General Meeting Minutes 4/19/2016

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

Renton Carpenters Hall – 231 Burnett Avenue North
Renton, WA 98057
7:00 – 9:00 PM


Pledge of allegiance
Approval of meeting agenda M/S/A
Approval of March 15, 2016 meeting minutes M/S/A
Chair’s Opening Statement

Candidate speakers:

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction:

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.

Eric Newman King County Superior Court #44

Margarita Prentice – Renton River Days Voter Registration – on behalf of Karen Fraiser Lt. Governor candidates Karen Fraser (D) – State Senator., Ex-State Re., Ex-Thurston County, Commissioner & Ex-Lacey Mayor

7:15 Candidates for Judicial system

a. Eric S. Newman, King County Superior Court #44
b. David Keenan, King County Superior Court #26
c. Nicole-Gaines-Phelps, King County Superior Court #14
d. Laura Gibson
e. Jessie Wineberry
f. Anthony Gipe, King County Superior Court #52

7:30 Discussion of Precinct & LD caucuses experience.

Net Income – $1968.17 to cover all expenses. Sign in process, social networking, 19th Century process should be a positive process, PCO presence, Roberts Rules, Bar Codes, many excluded time restraints need hybrid system, library card or similar for ID

8:03 Approval of endorsement rules. Discussion, M/S/A

8:10 Cyrus Habib (D) – State Sen. & Attorney Lt. Governor

8:15 Karen Fraiser – Lt. Governor candidate

8:17 Early Endorsement of Senator Bob Hasegawa(D 11LD), Rep. Zack Hudgins (D 11LD), (D 11th) Steve Bergquist (D 11LD) by written Ballot – M/S/A; 29 yes – 1 No

8:20 Early Endorsement of Adam Smith (D 9th CD) Discussion – Written ballot = 19 Yes 13 No; Motion fail.

8:38 Appointment of Robert as WebMaster and Social Media consultant for 11th LDE Democratic Organization

8:41 Zack Hudgins for Patty Murray

8:45 Discussion of Wineberry endorsement

8:46 South King County Dinner -Emily

8:51 Renton River Days Promotion

8:53 LAC March report Gordon Glasgow

8:59 KCDCC report

9:01 Good of the order – Election Observers needed

9:04 Adam Smith’s assistant update on ADAM and Congress

9:10 Good of the Order

9:20 Adjourn M/S/A

Jim Flynn Recording Secretary

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