Jul 08

Notice of election: Treasurer

On Tuesday, July 19th 2016, the 11th Legislative District Democrats will be electing a new treasurer.  We recommend Robert Howard for this spot.  He has volunteered to take over for Bill Taylor.  Robert Howard is currently one of our webmasters and we feel that he’ll do a really great job at this.

Voter eligibility: Only elected and appointed PCOs in the 11th Legislative District, as of January 1st 2016, can vote in this election.  New PCOs that filed during filing week in May 2016 will not yet be considered elected until August.

We want to thank Bill Taylor for all of his work here.  Thanks!

Jun 26

11th LD Democrats Endorsements – Primary 2016

The 11th Legislative District Democrats are pleased to present our 2016 Primary endorsements. The list below includes early endorsements approved at our April 2016 general membership meeting, and our recent Endorsement meeting on June 21st, 2016.

Early Endorsements

Voted on at April 2016 Membership Meeting

Congressional Positions

Statewide Positions

State Supreme Court

King County Courts

Initiatives

  • Yes on I – 124 – Would Protect Women Working in Seattle Hotels
  • Yes on Seattle Housing Levy

Jun 23

Our website was down

Sorry about the website being down for so long. Our website was hacked, really horribly hacked.

May 16

Online Filing for PCOs is Now Open

Online filing for precinct committee officers in King County opened today.  All filings must be complete by this Friday, May 20th at 4:30pm.  If you haven’t fully completed the online form by 4:30, you will be booted out of the system and will not be able to file. So, file today! Registration only takes a few minutes.

You can start your registration at https://info.kingcounty.gov/kcelections/pcocandidatefiling.

 

May 13

Sixth Annual South King County Democrats Dinner

726269-250Attend the South King County Democrats Dinner. It is fun, it is Saturday, June 4, 2016. It is at the IAM Hall, located at 9125 15th Pl S, Seattle, 98108. Doors open at 5:00 pm, the auction begins at 5:30 pm, dinner starts at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $25 pre-sale, $35 at the door. Additional information below.

The evenings festivities will include a spaghetti dinner buffet, a no-host bar (featuring beer and wine), a Silent Auction, a Candidate roll-call, and keynote speaker. All sauces at the buffet are donated by local members of the participating Legislative Districts (NOTE: donating a sauce to the buffet DOES NOT automatically enter you into the Sauce-off Competition). The South King County Democrats Dinner features the combined efforts of the 33rd, 30th, 11th, and 47th legislative districts as their major fundraiser for the year.

Tickets can be purchased from anyone selling them from any of the Legislative Districts, Emily Willoughby is selling in the 11th LD, buy them at the next meeting or call 206-241-5885. Perhaps easier, purchase them online through Brown Paper Tickets!

You can also purchase them by going to http://www.southkingcountydems.org and filing out the form which is located there. If you prefer to buy through Brown Paper Tickets go to http://skcd.brownpapertickets.com and order them there.

We are looking for folks to donate a dessert. We have sufficient volunteers for spaghetti sauces and auction items, but if you feel strongly that you want to bring one, call Emily and we may be able to work out something. (Some volunteers may not be able to deliver what they thought.) We can use folks to help set up and clean up as well.

If you have volunteered to set up, be there (the IAM Hall) at 2:30 PM, to decorate, be there at 3:00PM. Bring a sauce or an auction item at 4:30 PM. If you bring a sauce please make sure it is in a self-heating pot and bring a serving spoon, also we need a neat/tidy list of the ingredients to make sure that folks with allergies can avoid ingredients which cause them problems. If you are bringing an auction item (or having me deliver it) you need to fill out a donation form and the form needs to be completed by May 30th so the folks doing the auction will know what do put on the auction cards. Return the form to me and I’ll get it to where it needs to go. (E-mail the form to emilya57@comcast.net).

This event is a lot of fun, so come on out and enjoy yourself.

Apr 29

General Meeting Minutes 4/19/2016

11th Legislative District Democratic Organization
Membership Meeting Minutes – April 19th 2016

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Apr 28

Senator Hasegawa Re-Election Kick-Off (May 15th)

Bob Hasegawa Re-Election Kick-Off: Sunday, May 15th, 2pm-4pm @ the IAM (Machinists) Union Hall

Bob Hasegawa, who received near unanimous support at our last membership meeting for early endorsement, is hosting a kick-off celebration for his re-election on Sunday, May 15th between 2pm and 4pm at the IAM (Machinists) Union Hall at 9121 15th Pl S, Seattle, Washington 98108.  For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1085191131539866/

Apr 28

2016 11th LD Caucus Caucus Results

Below are the results from our 2016 Legislative District Caucus.  Congratulations to all of our newly elected delegates!

