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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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: http://www.11thlddems.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/11th-Endorsement-Rules-Primary-2015.pdf

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

Adam Smith’s Second Annual Taste of the 9th

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Please renew your memberships!

It’s that time of year again.  Please renew your memberships. You can be super-awesome and pay a monthly donation of at least $5 a month, or the regular rates are as posted: Household Membership (2 individuals at same address):  $27.00 Individual Membership (1 individual):  $15.00 Student or Senior (1 individual):  $10.00 Low-Income, Permanently Disabled (1 …

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Social Security – Why It’s Not Broke and How We Can Expand It – A free public forum

7pm, Monday, February 23rd Joe Crump Hall, UFCW 21 5030 1st Avenue South, #200 Seattle, WA 98134   Here’s the event flyer: altman kingson event flyer

State Committee Report – January 2015

I gave a presentation to the 11th membership about the Washington State Democrats Central Committee Meeting for January 2015.  Here’s the presentation: https://www.dropbox.com/s/siyv0ptdyo261em/State%20Committee%20Report%20-%202016-02%20-%20Robert%20Kangas.pptx?dl=0

Washington State Democrats Crab Feed and Grassroots Forum – Feb 16 2015

  2015 CRAB FEED AND GRASSROOTS FORUM UPDATE: Governor Inslee, Rep. DelBene, Rep. Heck, Rep. Kilmer, State Senator Jayapal, and State Rep. Gregory will be speakers at the 2015 Crab Feed Click here to purchase your ticket in advance (tickets will cost an additional $10 at the door). If you need to purchase tickets by mail, …

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From Governor Jay Inslee

11th LD Reorganization Results

The 11th LD Democrats has their reorganization meeting tonight. Here are the new officers: Chair: Rick Polintan Vice Chair: Marvin Rosete Secretary: Jim Flynn Treasurer: Bill Taylor KCDCC Male: David Fleetwood KCDCC Female: Jenny Becker KCDCC Male Alt: Bill Taylor KCDCC Female Alt: Emily Willoughby State Committeeman: Robert Kangas State Committeewoman: Kate Kruller

KCDCC & 11th LD Reorganization Meetings

Dear Precinct Committee Officer: Congratulations on your election as a Democratic Precinct Committee Officer (PCO) for the 2015-2016 term and thank you for signing on to the most important position in the Democratic Party. Two of your first opportunities will be to elect the leadership of the King County Democratic Central Committee (KCDCC) and of …

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11th LD Holiday Party – Tuesday December 9th @ 6:30pm

Hey 11th LD members! It’s the holiday season, so our annual holiday party is upon us. We’ll be doing this at Jack’s BBQ in SODO. This is a fine restaurant in the 11th. You’re all invited. Appetizers will be provided. We’re not charging for this event, but we: Strongly encourage you to have a good …

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General Meeting Agenda – Tuesday, November 18th 2014

11th LD Democrats Agenda – 11/18/2014 7:00 Call to order / Pledge of Allegiance 7:05 Approval of October minutes (link: 10-21-14 General_Minutes) & agenda 7:10 Candidates for King County Democrats Chair. Candidates for Chair of KCDCC – 5 minutes per candidate, includes Q&A Rich Erwin Betsy Walker 7:20 City Bank Resolution – Martha Koester (link: Resolution for a …

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October 2014 Endorsements

The 11th LD Democrats have endorsed the following measures at our October 21, 2014 meeting: I-594: Expanding Background Checks for Gun Purchases: http://wagunresponsibility.org/  Seattle Proposition 1: Transit Funding http://www.yesforseattletransit.org/