Tagged: Elections

2018 General Election Endorsements

Ballots will be delivered around Friday, October 19, and are due Tuesday, November 6, 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, October 8 or register in person by Monday, October 29. Download a PDF of our endorsement guide. Federal Candidates US Senate: Maria Cantwell (D) US Representative, CD1: Suzan DelBene (D) US Representative, CD8: Kim Schrier (D) State Candidates State Senator, LD 45: Manka Dhingra (D) Representative, LD 45, Pos. 1: Roger Goodman (D) Representative, LD 45, Pos. 2: Larry Springer (D) County...

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...

File for PCO by 4 p.m., Friday, May 18

Whether you’re thinking about becoming a precinct committee officer (PCO) or you already are one, this week is your only chance to become an elected PCO for the 2019–2020 election cycle. Filing is fast, easy, and free, but you must file before Friday, May 18, at 4 p.m. All you need to do to file is verify that your voter registration is up to date and provide some basic contact information.   Learn more and file for PCO   If you’re on the fence, here are just a few good reasons to become a PCO: Special Voting Privileges—Only PCOs get to...

Our 2018 Platform

Adopted as amended at our legislative district caucus on March 24, 2018, at Juanita High School in Kirkland, Washington. In this time of unprecedented partisanship in our country, we, the 45th District Democrats, believe we have a duty to heal divisions and provide initiatives that support and assist solving the problems our communities face. We believe that every individual, every elected position, every Board, and every Commission matters. Everything we do makes an impact. We believe that our elected officials must work to support and assist We the People by fighting to enact and protect the following policies: Elections &...

2018 February Special Election Endorsements

This February’s special election is all about school funding. There are multiple bonds and levies across all of the school districts that overlap our legislative district and we unanimously voted to endorse all of them. Even with last year’s McCleary fix, our schools are still underfunded. These measures help bridge the gap, funding essentials like special education, early learning and highly capable programs, school nurses, student computers, building new schools, athletic fields, and performing arts spaces, and more. Bonds require 60% approval with a minimum turnout threshold, so make sure your vote is counted! Click on the links below to find out about...

Manka’s Election Night Party

Join us for an election night party with Manka Dhingra (D) in the 45th, Patty Kuderer (D) and Vandana Slatter (D) in the 48th, and Jeralee Anderson for Redmond City Council! 

Dow’s Election Night Pre-Game

You are cordially invited to join the Dow Constantine campaign for happy hour before the polls close on November 7th and calm those Election Day nerves.

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...

2016 Democratic Caucus & Convention Cycle

Be sure to save these important dates! Each even-numbered year, the Democratic Party holds caucuses and conventions to elect delegates and hear from candidates, as well as adopt resolutions and agree on a platform at the county and state levels. All Washingtonians who identify as Democrats are encouraged to attend these events, particularly the presidential precinct caucuses, which happen first on March 26th. There will be five events in this year’s caucus and convention cycle: the precinct caucuses on Saturday, March 26th, at 10 AM; the legislative district caucuses on Sunday, April 17th at 1 PM; the King County Democratic...

2016 Democratic Caucus

SAVE THE DATE: The 2016 precinct caucuses are almost here

On Saturday March 26th, the Democratic party will be holding precinct caucuses across our state. Precinct caucuses are the first step in determining who will become the Democratic presidential candidate in 2016: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders. If you are a resident of Washington state, this is YOUR chance to support your preferred candidate and ensure they have a chance at becoming President of the United States — so save the date and plan to participate! *** IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CAUCUSES *** WHEN to Caucus: Saturday, March 26th – 10:00AM WHO can Caucus: Registered voters who consider themselves to be...