Robert Kangas

I'm the volunteer webmaster for the 11th LD Democrats. I'm a software engineer by day, photographer by night.

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  1. Endorsements 2012 — 3 comments
  2. General Meeting – Food — 2 comments
  3. Newsletter – March 2013 — 1 comment
  4. 11th LD Summer Picnic – 8/18/2012 — 1 comment
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Event to support Lloyd Hara, King County Assessor (Oct 8, 2015)

You Are Invited To: O’Asian Kitchen + Lounge An event to support King County Assessor Lloyd Hara Thursday, October 8, 2015 5:00pm – 7:00pm O’Asian is located at 800 Fifth Avenue, Seattle (Between Marion and Columbia) Free parking* under building after 4:30pm with restaurant validation Enter parking on the Columbia Street side of the block …

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Campaign Material of Monique Taylor-Swan Inaccurate (We did not endorse her)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: 425-246-4348 Contact Person: Rick Polintan 11th Legislative District Democrats Email Address:   Campaign Material of Monique Taylor-Swan Inaccurate   Renton, Washington, July 17, 2015 – On July 15, 2015, the 11th Legislative District Democrats found a piece of campaign literature from the Monique Taylor-Swan for Renton City Council campaign that showed …

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June 29th Port Commissioner Forum

Environmental Priorities Coalition A network of over 20 leading environmental groups in Washington that influence policy at the state level. Hi Emily, The Shell Polar Pioneer that just departed Terminal 5 is a reminder of the decision making power the Port of Seattle Commission has on Seattle’s working port. In 2015, King County residents will …

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11th LD Democrats Endorsements – Primary 2015

On Tuesday, June 16th 2015, the 11th LD Democrats had their primary endorsements meeting.  Here are the endorsements we are proud to present (note, links to each candidate’s website is embedded in their name):   King County Assessor: Lloyd Hara King County Elections Director: Zack Hudgins King County Superior Court Judge Department 21: Veronica Galvan Port of …

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Endorsements meeting reminder: Tuesday, June 16th 2015

A reminder: Our primary endorsements meeting will be on Tuesday, June 16th at Renton Carpenter’s Hall at 7pm.  (231 Burnett Ave N) Important things to note: Are you eligible to vote?  You must be an active member (with a 2015 paid membership as of our May meeting).  Or… you must be an elected or appointed PCO. …

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11th LD Pre-Primary PCO Training

CALLING ALL PCO’s to attend the 11th District Dem’s Pre-Primary Voter Engagement Training scheduled Saturday, July 18th, 9:30-12:00 p.m. at the Renton Carpenters Hall. Featuring guest speaker Erin Cheuvront, former Statewide FIeld Director of the SDCC, and others! Coffee and Lunch provided by 11th District Dems. Please RSVP to Toshiko at by Saturday, July …

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Seattle City Council Candidates Forum: Districts 2 & 3 + At-Large Positions 8 & 9

Be prepared for our endorsements meeting on June 16th!

As most of you already know, our endorsements meeting is coming up.  It’ll be on Tuesday, June 16th at Renton Carpenter’s Hall at 7pm.  (231 Burnett Ave N) Important things to note: Are you eligible to vote?  You must be an active member (with a 2015 paid membership as of our May meeting).  Or… you must …

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“Want Our Votes? Know Our Neighborhood: South Park Shows Up”

Wednesday, 5/27/2015 from 7-9pm South Park Neighborhood Center @ 8201 10th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 This year, voting for Seattle City Council positions will be by district, a result of a measure Seattle voters passed in 2013. In the upcoming primary and general elections, voters will elect seven out of nine councilmembers by …

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South King County Democrats Spaghetti Dinner

Just a reminder, the South King County Democrats Spaghetti Dinner is this Saturday at the IAM Hall in South Park. Details: Iam District Lodge 751 9121 15th Pl S, Seattle, Washington 98108 5pm

Seattle City Council Positions 8 & 9 (At-Large) Candidates Forum

Join the 37th District Democrats, 11th District Democrats, and the 34th District Democrats as we co-host a South Seattle Forum for candidates for Seattle’s two at-large city council positions. We will be accepting questions from the audience via email BEFORE the forum begins. If you have a question that you would like asked of the …

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4/21/2015 General Meeting – Proposed Agenda

PART 1 – Starting Activities 1. Flag Salute 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Approval of Minutes from last meeting (where available) 4. Chair’s Report a.  Endorsement Meeting – Tuesday, June 16, 2015   PART 2 – Community Updates 1. Community Updates – US Congressman Adam Smith’s Office. 2. Community Updates – Other local elected officials …

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Endorsements Rules 2015

We’ve posted our updated endorsements rules for 2015.  The rules are here:

Proposed 11th LD Endorsement Rules for 2015

We will be considering our endorsement rules for 2015 at the 3/17/2015 meeting.  Please review the rules before voting on them at the meeting: Rules: 11th Endorsement Rules – Draft 03-10-2015

January / February 2015 Meeting Minutes

Here are the draft minutes for our January & February meetings.  We will vote to approve these at the general membership meeting on 3/17/2015. January: 01-20-2015 minutes February: 02-17-2015 minutes