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.
Help plan our annual December holiday party. Call Gwen at 647-7661 or email email@example.com to join the planning group.
We are recruiting Democrats for Get Out The Vote calling in the weeks before the election. If you are interested, please call the office at 647-7661. We have different shifts available to suit your schedule.
by John Flancher, Grassroots Editor
Thanks to all of you who help get
Grassroots out every month:
by Daydre Phillips
The Outreach Committee has been very active reaching out to register voters throughout the county. Some of the places we went to are listed below:
Join your fellow Democrats for a fun weekend of supporting our
candidates on October 20th/21st to drop literature at walkable addresses in Bellingham. Drop by the office at 215 W. Holly (use the Bay St. entrance) from 4-6 PM on Friday, 10-2 on Saturday and 12-2 on Sunday to pick up your lists and literature. Refreshments provided on Saturday.
by Steve Schuck, Membership Chair
Membership Promotion: Through November 6th for only $1 (one dollar) the Whatcom Democrats are offering first-time memberships to all young people whom President Obama's Affordable Care Act has allowed to stay on their parents' health insurance (that is, younger than age 26). Members receive the monthly Grassroots newsletter and may vote in various internal elections. Applicants must be registered to vote in Whatcom County.
Figuring out how to vote your ballot? Our official positions on candidates and initiatives are right here
Click the link and get the Whatcom Democrats take on all these issues.
Deborah Garret Campaign - starts at 5:30pm
Location: Cohousing Common House - 2614 Donovan
Hosted by Hal Thurston & Mary Swenson / Ed Simmers & Jane Madden. Please RSVP with Jill Bernstein: firstname.lastname@example.org
Obama for America office
Watch the debate with other Obama supporters at the coordinated campaign office.
Location: 5th floor of the Herald Building in Bellingham
Democracy for America watch party - starts at 5:30p
Location: Backroom, Roundtable Pizza, Sunset Square, Sunset Dr at I-5, Bellingham
There is a saying that it takes a village to raise a child. Well, it also takes one to have a successful event such as the Whatcom Democrats Annual Yard Sale. A big thank you goes out to all who donated, stored stuff, priced stuff, moved stuff, sold stuff, and helped in many various ways.
In Providing Healthcare for All
Representative Eileen Cody, Chair of the House Health and Wellness Care Committee.
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 6:30 PM at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center at 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, near St. Joseph’s Hospital. Information: Aileen Satushek (360) 398-2295
Representative Cody will discuss health care reform implementation and controlling the cost of care. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer session.