August 2013 archive

Comment On This Bill – A review

The Washington State Legislature put out a survey of what people throught of their new online commenting system for bills.  If you’d like to see what the survey respondants thought, check it out here: E-Comments Survey- Responses from Public

Save Schlicher in the Senate!

This year, we witnessed the crippling effect of having Republicans control the Washington State Senate. Although there are no legislative races in King County in 2013, we do have a critical race this summer in the 26th Legislative District (Pierce and Kitsap Counties).   Retaining Senator Nathan Schlicher is the first step to winning Democratic control of the Washington State …

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20th Annual “Maggie” Awards Winners Announced

Washington State Democrats announced the winners of the 20th Annual Warren G. Magnuson Awards (the Maggies). The Maggies will be held on September 15th at the Washington State Convention Center.  Keynote speaker: Governor Ted Strickland, former Governor and Congressman from Ohio For more information go to Award Winners Jeff Smith Lifetime Achievement Lives in Seattle and is the …

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Primary Elections Results – 2013

King County Elections just posted their final elections results for the primary.  340,236 ballots were counted.  1,187,888 registered voters were eligible to vote. Here is King County’s page: Here are the results based on the candidates / campaigns / positions we endorsed: City of Seattle Mayor: Bruce Harrell ( (does not advance to the general …

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