Come to the 34th meeting on July 8th to participate in a PCO training and hear speaker Roger Erskine, Chair of the Thurston County Democrats, and winner of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington State Democrats. Roger is the elections committee chair for the Washington State Central Committee and is very persuasive regarding the importance of PCOs.
We will never have a perfect President to lead this country. Democrats push candidates as far to the left as possible during the election but they always seem to gravitate toward the center once they’re in the White House. I recognize that governing requires the art of compromise. But I still react grim-faced when an elected official I’ve supported makes a move that is 100% opposite of what I value. It can be crazy-making and dispiriting. Then this morning the U.S.
The 34th District Dems' annual garden party is Friday, August 21st. We need auction items. This year we are limiting the number of items but increasing the quality. We really prefer experiences, including items which can be grouped together to become an evening or weekend experience. For example, individual donors could contribute four tickets to the Mariners, two rooms for two nights at a hotel, gift certificates for restaurants, and certificates for taxi or Uber to become a weekend "take me out to the ball game" experience.
At our June 10th meeting, the 34th District Democrats endorsed Ken Rogers and Norm Sigler for Port of Seattle Commissioner Position 5, Zack Hudgins and Chris Roberts for King County Elections Director and Austin Bell for Burien City Council. The meeting was live-tweeted with more details here. Before making endorsements, we held candidate forums. Six candidates for the Port Commission Position 5 race participated, and all six were subsequently nominated for endorsement.