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Zack Hudgins bundle of joy

Zack Hudgins and his wife just had a baby boy, Sebastian Quintana, yesterday. Born yesterday at 6:31am, weighing in at 6 lbs 14 oz, 19 inches. Congrats you two!

Online donations

Yay!  We now have the ability to accept online donations.  You can give a one-time donation or set up a recurring monthly donation.  Please donate to the 11th LD Democrats here:  https://co.clickandpledge.com/Default.aspx?WID=45071

Statement on the Gang of Six Plan by Center for Economic and Policy Research

Please write to your senators and congresspeople! http://www.cepr.net/index.php/press-releases/press-releases/statement-on-the-gang-of-six-plan?utm_source=CEPR+feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cepr+%28CEPR%29&utm_content=Twitter Statement on the Gang of Six Plan aby Center for Economic and Policy Research Tax cuts for the wealthy, and Social Security cuts for ordinary workers

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Homeowner’s resource center information

Link to Washington Homeownership Resource Center:  http://www.homeownership-wa.org/contact.htm. Email us at info@homeownership-wa.org Call us toll-free on our Homeownership Hotline at (877) 894-4663 Local in Seattle, our number is (206) 542-1243 Office hours: 8 am to 5 pm PST, Monday – Friday

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Treasurer information

Our treasurer, Shirley Gaunt-Smith, has resigned for personal reasons. The entire 11th LD Democrats organization thanks her for her service. At our general meeting on July 19th, 2011, we will take nominations for someone to fill the vacancy. Roxanne Kangas has filed written notice that she will be running for the position. This notice is …

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e-board meeting agenda update

The 7/7 e-board meeting agenda has been posted.  It can be found here:  http://11thlddems.org/blog/2011/06/e-board-meeting-july-2011/

Seattle Pride Parade

I’m taking a little bit of personal privilege here…  This year, I walked with the King County Democrats group at the Pride Parade in Seattle in June 2011.  Ann Martin organized the group.  In any case, I walked with the group and photographed the parade from the Dems perspective.  In these shots, there are some …

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2011 Endorsements – Correction

Our apologies… Sherry Carr was not endorsed.  Our endorsement list has been updated to correct for this.

2011 Endorsements

11th District Democrats Election Candidate Endorsements as of September 21, 2011 The following candidates were endorsed by the body of the 11th Legislative District Democrats at our regular monthly meetings.  Candidates not endorsed are not listed.  The minimum required to endorse is two-thirds of those participating and present during the vote of the individual candidate.  If …

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Public Opinion Data

Want to know what people are thinking? Sign up for these newsletters: Anzalone Liszt – a weekly email summarizing national polling on issues that affect political campaigns Site: http://www.anzaloneresearch.com/ Sign Up: http://visitor.constantcontact.com/manage/optin/ea?v=001_Ke66uLjz76Myb7G1UHVXQ%3D%3D

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Kate Kruller is running for Tukwila City Council

Last Friday, June 10, Kate Kruller (Former Chair of the 11th Legislative District Democrats; current WSDCC State Committee Woman for the 11th Legislative District Democrats), filed to run for Tukwila City Council – Position 6.  The office is an open seat.  Stay tuned for updates.

DNC response to the Republican debate

McKenna Blames Washington’s Budget Woes on State Workers

From the Slog: Conveniently ignoring the past two biennial budgets filled with pay cuts, givebacks, layoffs and unpaid furloughs, McKenna caused his audience to literally gasp and groan with horror via his tales of state workers getting five percent annual pay increases year-after-year as the rest of us suffered. It’ll take me some time to fact …

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34th LD Democrats Endorsements

Just a FYI, the 34th LD Democrats gave a bunch of endorsements last night:  http://westseattleblog.com/2011/06/34th-district-democrats-election-endorsements-the-toplines

Elwha River Restoration

Larry Grubb and Jim Flynn took a visit to the Elwha River Dam this week.  They made a Youtube video of the experience.   From Jim:

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