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).

 

April – 42nd Membership Meeting

42nd LD Democrats Membership Meeting

When: Saturday, April 8, 10 am – noon
Where: Bellewood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian, Lynden


Tailgate Plant Sale: A pickup load of plants, perennials, native plants, native trees and urban/suburban scale shrubs. All plants will be labeled and priced. In the parking lot, 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after the 42nd’s meeting.  This will be a fun way to get to know each other and raise a small amount of funds. Half of the proceeds will go to the 42nd LD Democrats and half to the Whatcom Democrats.

Re-organization Results

At our re-organization meeting we elected new officers to serve for the next two years:
Erin Dewey, Chair
Steve Lydolph, Vice-Chair
Aileen Satushek, Secretary
Don Starr, Treasurer
Richard Marshall, State Committee Man
Teresa Taylor, State Committee Woman

You can contact us by email at info@42dems.org

Our next meeting will be 10AM Feb. 11 at Bellewood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian, Lynden WA

January Re-organization meeting

When: Sat, January 14, 2017, 10am – 12pm
Where: Machinists Hall, 2064 Vista Drive, Ferndale, WA 98248 (map)

Description: Election of new Officers (two yr term) – Only the PCO’s may vote for the new officers – any member of the 42nd may run for any of the offices – Nominations accepted from the floor.
for more information: emailinfo@42dems.org

Ferndale Phone Banking

Ballots are out and the election is almost here. Come Help get out the vote.
Phone Bank —  6-8pm Tuesday 11/01 & Thursday 11/03
5503 Neilson Ave., Ferndale, WA map

To Sign Up – email: info@42dems.org or call: Barbara Lewis at 360-594-1501 or Aileen Satushek at 360-398-2295

Things to bring if you have them (If you don’t have them, don’t worry about it.
cell phone, laptop
beverage & snacks