Skagit County Democrats -

2016 Candidates Endorsements

Updated endorsements will be posted in the coming days; watch this space.

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Skagit County Endorsements

 


Click here to go to the 2016 Skagit County Democrats Platform

 


Coordinated Election 2016 Campaign

The Coordinated Campaign for 2016 is now active in Skagit County. All of them need campaign volunteers for GOTV [Get out the Vote] in those areas. Please contact them if you want to volunteer. Or interested volunteers can also call Skagit Democrats Headquarters, 360-336-1555, and leave a message.

John Gannon

John Gannon represents the 10th and 21st Legislative Districts - john@wavictory16.org. – He will be in the Skagit Democratic Headquarters on Mondays. John was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Northeastern University. John is responsible for organizing the 10th and 21st Legislative Districts on the Democratic Coordinated Campaign. Before working with the Washington Democrats, John was an organizer for the Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign.

Aubrey Stewart

Aubrey Stewart represents the 39th and 44th Legislative Districts -aubrey@wavictory16.org - Aubrey was born and raised in Skagit County on the Swinomish Reservation, graduating from La Conner high school in 2014. She is a current student at the University of Washington. This is Aubrey’s first time working in politics. She wanted to get involved because she’s a passionate advocate of women’s rights, equal opportunities for marginalized communities, and better healthcare for all. Aubrey is responsible for organizing the 39th and 44th legislative districts for the upcoming primary, as well as the general election. She is very excited to help with the progress of the Democratic party in Skagit!

Julianna Fisher

Julianna Fisher represents the 40th and 42nd Legislative Districts -julianna@wavictory16.org - Julianna grew up on the coast of Maine and moved to Bellingham 5 years ago to attend Western Washington University, where she recently graduated with a degree in environmental policy and energy policy. She got involved in environmental activism and community organizing which motivated her to get involved in politics to bring about positive change. She is the field organizer for the 40th and 42nd legislative districts and is eager to help empower local communities all over the northwest.

 


 Winners of Essay Contest Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of the first Skagit Democrats Essay Contest. There were 60 entries and the winners are:

  • First Prize of $750 to Peri Kirkpatrick of Mount Vernon High School (winning essay)
  • Second Prize of $500 to Patrick Johnson of Concrete High School (winning essay)
  • Third Prize of $250 to Biruktawit Hasenbalg of LaConner High School (winning essay)

And to all the students who submitted essays to the contest, thank you for your participation and contributing to the success of the first annual essay contest sponsored by the Skagit Democrats.


A resolution in support of the Farm Workers Strike was passed

Read the full text of the resolution which supports Familias Unidas por la Justica in their labor-related actions at Sukuma Brothers Farms.


Telephone 360.336.1555

Location

300 A First Street, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273 (On the corner of Washington & First Streets next door to the co-op.  Ample parking behind the building) View Larger Map

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Most credit cards accepted at party headquarters for membership dues, purchases, and donations. Membership Information here.