 

Congressional District 8 – Clinton (1 Delegate, 1 Alternate)

  • Richard W. Upton (Delegate)
  • Margaret A. Monaghan (Alternate)

Congressional District 8 – Sanders (3 Delegates, 1 Alternate)

  • Sabrena McBride (Delegate)
  • Andrew Whittey (Delegate)
  • Ravinunt Andrew Sudangnoi (Delegate)
  • Julie Badgley (Alternate)

Congressional District 9 – Clinton (5 Delegates, 3 Alternates)

  • Marvin Rosete (Delegate)
  • Michelle Anne Morris (Delegate)
  • Codou Cunningham (Delegate)
  • Timothy Richardson (Delegate)
  • Samantha Neuffer (Delegate)
  • Thomas M. Just (Alternate #1)
  • Julia Frances Hibarger (Alternate #2)
  • Dana Alexander (Alternate #3)

Congressional District 9 – Sanders (18 Delegates, 9 Alternates)

  • Genevieve Kralis (Delegate)
  • Holly Irons (Delegate)
  • Stephen D. Early (Delegate)
  • Stephanie Aragon (Delegate)
  • Betina Alessandra George (Delegate)
  • Caleb Michaeil Ruffert (Delegate)
  • Becca Ritchie (Delegate)
  • Krista Kay Williams (Delegate)
  • Aaron Blalack (Delegate)
  • Zachary Haver (Delegate)
  • Karen Grudier (Delegate)
  • David Wesley Palmer (Delegate)
  • Tony Sivilay (Delegate)
  • Alison Fesler (Delegate)
  • Rebekah David (Delegate)
  • April Mae Barnes (Delegate)
  • Jared Marino (Delegate)
  • Patrice Marie Bloch (Delegate)
  • Jami Lukins (Alternate #1)
  • Joseph M. Coleman (Alternate #2)
  • Ignacio Lizana (Alternate #3)
  • Robert D. Fulmer (Alternate #4)
  • Terry D. Reynolds (Alternate #5)
  • Thomas M. Bell (Alternate #6)
  • Arbara Ixhel Brackmann (Alternate #7)
  • Melissa Hedwall (Alternate #8)
  • Kasey Goodman (Alternate #9)

Apr 18

11th LD General Meeting Agenda (4/19/2016)

11th Legislative District Democrats
Membership Meeting
Carpenters’ Union Hall
231 Burnett Ave N,
Renton, WA 98057
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 PM
 
Agenda
  1.        Pledge of allegiance
  2.        Approval of meeting agenda
  3.        Approval of March 15, 2016 meeting minutes
  4.        Candidate speakers:
              i.      Candidates for Office of 
                       Superintendent of Public Instruction:
Robin Fleming is currently the Health Services Program Administrator and is a candidate for the OSPI.  She holds a doctorate degree.
Erin Jones, the adopted daughter of two educators, grew up in The Netherlands.  She was selected as a Milken Educator of the year for Washington state while teaching at Rogers High School in Spokane in 2007.   She speaks 4 languages: Dutch, French, English and Spanish.
Larry Seaquist has discussed the McCleary requirements and mentioned that the state legislature is not funding schools.  He claimed that the State House of Representatives passed an unconstitutional bill.  He would stop  State and Federal testing. He mentioned that schools are more segregated.
              ii.      Candidates for Lt. Governor
Karen Fraser (D)

– State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Ex-Thurston County

                             Commissioner & Ex-Lacey Mayor

Cyrus Habib (D) – State Sen. & Attorney


Jim Moeller (D) – State House Speaker Pro Tempore &
                            Ex-Vancouver City Councilor

Javier Figueroa 

(R)

– University Place City Councilor,

                                  Businessman & Vietnam War Veteran.
5.        Discussion of Precinct & LD caucuses experience.
6.       Vote for early endorsement of:
a.  Senator Patty Murray
b.  Congressman Adam Smith
c.  Senator Bob Hasegaw
d.  Rep. Zack Hudgins
e.  Rep.  Steve Bergquist
7.        Approval of endorsement rules.
              (Endorsement meeting June 21, 2016)
8.        Discussion of Precinct & Legislative Caucuses
9.        South King County Dinner
10.      Renton River Days
11.      LAC report
12.      KCDCC report
13.      Adjourn

Apr 16

LD Caucus (4/17/2016 @ 1pm), Rules and Credentials meetings

The caucus itself will begin at 1pm at the IAM District 751 Union Hall, 9135 – 15th Pl So, Seattle.
 
Before the meeting, we will have a meeting of the rules and credentials committees starting at 12pm. If you want to show up, the meeting is open to the public. We will again go over the rules and credentials report after the commencement of the caucus at 1pm.

