On the show, Crystal Fincher is joined by political consultants Dujie Tahat and Kelsey Hamlin, from DTC and The Poet Salon Podcast! They start off the show discussing the King County Prosecutor race, looking at the candidates’ views on the Youth Diversion Program, and breaking down the candidates’ views and approaches to public safety. TheyContinue reading “Hacks & Wonks Podcast: Week in Review (Aug.26)”
I’ve built a tool that compiles all of the over-300 filed candidates running for the state legislature, Secretary of State, and many prosecutors. The database—a nifty google sheet anyone can access—includes funds raised and projections—is exactly the kind of tool every organization that works on elections needs and shouldn’t have to reinvent every year.
Really really proud to have helped create and continue working on this amazing tool with David Coven! If you know me, you know how much I care about making things more simple for people to engage, and about naming names when it comes to the decisions of those in power. This Community Whip Count doesContinue reading “The Community Whip Count”
Step up in The 43rd! There’s two Executive Board openings that our PCOs elect in our January meeting. There was some bittersweet updates in December. But together we reflected on the past legislative session and planned for the next. And we gained some PAC founders to help the candidates we endorsed. And, as is standard,Continue reading “More 43rd Graphics and Posts”
2021 Redistricting Every 10 years, after the Census, all Districts go through what’s called “redistricting”—making new jurisdictions—due to both populations growing or shrinking and the ways in which that informs the count of elected officials. The 43rd, for example, grew by over 21,000 people. What’s at stake? Redistricting runs the risk of gerrymandering, or manufacturingContinue reading “Updating Our Page for Redistricting”
With the edits and feedback of our fellow elected 43rd District Executive Board, I designed and finalized the postcards of our endorsed candidates that we printed and will send to 43rd District voters. Together, we made sure the format was correct to local filing, finance, and postage laws, while I helped direct our Elections CommitteeContinue reading “PAC Postcards I designed”
RSVP to receive a link before the meeting! We suggest taking a peak at the agenda beforehand so that we can all be respectful of each others’ time. We expect this one to be short and sweet! You’ll hear about our GOTV efforts (check our endorsements here), information on the Seattle Solidarity Budget, and voteContinue reading “Cozy up And Log on”
We’re Proud to Endorse Seattle’s Bold Progressives: Nikkita Oliver, Nicole Thomas-Kennedy, & Lorena González SEATTLE — The 43rd District Democrats are excited to announce that we’ve elected to endorse our most progressive slate of candidates yet. And, this year, it hits a little different: These candidates will have the backing of our snowballing PAC. ThanksContinue reading “Endorsements Press Release”
Our September endorsements meeting will be held virtually at 7PM Tuesday, September 21st. Please register to receive the link for the meeting. [Feel free to check out our 2021 endorsement rules.] The last date to become an eligible voting member in time for this meeting is September 11th.
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