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Thousands march peacefully through Bellingham

Submitted by Abe Jacobson on Sat, 2017-01-21 14:21

Thanks to the several-thousand folks who participated in the Womens' March on Saturday January 21. Strong motivation!

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Don’t Mourn. Organize!

Submitted by Abe Jacobson on Sat, 2017-01-14 16:23

 

“Don’t Mourn, Organize!”

Inauguration Day, Friday, January 20, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lecture Room, Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Avenue.

(Inauguration is at 9:00 a.m. our time)

Listen to Keith Ellison and Tom Perez, candidates for DNC Chair

Submitted by Abe Jacobson on Fri, 2017-01-13 13:19

From Talking Points Memo,  download or listen to in-depth interviews with Keith Ellison and Tom Perez:

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/podcast/tjms-ep-11-keith-ellison

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/podcast/episode-12-tom-perez

New officers elected for 2017-2018

Submitted by Abe Jacobson on Sun, 2017-01-08 19:48

On Saturday, January 7, the Whatcom Democrats' PCOs (Precinct Committee Officers) met for the special, biennial "reorganization" meeting. The officers were elected as follows:

Chair: Barbara Lewis

1st Vice Chair: Abe Jacobson

2nd Vice Chair: Andrew Reding

Treasurer: Peggy Borgens

Secretary: Charis Snyder-Gilbert

State Committeeman: Richard May

State Committeewoman: Tatum Kenn

 

Thanks to the 91 PCOs who took part.

Womens Marches- Seattle and Bellingham- Jan 21st

Submitted by Gwen Groden on Mon, 2017-01-02 14:06

Buses to Seattle SOLD OUT! Buses will load at 7:30 Am at the old Costco parking lot.

2017 Re-Organization Meeting

Submitted by Gwen Groden on Mon, 2017-01-02 13:12

The meeting will take place regardless of weather, unless the library is closed.

DATE: Saturday, January 7th, 2017

MEETING PLACE:  Bellingham Public Library Lecture Room, Downtown Branch

TIME:  Meeting will start promptly at 10 a.m., so arriving by 9:30 is encouraged.

What can we do right now? Focused Issue Groups

Submitted by Gwen Groden on Wed, 2016-11-23 12:16

First meeting scheduled for Dec 17th at 4:00pm, at the WECU Education Center, 511 E Holly. Join a group for discussion and action on issues of concern such as:

Message from Our Chair

Submitted by Gwen Groden on Fri, 2016-11-11 11:37

As the Chair of the Whatcom County Democrats, I write this with great sadness and dismay.  Yes, we won victories in Washington State, but I still care about people in other states that  have been marginalized by our Federal Election and their own State Elections as well.  This has been the first election since the Voting Rights Act was weakened and the Citizens United decision that Voting Rights weren't protected.  Do we know what the outcome might have been if everyone was allowed to vote?  Republicans have systematically chipped away at access to voting, suppr

Here are the drop-box locations

Submitted by Abe Jacobson on Sun, 2016-10-30 16:49

Drop-box locations for your ballot are listed at http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/1863/Ballot-Drop-Box-Locations

 

 

Sign up for I-1464- Clean Elections

Submitted by Abe Jacobson on Sat, 2016-10-29 11:58

Help make our State's elections clean: http://www.yes1464.org/bellingham_gotv

Join us for one final Yes on I-1464 push. We'll be knocking on doors throughout Bellingham November 5 to make sure everyone remembers to vote Yes and return their ballots on time. Please RSVP to join us!

http://www.yes1464.org/bellingham_gotv