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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

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


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.  

PCO Elections

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:12

Precinct Committee Officers are the neighborhood-level representatives of the party and the building blocks that we depend on to keep us visible and active in Whatcom County.  PCOs are elected in even-numbered years, so all current PCOs and PCO candidates must file with the Auditor’s office for the November election.  May 12 through 16 is filing week.  Filing may be done online, through the Auditor’s website , by mail or in person at their office

Charter Review Commission Election

Submitted by John Flancher on Thu, 2014-05-15 15:11

Every ten years, Whatcom County elects a group of Commissioners to review the County Charter.  This is one of those years.  There are fifteen elected Commissioners, and we encourage any Whatcom Democrats to run. You can file to run during the week of May 12 to 16.  Any Democrats interested in running should contact Mike Estes at demchair@whatcomdemocrats.com for more info.