Monthly Archives: October 2016

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: 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

GOTV – canvass Ferndale, Blaine, Lynden & Everson

Come on all you Nasty Women and Bad Hombres it’s GOTV Time.

We need your help in getting out the Democratic vote in Ferndale, Blaine, Lynden and Everson. We need to reach Democrats who might not vote unless you talk to them. Every vote counts in this election–especially for the local races and ballot measures.

We will be meeting to canvass voters at 10 am Saturday (Oct 29 and Nov 5)

Place: Ferndale Machinists Hall, 2064 Vista Drive. map
Dress for the weather
We will provide coffee, donuts as well as healthy snacks and beverages.
For more information – email: or call: Barbara Lewis at 360-594-1501 or Aileen Satushek at 360-398-2295

Endorsed Candidates – 2016

42nd LD Democrats Endorsed Candidates


Ballot Initiatives

  • Initiatives to the Legislature
  • I-732 Carbon Emissions Tax – YES
  • I-735 Get Big Money Out of Elections – YES
  • Initiatives to the People
  • I-1433 – Raise the Minimum Wage and Provide Sick and Safe Leave – YES
  • I-1491 – Extreme Risk Protection Order – YES
  • I-1501 – Increased fraud protection for Seniors and vulnerable adults – YES
  • Whatcom County – 2016 EMS Levy – YES
  • City of Bellingham – Proposition #1 – Greenways Levy – YES

Presentation Oct 19 – Groundwater Projects and Monitoring

Water quantity, quality, instream flows, and fish habitat are topics of great importance to Whatcom County citizens. There is ‘controversy’ and disinformation out there. Attending this presentation would be a great chance to get the facts from the experts.

Going Underground!
Presentations on Current WRIA 1 Groundwater Projects and Monitoring
October 19, 2016  1:30pm-4:30pm
Bellingham Public Library

Join the WRIA 1 Management Team at a special meeting to hear the latest on groundwater studies, monitoring, and model development.  More Information

WRIA 1 Watershed Management Project is the result of the 1998 Washington State Watershed Management Act, which required all participating local governments to address water quantity, with the option of addressing water quality, instream flows, and fish habitat. The WRIA 1 Watershed Management Project has brought together citizens, local governments, tribes, and state and federal agencies to address these issues.

East County Election Forum


When:  Tue, October 11, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where:  East Whatcom Regional Resource Center, 8251 Kendall Rd, Maple Falls, WA 98266. (map)
Meet and greet with 42nd District State Representative candidates:
Sharlaine LaClair and Tracy Atwood.
Candidate election issues presentation.
Discussion of state and local initiatives and levies.
Questions from the audience Snacks and goodies.
For More Information: