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Welcome to the Whatcom County Democratic Party! We invite you to browse our site and hope you will find something that helps inspire your political spirit. It is our desire to help keep you informed and motivated in support of the ideals and principles of the Whatcom County Democrats.

Update on Washington State Health Programs

Submitted by John Flancher on Tue, 2014-06-17 10:35

Thursday, June 26, 7 pm

St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center

3333 Squalicum Parkway in Bellingham near St. Joseph hospital.

Kristine Lytton, Representative for the Washington State 40th Legislative District will speak about how the last legislative session impacted health care programs--especially those for mental health. She will also discuss how Washington State is implementing the Affordable Care Act.

Admission free.

360-398-2295.

United for National Healthcare.

Whatcom Democrats Monthly Membership And Legislative Endorsement Meeting

Submitted by John Flancher on Mon, 2014-06-16 16:52

Thursday June 19th 7pm - 9pm

Location: Norway Hall

1419 N Forest Street

Democrats will vote on endorsements for candidates for St ate Legislature and PUD Commisioner. Come hear from your elected 40th LD Representatives Kris Lytton and Jeff Morris, both running for re - election. Meet our new challengers in the 42nd District: Seth Fleetwood, Satpal Sidhu and Joy Monjure.

Also on the agenda:

  • Campaign Season Update
  • Resolution opposing Bike Helmet Laws

Early Endorsement Results

Submitted by Mike Estes on Fri, 2014-05-16 09:02

We are pleased to announce the endorsement of Congressman Rick Larsen and Congresswoman Suzan Delbene for reelection in 2014. Our members voted on congressional endorsements at our May 15th meeting.

Future endorsement meetings

Our June 18th meeting will feature endorsements for State Legistlative races, and Whatcom County Charter Review board candidates.

Initiatives endorsements will be voted on in the fall, likely the September meeting.

Monthly Membership and Endorsement Meeting

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:21

Thursday, May 15
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: 
Norway Hall, 1419 N Forest Street
This month, members will consider endorsements for congressional races, with Congressman Rick Larsen scheduled to attend and answer your questions.  You won't want to miss it!
 

Plant Sale May 16-18

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:20

Peggy and Ronalee have been digging and potting to ensure that we have another awesome collection of plants for the annual plant sale.  They have many wonderful raspberry plants, natives, and flowering plants. Please support the Democrats by purchasing plants and tell your friends and neighbors to come and shop.

The plant sale runs Friday, May 16, starting at 3:00 pm, to Sunday, May 18th, at 2920 Eldridge Avenue.

Fleetwood Announces for State Senate

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:19

Jobs, Freedom, Environment his top priorities

 
BELLINGHAM – Seth Fleetwood, former County Council member and small business owner, today announced that he is running for State Senate in the 42nd District.
 

Outreach News

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:17

by Daydre Phillips

Farmworkers March
 

WAmend - Initiative I-1329

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:15

Some of our Outreach members are gathering signatures for the WAmend petition so we can have the I-1329 Initiative on the ballot this year. This will help to get money out of politics. If you are interested in helping, please contact Alyce Werkema at (360)-354-4397 or Debby Cantrell at (360) 920-0981 or email at djc@cantrellassociates.com

Next Outreach Committee Meeting

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:14

Thursday, June 5th at 6pm at the Dems office, 215 W. Holly.  For more information contact Daydre Phillips, 303-3072 or email daydre.outreach@gmail.com
 

HELP!

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:13

The Whatcom Democrats are low on funds.  We poured our heart and soul (and all our funds) into last year’s successful county council campaigns without reserving enough for operating expenses.  To keep our office open, we have to develop some new sources of revenue.  We are currently brainstorming fundraising ideas and would welcome input from members.