-inspired fare at the beautiful Möbius Hall on Bothell’s Cascadia College campus. The event will feature special guest speakers, a VIP social hour with candidates and elected officials, and an auction featuring a stay at Tuscan villa. Roger Goodman (D) will be the MC for the evening and Sha Na Na will keep us seriously entertained.