According to the Washington State Democrats Endorsement finder, Richard Conlin got the endorsement of all of the Democratic Party organizations. “Endorsed by King, 11th, 32nd, 34th, 36th, 37th, 43rd, 46th” I think it’s time for us to do some soul searching. Not just because our electoral infrastructure might not be up to the task in off year elections, but if the voters of Seattle disagree with the Democratic Party in this municipal race, where else are we failing to connect with the voters we depend on to put candidates into office that will help us enact our agenda? (It’s the PLATFORM, Stupid) Was Kshama closer than Richard on our platform issues? Raising the minimum wage, fighting corporate greed, etc. I read her issues page, and thought “wouldn’t this be cool”, then voted for Richard because I know him and trust him. I guess my first impression was right. Seattle is about to show just how cool it is.
It’s day 23 of a second special session in Olympia, since legislators couldn’t agree to a state budget before the end of the regular session. Now they have only 16 days left until the new two-year fiscal term. It will be hard to start that without a budget! The cause for delay is a disagreement […]
Resolution Opposing the Choice of Cory Booker as Keynote Speaker at the 2012 WA State Democratic Gala
WHEREAS the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker, has been invited to give the keynote speech at the 2012 WA State Democratic Convention gala event; and WHEREAS the Obama campaign has recently released a very effective and hard-hitting ad attacking Romney’s Bain Capital for its practice of buying companies, gutting their assets and […]
According to our Insurance Commission, there are at least one million people in our State – including more than 100,000 children without adequate access to health care. Even for those with heath care, the cost has skyrocketed thanks to deregulation of the health care industry. US health care costs are nearly triple what they […]