Whatcom Conservation District – Supervisor Election

Who serves on the Whatcom Conservation District Board of Supervisor is important. As a citizen your vote is important.

Notice of Election

An election for one seat on the Whatcom Conservation District Board will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the District’s office at 6975 Hannegan Road, Lynden. Polls will be open between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.   All registered voters residing within Whatcom County may vote in person at that date, place, and time or by mail.

Mail-in Ballot requests are now closed.

Q: I missed the deadline to request a mail-in ballot. What do I do now?
A: We would love to see you in person. Our doors will be open for you to vote in person at our office located at; 6975 Hannegan Rd. Lynden, WA 98264 on March 13 from 9am-6pm

Q: I requested a mail-in ballot before the deadline.  When are the ballots being mailed out?
A: Ballots will be put in the mail on February 13.

Q: I requested a mail-in ballot but have not received it?
A: If you have not received a ballot by February 26th please call us immediately at (360) 526-2381  …   ( http://www.whatcomcd.org/board-elections )

Whatcom Conservation District’s mission is to assist land managers (farmers, land owners) with their conservation choices.
Please MAIL-IN-YOUR-BALLOT before TUESDAY, MARCH 13TH
Or you can VOTE in PERSON on TUESDAY, MARCH 13TH — at the Whatcom Conservation District Office – 6975 Hannegan Road, Lynden — 9 am to 6 pm

42nd LD Democrats’ Holiday Potluck Brunch

42nd LD Democrats’   Holiday Potluck Brunch

Ferndale WECU

December 9, 2017     10:00am – 12:00pm

 

Join the 42nd LD Democrats for a Holiday Potluck Brunch and Silent Auction!

Start your Saturday morning with fresh coffee and holiday cheer – good food and companionship.

We would love to see you!

 

November Update

At our October 14th meeting, the membership of the 42nd Legislative District Democrats  passed a Resolution Supporting I-940 “De-Escalate Washington.

Initiative 940 – “De-Escalate Washington”
‘This measure would require law enforcement to receive violence de-escalation, mental-health, and first-aid training, and provide first-aid; and change standards for use of deadly force, adding a “good faith” standard and independent investigation.’

Learn more about De-Escalate Washington at:
www.deescalatewa.org

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At our November 11 meeting, PCO’s of the 42nd Legislative District Democrats elected Bob Burr to replace Richard Marshall as State Committeeman. Richard had resigned for personal reasons.

Results – 2017 General Election Endorsement Meeting

At our September meeting we endorsed:  Todd Donovan for Whatcom County Council  and Kate Hansen for Ferndale City Council.

It was a packed room with over 70 members attending.

Here is our complete 2017 General Election endorsement list.

42nd LD Democrats ~ 2017 Endorsements:
  • Port Commission – District 1: Michael Sheppard
  • Port Commission – District 2: Barry Wenger
  • Whatcom County Council – At Large: Barry Buchanan
  • Whatcom County Council – District 1: Rud Browne
  • Whatcom County Council – District 2: Todd Donovan
  • Whatcom County Council – District 3.: Rebecca Boonstra
  • Ferndale City Council – Kate Hansen
  • Bellingham City Council – At Large: Roxanne Murphy
  • Bellingham City Council – Ward 4: Pinky Vargas
  • Bellingham City Council – Ward 6: Michael Lilliquist
  • Bellingham School District – Position 4: Jenn Mason

 

2017 General Election Endorsement Meeting

September Membership Meeting & General Endorsements

Saturday, September 9 at 10 AM – 12 PM

BelleWood Acres – Apples and Apple Cider
6140 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, Washington 98264 (MAP)

You must be a member of the 42nd LD Democrats to vote at this endorsement meeting. You can pay your $12 dues and join at the door but you must be a Democrat and live in the 42nd Legislative District to become a voting member of the 42nd LD Dem’s.

If you’re not sure about which Legislative District you live in, check your voter registration card or you can find out by logging-in to the WA Secretary of State’s MyVote app and check under “My Elected Officials”.

Our Endorsement Policy is: HERE

For more information, email: info@42dems.org

Endorsement Meeting Results

Here are the complete results of our June 10th endorsement meeting.  Candidates needed a 60 percent majority vote of the members in attendance to be endorsed by the 42nd LD Democrats.

42nd LD Democrats ~ Primary Endorsements:
  • Port Commission – District 1: Michael Sheppard
  • Port Commission – District 2: Barry Wenger
  • Whatcom County Council – At Large: Barry Buchanan
  • Whatcom County Council – District 1: Rud Browne
  • Whatcom County Council – District 2: No endorsement – Candidates failed to reach 60% threshold required for endorsements.
  • Whatcom County Council – District 3.: Rebecca Boonstra
  • Bellingham City Council – At Large: Roxanne Murphy
  • Bellingham City Council – Ward 4: Pinky Vargas
  • Bellingham City Council – Ward 6: Michael Lilliquist
  • Bellingham School District – Position 4: Jenn Mason

 

Endorsement Meeting

Candidates must contact the Chair of the 42nd to request endorsement.

JUNE
Membership Meeting – Primary Endorsements 
 
Date/Time: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10 am 
Place: WECU, 5659 Barrett Road , Ferndale , WA 98248  
Agenda Item:  Endorse Primary Election Candidates*
All members of the 42nd LD Democrats may vote, in-person, on endorsements at this meeting. *Any Democrat who lives in the 42nd Legislative District may become a member by paying the 2017 annual dues of $12 on or before the day of the endorsement meeting (dues may be paid at the door before the meeting begins).  A 60% majority is required to endorse a candidate.

contact: chair@42dems.org

Our Endorsement Policy

Our Bylaws

May – Membership Meeting

Saturday, May 13. 10AM – Noon

At: Lummi Te’Ti’Sen (Gateway) Center  – 4920 Rural Ave, Ferndale, WA 98248 (MAP) near Slater & I-5

Come meet some of this years candidates for County Council, Port Commissioner & other local elected positions. (We will vote on endorsements at our June meeting)

There will be an election to replace our retiring Secretary (PCO’s only vote).