Hacks & Wonks Podcast: Week in Review (Aug.26)

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)”

Washington’s 2022 candidates, and the Parties that allowed them

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.

The Community Whip Count

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”

Updating Our Page for Redistricting

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”

PAC Postcards I designed

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”

Cozy up And Log on

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”

Endorsements Press Release

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”

“Ghost-writing” for The Campaign

AKA when you write a piece for someone else (where the byline will be theirs) as a part of your work Why I’m The Best Candidate for South Seattle: Andrew Grant Houston My name is Andrew Grant Houston, and I am the best candidate for South Seattle because I will take action. I’m not aContinue reading ““Ghost-writing” for The Campaign”