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.
Preview: But there’s always more you can do! Against CA 29 We passed a resolution against Charter Amendment 29 in agreement with House Our Neighbors, but they need your help spreading the word! Volunteer ASAP: HouseOurNeighbors.NationBuilder.com
Join the 43rd District Democrats for a discussion with Compassion Seattle and House our Neighbors about homelessness and the proposed Seattle charter amendment (Measure 29). All Seattle residents are invited to attend. The 43rd District Democrats’ Policy Committee will host this discussion.
Shukri Olow, a first-time candidate deemed a community leader among many in Kent, seeks to unseat incumbent Dave Upthegrove who has served on the King County Council representing District 5 since 2014. She would be the only Black woman on the Council if elected. Via South Seattle Emerald
I encourage folks to join in supporting and/or sharing and tracking these legislative efforts as well! In my work capacity at Sierra Club, I push for, and align with: a Clean Fuels Standard (HB 1091) Healthy Homes & Clean Buildings (HB 1084 / SB 5093) the Healthy Environment for All, or HEAL, Act (SB 5141)Continue reading “Personal efforts during the 2021 legislative session”
My 2021 candidate statement was as follows: We are all in a pivotal moment where word choice and our ability to energize those around us is crucial. I know the difference strong messaging makes. I know the gravity of this moment–during a pandemic when we’re weeks after a white supremascist coup and days before DemocraticContinue reading “Elected Communications Chair of the 43rd Washington State Democrats’ Board”