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46th District Dems May 16 Endorsement Meeting Call to Meeting

It's Endorsements Season! By Friday, we will know who will be on the August ballot, and six days later, we need YOU to help us decide who will get the 46th Dems Endorsement, at our May 16 Endorsement Meeting. Endorsed candidates will be featured on the GOTV fliers that our PCOs and volunteers will take to voters' doors.

Please read this entire email! This email contains links to materials you’ll need for our endorsements meeting on Thursday, May 16, starting at 7 pm.

Essential Endorsement information:

  • Register for the Endorsement Meeting here
    • We will open the Zoom line at 6:30pm to get everyone credentialed. The meeting will begin promptly at 7pm.
  • The Standing Endorsement Rules are here 
  • The Candidate Questionnaires are here 
    • Each candidate was asked to complete the King County Democrats Questionnaire by May 11, to be considered for endorsement. Questionnaires will be added to the folder linked above, as they come in, so check back often. 

Eligibility to Vote:

  • Only current/2024 members may vote. This includes newly-appointed PCOs.
  • If you are *not* a current member, but were a member in 2023, you have until 7pm on Wednesday, May 15 to pay your dues and become eligible to vote at the May 16 Endorsement Meeting.

Agenda for the 46th District Democrats May 16 Endorsement Meeting:

  1. 6:30 to 7:00pm - Members can log in to be credentialed
  2. Call to Order
  3. Acknowledgment of Tribal Lands
  4. Brief Review of Zoom and Voting Practices
  5. Consent Agenda Approval
  6. Endorsements
    • Review of Rules for Candidates Eligible for Nomination
      1. Candidate Eligible for Nomination
    • Candidate Nominations
      1. Google Form
    • Endorsement Rules Review
      1. Review of Candidates Eligible for Endorsement
    • Last Call & Close of Nominations
    • Endorsement for Office/Positions (Please note that we may consider endorsements in additional offices/positions not listed below as additional candidate questionnaires become available after filing week). 
      1. Federal
        • U.S. Senate, U.S. Senator
        • Congressional District 7, U.S. Representative
      2. State
        • Governor
        • Attorney General
        • Lieutenant Governor
        • Commissioner of Public Lands
        • State Treasurer
        • State Auditor
        • Insurance Commissioner
        • Superintendent of Public Instruction
        • WA Supreme Court
          • Position 9
          • Position 8
          • Position 2
        • Appeals Court Judge
          • District 1, Position 4
      3. County
        • King County Superior Court Judge
          • Position 46
          • Position 39
          • Position 33
          • Position 26
          • Position 23
          • Position 12
          • Position 10
          • Position 8
          • Position 4
          • Position 3
        • District Court Judge
          • Position 7
          • Position 1
      4. Legislative District
        • District 46, House Position 2
        • District 46, House Position 1
      5. City 
        • Seattle City Council, Position 8
  7. Announcements
    • PCO GatheringSat., June 1, 11:30-1:30. Details forthcoming.
    • State Convention – Friday June 21 - Sunday June 22
      1. General Session Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 from 9am - 4pm
  8. Finance Report 
  9. Good of the Order

    Resources

For more information on our forums or endorsement process, visit the 46th Dems 2024 Candidate Questionnaires and Forums.

Save the Date! 

🎉 You're Invited to join us for a Seattle City Council Candidate Forum 🎉

Join us for an engaging and informative Seattle City Council Candidate Forum, hosted by the UW Young Democrats in collaboration with the 46th, 43rd, 36th and 37th District Democrats!

📅 Date: Tuesday, May 14
🕕 Time: 6:30-8:00pm
📍 Location: Paccar Hall 291 (Griffen Room) on the University of Washington campus

This event provides a unique opportunity for our community to directly engage with candidates vying to represent our city's interests. Hear from the candidates on their visions, priorities, and plans to address the pressing issues facing our city.

We currently have confirmations that the following candidate will be attending:

Alexis Mercedes Rinck
Saunatina Sanchez
Tariq Yusuf
Tanya Woo

Thank you for being part of this important process!

Hunter Brown,
Chair, 46th District Democrats

 


JOIN US: Seattle Comprehensive Plan Program - Saturday, April 27

🌆 Join Us for an Enlightening Afternoon: Exploring the draft Seattle Comprehensive Plan, with the 46th District Democrats!

Are you curious about the future of Seattle and how its development is planned? Dive deep into the heart of urban strategy with the 46th District Democrats as we unravel the intricacies of the Seattle Comprehensive Plan.

📅 Date: Saturday, April 27
🕖 Time: 2:00-3:30pm
📍 Location: Northeast Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 6801 35th Ave. NE

Event Highlights:

🏙️ Understanding the Seattle Comprehensive Plan: Delve into the draft blueprint to shape Seattle's growth, housing, transportation, and equity policies. Gain insights into how this plan influences the city's development trajectory.

🤝 Engage with Local Experts: Hear from seasoned community and policy advocates, who have a pulse on Seattle's urban evolution:

• Ron Davis, Community Advocate
• Tiffany McCoy, Policy and Advocacy Director for House Our Neighbors
• Debbie Carlsen, Housing and Education Advocate

💡 Empowering Community Voices: Discover how YOU can actively participate in shaping Seattle's future. Learn about grassroots initiatives, advocacy opportunities, and ways to amplify your voice in the planning process.

🌟 Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals passionate about civic engagement, urban planning, and community activism. Forge new friendships, partnerships, and collaborations that can drive positive change in our city.

Whether you're a seasoned advocate, a concerned citizen, or simply curious about urban planning, this event promises to be an eye-opening journey into the heart of Seattle's future. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn, engage, and make a difference!

The following Metro bus routes stop at or near the library: # 62 (down 65th) or the #65 (across the street).

For more information, email Program Co-Chairs Kathy Bentson and Sylvia Haven, at [email protected]

Let's come together to build a brighter, more inclusive Seattle for all!

Note: This program is not sponsored by the Seattle Public Library.