Welcome to the 43rd District Democrats!
Congratulations to our endorsed candidates! Initial ballot counts show almost every candidate supported by the 43rd District Democrats winning, and winning big. There are two races too close to call (Sheriff and Port Commission, Pos. 1). We are so proud of these candidates, and know that every one put a ton of work into these campaigns.
Our next General Membership meeting is on Tuesday, November 21, starting at 7 p.m. at University Heights Center, top floor, north side.
Agenda (including PCO applicants)
Resolution (Opposing Tacoma Liquified Natural Gas Facility)
Resolution (Supporting phaseout of new gasoline and diesel vehicle registrations)
Please note that we are moving meeting locations to Phinney Neighborhood Center, just across the border in the 36th, beginning in January. Consider planning for this change now!
This meeting will be live-streamed to our Facebook Page.
News and Events
Now that the election is over, we are excited to gear up for 2018. As is tradition, we will be joined with our legislators, Sen. Jamie Pedersen, Speaker Frank Chopp, and Rep. Nicole Macri, during our November meeting for a preview of what to expect during session next year. Additionally, we will be considering PCO appointments, and two resolutions. Finally, the Board will give an update regarding our September Special Meeting.
Our monthly meeting is coming up on October 17, 2017, and we have a packed agenda.
Folks - the 43rd District Democrats made some endorsements to finalize our list of support for this year's general election. Ours is a simple system for candidates and ballot measures on the general election ballot: one vote, and if no candidate receives 60.00%, then no candidate is endorsed (instead of having upwards of four ballots, as can be seen in some other organizations). Our endorsed candidates who made it through the primary remain endorsed, and our full slate of endorsements is as follows:
Our next General Membership meeting is on Tuesday, September 19, starting at 7 p.m. at University Heights Center, top floor, north side.
First, Elected and Appointed PCOs will vote on a series of Bylaws Amendments.
Washington’s 43rd District Democrats 2017 Endorsement Results
About Washington's 43rd District Democrats
We’re a grassroots, volunteer-based organization in Seattle committed to increasing political participation and civic engagement through:
- Registering and educating voters and citizens
- Effecting change through grassroots organizing
- Get Out the Vote (GOTV) organizing
- Hosting public forums and panel discussions
- Holding precinct and legislative district caucuses
- Supporting leaders who share our values
Register to vote or update your voter registration by visiting the King County Elections website.