The 2014 Washington State Democrats' State Convention is on June 20th and 21st in Spokane. The Convention is your chance to shape the Party platform, pass resolutions, nominate candidates and address other Party business, and meet other Democrats from around the state. Delegates to the Convention were chosen at the Legislative District Caucuses on March 9th. The Caucuses will
On March 13th, Chair Jaxon Ravens sent out the following email to our email list asking you to support Joan McBride, who is challenging State Senator Rodney Tom. Rodney Tom, who was elected as a Democrat, began voting with Republicans in the State Senate and was chosen as Senate Majority Leader as a result. We want to elect a true Democrat to the State Senate in the 48th
Mark Miloscia, who represented the 30th legislative district as a Democrat, announced that he will switch parties and run for Senate as a Republican. Chair Jaxon Ravens released the following statement after the announcement: "Mark Miloscia put his own needs above those of 30th District residents by announcing that he will switch parties and run as a Republican for State
On March 3rd, Chair Jaxon Ravens sent out the following email to our email list about Pedro Celis, who is challenging Suzan DelBene for Congress. We are proud to support Suzan DelBene and confident that residents of the 1st congressional district will send her back to Washington DC this fall. ------------ Dear Friend,
On February 27th, Party Affairs Manager Greg Haffner sent the following email to our email list about the 2014 Caucus and Convention Cycle. This process kicks off with the Legislative District Caucuses on March 9th. Click here to learn more about the 2014 Caucuses and Conventions. ------------ Dear Friend, Every two years, Democrats around the state gather with their neighbors
Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Patty Murray, Rep. Rick Larsen, Rep. Suzan DelBene, Rep. Denny Heck, Rep. Derek Kilmer, and King County Executive Dow Constantine will be our special guests at the 2014 Crab Feed and Grassroots Forum on Monday, February 17th, at St. Martin's University Pavilion in Lacey. We will also be joined by many of our State Representatives and Senators.
On February 1st, the Washington State Democratic Central Committee elected Jaxon Ravens as State Democratic Party Chair. The other candidates were Dana Laurent, Jim Kainber, and Jay Clough. The Washington State Democratic Central Committee consists of one man and one woman from every county and legislative district. This year, 166 state committee members participated in the
Governor Jay Inslee announced a proposal to boost school spending by $200 million to keep the state on track for meeting its court-mandated basic education obligations.
On January 28th, President Obama delivered the State of the Union address, outlining the Democratic vision of opportunity, action, and optimism for the United States.
With the Seattle Seahawks set to face the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Washington House Delegation extended a friendly wager with the Colorado House Delegation. With Seattle’s victory, the Colorado House delegation will provide an array of regional treats to Washington members.