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Welcome to the website of the Whatcom County Democratic Party!  Our goal is to keep you informed, interested and involved in our local political activities.   Please check our monthly calendar to stay updated on all our events.  Click on "Calendar" at the top left side to get an expanded monthly view.

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Holiday party.  Congratulations to John McGarrity, the 2014 Honored Democrat.  The office will be closed for the holidays from December 22nd to January 5th.

Our January meeting will be on early, on January 8th,  to allow for our bi-annual re-org and election of officers.  Please join us at our 2015 meeting location, the Bellingham Central Library.



Democratic Dinner Series

Submitted by Mike Estes on Sun, 2014-08-03 10:16
08/08/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Intimate Conversations and Casual Dinning will kick off with our hosts William and Cheryl Hockett-Prelle and Catherine Chambers. Our guest 40th Legislative District Representative Kris Lytton will join us for an evening of delectable food and conversation. This enchanting Celtic late midsummer dinner will feature Strawberry Liqueur, Rhubarb Bread with Faerie Butter, Watercress Soup, Sweet Peas with Mint, Tweed Kettle (Salmon), Steamed Oran ge Pudding and Cornish Saffron Cakes.

July Meeting - Charter Review Endorsements

Submitted by Mike Estes on Fri, 2014-07-11 10:41

Meeting: Thursday July 17th

6pm Dinner: Taco Bar for $10

7pm Endorsements and program on Minimum Wage


Members will vote on a proposed slate of candidates for Charter Review Commission:

District 1: Todd Donovan, Barbara Ryan, Thomas Stuen, Alie Walker and Eli Mackiewicz

District 2: Susan Gribbin, Judd Morse, Bob Bandarra, Stan Snapp, Kate Blystone

District 3: Richard May, John Lesow, Chris Johnson

Whatcom Democrats Announce 2014 Endorsements

Submitted by Mike Estes on Fri, 2014-06-20 11:40

Members of the Whatcom Democrats gathered Thursday, June 19th for an endorsement meeting. Candidates for 2014 elected office introduced themselves and fielded questions from the audience.

Upcoming Campaign Kickoffs

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:43

Seth Fleetwood Tuesday June 17th - 5pm Whatcom Museurm - 121 Prospect St Bellingham

Joy Monjure Thursday June 26th - 6pm - 8pm Bellewood Acres

Satpal Sidhu Campaign Kick Off

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:42

Monday, June 23, 5 PM to 7 PM

Squalicum Boathouse, 2600 S. Harbor Loop

Bellingham, WA 98225


For more information, call Campaign Manager Patrick Stickney @ 425 - 681 - 8137

Thank You To Our Amazing Peggy and Ronalee

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:41


Super Gardeners Peggy Borgens and Ronalee Kincaid once again went above and beyond and did an amazing amount of work to bring the Whatcom Democrats over $600 from the annual plant sale. Thank you to Peggy and Ronalee, for all their growing, potting, and transporting, and other volunteers who helped out during the sale.

Democratic Dinner Series: Casual Dining, Intimate Conversations

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:40

by Catherine Chambers, Development/Finance Committee Chair

Outreach Report

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:39

by Daydre Phillips

Lots more parades to walk in with the Democrats – Please join us! The Ski to Sea Blossomtime Parade was a huge success! 34 people walked together under our big tent! Candidate Seth Fleetwood joined us for his first parade. Thanks to everyone that joined us. Also thanks to Riley who led us in chants to let people know that “Everyone Is Welcome Under Our Big Tent”

Join Us For These Parades!

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:39

Stommish Water Festival, June 21st

Sumas Community Days, June 28th

Blaine Old Fashioned 4th of July, 4th of July

Everson/Nooksack Festival, July 12

Bellingham Pride Parade - Sunday, July 13th

Discovery Days Parade - Saturday, July 19th

Old Settler's Grand Parade - Saturday, July 26th

Watch your email for meeting place details, email Daydre or call her at 303-3072. Please join us whenever you can!


Thank You Parade Helpers!

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 09:37

Having 34 people in the Ski to Sea Parade happened because of the efforts of many people. We would like to thank all of the office staff and the PCOs that called Democrats in their precincts to ask people to join us in the parade. Every phone call was very important! We shared a booth with DFA (Democracy for America) at the Ski to Sea Festival on Sunday thanks to the generosity of Chuck Robinson of Village Books and Hue Beattie, who arranged it.