11th LD Newsletter – August

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11th LD Newsletter – August

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2019 11th LD Democrats Primary Endorsements

Candidates who were endorsed on 5/18/19 11by the 11th LD:

Renton

  • Kimkhanh Van – City Council Position 7
  • Valerie O’Halloran – City Council Position 3
  • Ryan McIrvin* – City Council Position (Incumbent)
  • Marcie Maxwell, Mayor

Tukwila

  • Kate Krueller – City Council (Incumbent)
  • Cynthia Delostrinos  – City Council Position 4

Seattle

  • Lisa Herbold, Council member District 1 (incumbent)

Port of Seattle

  • Sam Cho – Port Commission  Position 2

King County

  • Girmay Zahilay – County Council Position 2

Judges – King County Superior Court

  • Judge Aimee Sutton – KC Superior Court Position 49 (Incumbent)
  • Judge Maureen McKee – KC Superior Court Position 5 (Incumbent)
  • Judge Marshall Ferguson – KC Superior Court Position 31 (Incumbent)
  • Judge Michael Ryan – KC Court Position 37

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11th LD Monthly Newsletter – July 2019

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May 2019 Endorsement Meeting

This month – Saturday, May 18th – we are holding our long-anticipated primary endorsements meeting to officially decide who we will endorse for election this primary season.  It will be held in the Evergreen Building in Renton.  Some things to know:

  • All our members are invited to attend and participate
  • Candidates are invited to ask for our endorsement.  Candidates must submit a King County Dems Candidate Questionnaire (which you can find here)
  • It starts at 1pm
  • It’s a potluck!  So be prepared to eat some delicious food, and feel free to bring a dish of your own

Saturday, May 18th at 1pm – 3pm at SEIU 1199NW

Evergreen Building
15 S Grady Way Rm 330
Renton WA 98057

Upcoming Endorsement Meeting! – May 2019 11th LD Newsletter

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Former Sen. Margarita Prentice, ‘a force’ who fought for farmworkers, dies at 88

Margarita Prentice, former Senator for the 11th Legislative District, has died. Here’s a nice write-up from the Seattle Times:

When Margarita Prentice disagreed with you, you knew it.

“She let you have it,” said Mike Gempler, executive director of the Washington Growers League.

Incensed about child labor on Washington farms, Prentice, the first Latina elected to the Legislature, once called the practice the “moral equivalent of child pornography.” Growers, who felt they were offering job opportunities to kids, a summer tradition, were stung, Gempler said.

But over Sen. Prentice’s quarter-century in the Legislature, from 1988 to 2013, something unexpected happened: The fierce farmworker advocate developed a warm relationship with Gempler. She was interested in the success of growers as well as their employees and, despite disagreement over issues, would sometimes call just to see how Gempler was doing, he said.

In the best of ways, it wasn’t politics as usual. Little about Sen. Prentice — who entered the Legislature at 57 after a long career in nursing and rose to some of the most powerful positions in the Senate — was.

On April 2, suffering from heart problems, she died at her Bryn Mawr-Skyway home sitting in her favorite chair with her dog on her lap, according to family members. She was 88.

The rest of the article is here:
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/obituaries/margarita-prentice-first-latina-elected-to-the-legislature-dies-at-88/

April 2019 11th LD Newsletter

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11th LD Monthly Newsletter – February 2019

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11th LD Reorganization Results – January 2019

The 11th LD Democrats had their reorganization meeting on Tuesday, January 15 2019. The following people are the new officers of the 11th LD Democrats:

Chair: Rick Polintan
Vice Chair: David Fleetwood
Secretary: Byron Dondoyano Jr.
WSDCC Female: Kate Kruller
WSDCC Male: Santiago Ramos
KCDCC Male: Chris Franco
KCDCC Female: Becca Ritchie
KCDCC Female Alternate: Sue Edwards
KCDCC Male Alternate: Byron Dondoyano Jr.

11th LD Monthly Newsletter – January 2019

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Also, details about our reorganization meeting on Tuesday, January 15th are included in the newsletter.

11th LD Monthly Newsletter – December 2018

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