Apr 16

LD Caucus (4/17/2016, 1pm) proposed rules and agenda

For tomorrow’s caucus at the IAM Hall in South Park, here are the proposed rules and agenda:

 

 

Apr 12

11th LD Caucus meeting notice (April 17th, 2016 at 1pm)

The 11th LD Caucus will be at the IAM District 751 Union Hall, 9135 – 15th Pl So, Seattle on April 17, 2016 at 1pm.

All delegates & alternates who were elected at the 11th LD Precinct Caucus on March 26th are eligible to participate. Proposed agenda is to elect the delegates & alternates to go forward to the Congressional level and State level. This will be the second step out of 4 steps in electing delegates & alternates to the Democratic Party National Convention in Philadelphia July 25-28, 2016.

If you are in one of the couple of Precincts in the 7th Congressional District, you’ll be caucusing at a different location in a neighboring Legislative District. If you live in Precinct Sea 11-1928, you’ll be caucusing with the 37th Legislative District at Cleveland High School (5511 – 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Please go here for details: http://www.wa-democrats.org/page/legislative-district-and-county-convention-locations

Mar 26

Newsletter/donation signup

Email webmaster@11thlddems.org and I’ll get you set up.

Mar 11

2016 Democratic Presidential Caucus (March 26, 2016)

The Washington State Democratic Party will be holding its caucuses to choose its nominee on March 26th at 10 AM. It will be Washington Democrats’ opportunity to make their voices heard on who should be our next President.

Anyone who will be 18 by November 8, 2016 and affirms they are a Democrat on Caucus Day is eligible to participate.

The 11th Legislative District Democrats will be hosting 8 caucus sites for our voters to participate.  Voters must show up to the correct caucus site in order to participate.  If you’d like to vote, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Find your caucus site and pre-register: https://www.demcaucus.com/register.  The site will give you a registration form that you must print out and bring to your caucus site.  If you lose your form, you can always fill out a new one at the site.  This is your way of skipping the registration line.  We will not have printouts of your pre-registered forms on site.  Your caucus site and the address will be on the top of your registration form.
  2. Show up to your caucus site before the caucus is scheduled to begin.  9:30am is a good target time.  You must show up to the correct caucus site that you were given in step 1.  You will not be able to caucus at another site.
  3. Caucus! Your precinct will decide which Presidential candidate will get delegates from your group of neighbors.  You will also be picking those delegates that will go on to the Legislative District Caucus and the King County Convention.  Those delegates will eventually decide who goes to the Congressional District Caucuses, the State Convention, and the Democratic National Convention.
    Remember: these are all your neighbors and fellow democrats.  Be respectful, listen, converse, and have fun!
  4. If you can’t show up to the caucus because of religious reasons, military duty, a disability, or a conflicting work schedule, fill out a surrogate affadivit form and send it to the Washington State Democrats.
    Surrogate Affadavit formA copy of this form properly completed and signed must be sent either by mail, fax or as a scanned PDF to the State Democratic Party headquarters and must be received no later than Friday, March 18, 2016 at 5:00 P.M., this is so that the form may be forwarded to the proper local party organization prior to the Saturday, March 26, 2016 Precinct Caucuses.Properly completed and signed Surrogate Affidavit Forms must be sent to:
    Jaxon Ravens, Chair
    RE: Surrogate Affidavit Form
    Washington State Democratic
    Party PO Box 4027
    Seattle, WA 98194
    Fax: (206) 583-0301
    greg@wa-democrats.org

 

Here are some additional resources:

 

Here is a list of the 11th Legislative District Democrats precinct caucus sites.  Remember, you must show up to the correct site! And, pre-register and bring your form to the site.  Your caucus site and its address will be on the top of your form.

  • Seattle: IAM District 751 Union Hall, 9135 15th PL, Seattle
  • Renton Highlands: Carpenters Hall, 231 Burnett Ave. N. Renton
  • Renton Highlands North: Hazen High School, 1101 Hoquiam Ave. NE, Renton
  • Benson-Cascade: Nelsen Middle School, 2403 Jones Rd. S., Renton
  • East Hill: Meeker Middle School, 12600 SE 192nd ST, Renton
  • Fairwood: Northwood Middle School, 17007 SE 184th St. Renton
  • Renton Highlands East: Maplewood Hights Elementary, 130 Jericho Ave NE, Renton

Mar 02

Presidential Precinct Caucus Simulation / Training

If you missed our last simulation / training event, the Washington State Democrats is having another caucus simulation / training event.

When: Saturday, 3/12/2016 at 9am

Where: IAM Hall, 9135 15th Pl S, Seattle, WA 98108

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