Tag Archive: elections

Nov 14

11th LD General Meeting – 11/19/2013

Our next general meeting will be next Tuesday, November 19th 2013 at 7pm.  It’ll be at the usual place, Renton Carpenter’s Hall (231 Burnett Ave North, Renton WA).  The agenda is as follows: 7:00 Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance Approval of last meeting’s minutes Approval of meeting agenda 7:10 King County Elections Sherril Huff, Director 7:35 Duwamish …

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Aug 21

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: http://your.kingcounty.gov/elections/2013aug-primary/results/ Here are the results based on the candidates / campaigns / positions we endorsed: City of Seattle Mayor: Bruce Harrell (http://www.electbruceharrell.com) (does not advance to the general …

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Jul 19

King County Elections needs observers!

Calling all King County residing democrats,   Do you know what goes on behind the scenes in the elections office? Or do you think it’s magic that all the ballots, including yours, gets counted after you return it? Want to know more? Here is your opportunity to volunteer to be the King County Democratic Party’s official …

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Nov 05

Tracking your ballot

Have you sent your ballot in already?  Do you want to see if your ballot made it in and you’ll be credited for voting?  Check out King County Elections’ ballot tracker: http://info.kingcounty.gov/elections/ballottracker.aspx

Nov 04

VOTER ALERT – KING COUNTY REPUBLICAN GOTV COLLECTING BALLOTS

Fellow Democrats: First, I’d like to thank KCDCC 2nd Vice Chair Andrew Villaneuve for alerting us!!It has been reported that the King County Republicans are offering to collect and return voters’ ballots this GOTV weekend (and in the final 48 hours prior to the 8 PM deadline for returning ballots on Election Day). Please spread the …

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Nov 04

Report voter suppression scams to 866-OURVOTE

Voters in WA state, report election fraud by calling 866-OURVOTE.

Oct 19

Ballots are in the mail!

Ballots should begin to arrive in our mailboxes today.  Need help deciding who to vote for?  Here are the 11th LD’s endorsements:  http://www.11thlddems.org/2012/07/endorsements-2012/ And… the Washington State Democrats posted their personal endorsements finder.  Check it out! http://www.wa-democrats.org/content/personal-democratic-endorsements-finder

Oct 17

Obama For America Team needs your help!

Ballots will be mailed on Wednesday, October 17th.  Now’s the time to volunteer and help make the final push to help our president and our party.  Go Dems! October Team Kent/ Renton Event Calendar Event Host/ contact person Day Date Time Location Phonebank Belinda Green (253-630-2762, belgre@comcast.net) Wed Oct 17 6-9 pm 25906 143rd Ave …

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Oct 11

Elections and Smartphones

With more and more people using Smartphones, there’s a powerful new app that can let them use their Smartphones to navigate through the voting  process. Key partners of our Campus Election Engagement Project, like Rock the Vote and the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights, have been working on it for close to two years. It’s …

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Oct 11

Congressional District Maps… old vs. new

Because many of you have asked, our search for a single website for maps showing congressional districts before and after redistricting has succeeded! Civic Impulse’s website shows voters in the 2012 U.S. elections if their congressional district has changed since the last election AND provides side by side maps of the 2010 (current) and 2012 …

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Sep 06

Want to keep election officials from blocking your vote? There’s an app for that!

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/08/voter-id-election-protection-smartphone-app This fall, restrictive new voting laws in more than a dozen states could keep millions of people from exercising their constitutional right to vote. ID and birth certificate requirements, restrictions on early voting, and shutdowns on election day registration happen to affect non-rich, non-white, non-middle-aged, non-male voters most. This flurry of regulatory activity could …

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Jun 15

State won’t print Voter’s Guide for primary

From The Seattle Times: Voters casting ballots in the state’s primary election this year won’t be getting a printed Voter’s Guide from the Secretary of State’s Office in the mail. Instead, counties will publish election information and decide whether to include state and federal races in their voter pamphlets. Printing a Voter’s Guide would have …

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Feb 22

Meeting notes from 2/21/2012

Congrats to Azziem Underwood, the new chair of the 11th Legislative District Democrats.  Jerri Wood was elected as our new secretary, and Chris Anderson was elected as our new treasurer.  Thank you to Marlene Allbright, Roxanne Kangas, and Martha Koester for your service in these positions!  Bill Taylor has also volunteered to be our new …

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Feb 20

General Meeting – February 2012 – Updated Agenda

The updated agenda has been posted here:  http://11thlddems.org/blog/event/general-meeting-february-2011/ Just a reminder, we will be holding elections for the following positions: Chair Vice-Chair Treasurer All other open positions Adam Smith will be speaking to us.  The meeting agenda will be determined by the newly elected chair. And… Roxanne and I will be serving up some delicious …

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Feb 03

Reorganization

On February 2nd, 2012, our chair, Martha Koester, resigned.  She has served the district well, but the redistricting means she’s not going to be in the district anymore and it’s time for a re-org.  Elections for all e-board positions will be held on February 21st at our general meeting.  Until then, our vice-chair, Marvin Rosete, …

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