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2016 Candidates Endorsements

Final Endorsement Decisions by Membership – June 11, 2016

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Skagit County Endorsements

 

2016 Convention Information

Any Questions, contact Bob Doll, Chair of the Skagit County Democrats, robertjdoll@yahoo.com or 360-202-6212

National Democratic Convention (Philadelphia, PA), July 25-28

The information guide of the Washington State Democrats for the caucuses, conventions and delegate selection process can be found here.

 


Skagit Democrats Are Looking for a Coordinated Campaign Manager

The Skagit County Democrats are seeking a Skagit Coordinated Campaign Manager to facilitate implementation of our 2016 Campaign and Field Plans. The Manager will be a contracted position, not a Party employee. The Manager will report to and work under the guidance of the Skagit County Democratic Campaign Committee. The Manager and Committee will work closely with the Washington State Coordinated Campaign and the campaigns of our locally-endorsed candidates and ballot measures.

Please see here for full announcement and how to apply.


 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.


Skagit County Democrats recently received a donation of paintings by Elenor Powers which are proudly displayed in our office. Click here to see examples!


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

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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

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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.