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– Our Endorsed Candidates – The Blue Wave is on the way ! –

The 2018 General Election will be on Tuesday, November 6.
The Auditors Office will be mailing Ballot on Wed Oct. 17
42nd LD Democrats endorse these Candidates and Initiatives for the 2018 Election:

U.S. Senate – Maria Cantwell
U.S. Representative – CD1 – Suzan DelBene
U.S. Representative – CD2 – Rick Larsen
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State Senator LD 42 – Pinky Vargas
State Representative Pos. 1 – LD 42 – Justin Boneau
State Representative Pos. 2 – LD 42 – Sharon Shewmake
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Whatcom County Prosecutor – James Erb
Whatcom County Council – Carol Frazey
Whatcom PUD – Commissioner Dist. 2 – Atul Deshmane
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Washington State Supreme Court – Justice Position 8 – Steve Gonzalez
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YES – Initiative #1631  – Initiative Measure No. 1631 concerns pollution.
YES – Initiative #1639 – Initiative Measure No. 1639 concerns firearms.
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YES – Bellingham Home fund — COB Proposition 2018-5 – Low-Income Housing Levy

General Election Endorsement Meeting

This is our endorsement meeting for the November General Election. #BlueWave
Here’s where we commit to throwing our weight behind our Democratic candidates.
Saturday, September 810 AM – 12 PM
“Tillicum House” (at Pioneer Park)  2004 Cherry Street, Ferndale, WA 98248   (map)

– You must be a member of the 42nd LD Dem’s to vote.
– If you’re a Democrat who lives in the 42nd Legislative District but not a member of the 42nd LD Dem’s, you can pay your $15 annual dues at the door and become a voting member (or join online, anytime, on our website http://wp.42dems.org/). Meeting begins a 10AM, you must attend the meeting to vote on endorsements. If you are planning to join at the door, please arrive a little early.

Summer Picnic! – Don’t Miss the Fun.

42nd LD Democrats/Whatcom Democrats Country Picnic

Saturday, July 21, 4pm to 8pmHovander Homestead Park, Ferndale

Relaxing summer fun with 42nd LD and Whatcom Democrats. Country fair foods, mellow music from Councilman Barry Buchanan, and speeches from candidates and elected officials. Features our famous candidate dessert auction, where candidates compete for the glory of most popular dessert.

Tickets $10 with a side dish; $15 without – Click this link to: Buy Your Ticket Now!
OR, Purchase tickets by calling Whatcom Dem’s office at 360-647-7661

Dem picnic - dessert contest

Dem picnic – dessert contest

42nd LD Dem’s June meeting

42nd LD Democrats monthly membership meeting

when: Saturday, June 9, 10am – 12pm
where: BelleWood Acres – 6140 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden, WA. (map)
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We’ve got great candidates, now come help us plan a Summer of campaign fun and  excitement.
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Primary Endorsement Meeting


Members to vote on Primary Endorsements
May 19* – 42nd LD Dems Mtg, 10am-12pm, WECU Ferndale – 5659 Barrett Rd, Ferndale

– If you’re a Democrat who lives in the 42nd Legislative District but not a member of the 42nd LD Dem’s, you can pay your $15 dues at the door and become a voting member (or join online, anytime, on our website http://wp.42dems.org/). Meeting begins a 10AM, you must attend the meeting to vote on endorsements.

*Special meeting date, one week later than normal!

Upcoming 42nd LD Dems Events

April 1442nd LD Dems Mtg, 10am-12pm, WECU Ferndale –
– Voting on Resolution in Support of Health Care Initiative I-1600 –
‘Guest Panel on Water Issues in Whatcom County’

May 14 to 18Candidate Filing Week: PCOs need to file during filing week! (https://www.whatcomcounty.us/2289/PCO-Information)

May 19* – 42nd LD Dems Mtg, 10am-12pm, WECU Ferndale –
Members to vote on Primary Endorsements
– If you’re a Democrat who lives in the 42nd Legislative District but not a member of the 42nd LD Dem’s, you can pay your $15 dues at the door and become a voting member (or join online, anytime, on our website http://wp.42dems.org/). Meeting begins a 10AM, you must attend the meeting to vote on endorsements.
*Special date one week later than normal!

June 9 – 42nd LD Dems Mtg, 10am-12pm, Bellewood Acres (detail to come)

June 15-16 – State Convention, Wenatchee
– State Committee Members & Delegates elected at the LD Caucus will attend and adopt a new State Party Platform.

July 2142nd LD Democrats/Whatcom Dems combined Picnic at Hovander, Ferndale (detail to come)