May 2012 archive

King County Fundraiser – Saturday, June 2, 2012

KING COUNTY DEMOCRATS – STATE CONVENTION DINNER CELEBRATION – June 2, 2012, 6:00pm   Join your fellow Democrats in Seattle’s Historic Chinatown/International District at the Four Seas Restaurant (714 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98104) on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 6:00pm. Support King County Democrats and WELCOME our fellow 2012 Washington State Democratic Convention Delegates! …

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Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment – Meet & Greet

APACE, Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment – seeking social and economic justice through political empowerment, is hosting a Meet and Greet room on Friday night (6/1/2012) 9-11 p.m. at the Westin during the WSDCC Convention this weekend. You’re all invited; please stop by! Sponsors: KC Assessor Lloyd Hara and State Representatives Bob Hasegawa, …

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May 30 Tech4Obama Seattle event w/Innovation leader

HEY PEOPLE IN THE TECH COMMUNITY (or folks w/Tech friends) Please join Tech4Obama on Wednesday, May 30th at 6:30pm to hear about tech & the Obama campaign from Steven Van Roekel and Michael Slaby (Obama for America’s Chief Integration & Innovation Officer). Logistics: Where: Portage Bay Café, South Lake Union, 391 Terry Ave N. Seattle …

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Sign Up for June Voter Registration: St. Martin’s Shelter, Fremont Fair, Pride Parade, and more!

We had a packed schedule in May with events including Cinco De Mayo, the U District Street Fair, Folklife Festival, phone banking with Win Win, and other events that OFA volunteers hosted – thank you all for making each of these events a great success! June is an important month for voter registration as the …

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2012 Democratic State Convention

Note: National Convention Delegates and State Convention Committee Members are not automatic delegates to the State Convention. To be a delegate or alternate to the State Convention you must have been elected as such at your legislative district caucus or county convention during the weekend of April 28th and 29th. If you are not a …

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Beacon Hill Festival – Help Needed

The 11th LD is seeking volunteers to help with our table at the Beacon Hill Festival on Saturday, June 2nd, 2012.  This event will be from 11am-4pm at the Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle 98108. Volunteers, please contact Rosemary Quesenberry: 425-271-4396  🙂    Thank you

Washington Conservation Voters names Rep. Zack Hudgins (D-11) 2012 Legislator of the Year

Zack Hudgins is 2012 Legislator of the Year May 23, 2012 Seattle – Washington Conservation Voters, the political voice for the environment, today named state Representative Zack Hudgins (D-11, Tukwila) its 2012 “Legislator of the Year” for his outstanding leadership during the legislative session. “Rep. Zack Hudgins demonstrated exceptional leadership on several critical issues affecting …

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Arthur L. (“Mac”) McDONALD

Arthur L. (“Mac”) McDONALD Age 92. Born August 29, 1919 in Oroville, WA; died May 8 in Des Moines, WA. Graduate of Kent High School, 1937, and a WWII vet, Mac lived for 50 years in Tukwila, and for the past sixat Judson Park Retirement Community. Memorial service will be at Riverton Park United Methodist …

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8th Congressional District Caucus results

May 20, 2012 Presidental Elector Elector, Elizabeth Satiacum Alternate Elector: James Green =============================================== Delegetes elected for President Barack Obama Women: Nisha NariyaKaren Keleman  Dorothy Willard =============================================== Men: Azziem Hassan Underwood, Ricardo Polintan, Dan Carpita,  Jon Ferguson Azziem Hassan Underwood, Chair 8th &11th Legislative District 425-652-9549 Cell & Text Please don’t print this unless you really …

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Washington Investment Trust (WIT) Strategy Meeting June 18th

Washington Investment Trust (WIT) Strategy Meeting When: Monday, June 18th 5:30-7:00 p.m. Where: Rainier Vista Neighborhood House, Paul Allen Meeting Hall 4410 29th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98108 Directions: Who: Anyone interested in creating the WIT

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Request to help with voter registration in homeless shelters

Can you help register homeless people living in shelters to vote on any of the following days? Fri 5/18 @ 10am-? Tues 5/22 @ 12pm-1pm Sat 5/26 @ 10am-1pm If so, please contact Maureen Johnston  at

Last chance to file for PCO

The candidate filing deadline is upon us.  If you want to file for PCO (or another office), here are the closing times: Friday, May 18, 4 pm: Online filing closes Friday, May 18, 4:30 pm: In-person filing closes You can file online here: or in-person at King County Elections:

BP and ConocoPhillips revealed as the big money behind Tim Eyman’s I-1185

Bad news, everyone. We’ve just learned that Tim Eyman’s latest initiative, I-1185, is being bankrolled by BP – yes, THAT BP – and ConocoPhillips. They’ve each sent Eyman $100,000 checks. And there’s more money where that came from. Eyman’s I-1185 is likely going to be on the ballot thanks to all of the corporate cash …

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Congressional District Caucuses this weekend

Hi all, I’ve posted the time / address information about the congressional district caucuses this Sunday, May 20th, on our calendar.  I’ve posted what details I have.  Any updates / information can also be found here:

Obama ladies night event – join 1000+ women to help

Calling all women and friends of women who care about the quality of our future. On June 7th at the Showbox SODO, please join me and invite others to join at least 999 other women at the Seattle Women for Obama Ladies Night out. We are hoping to get at least 1,000 women to attend …

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