Jinyoung Englund on electoral defeat

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We received the following update from the Englund campaign in the 45th District for state senate on Nov 10, 2017. I expect we will hear her name again in our state.   Team, From the beginning, we knew we were the underdogs. And yet, you all still said YES to the call to serve a purpose higher than self. That purpose was a balance of power in our state and honoring the legacy of the late Senator Andy Hill. Our movement was one born out of conviction — that we could not allow Andy’s spirit of bipartisan cooperation to die… Click Here to Read More

State GOP Still Optomisitic after Nov 7th election

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Email from Susan Hutchison, Chair Washington State Republican Party 11/9/17   We have big plans for 2018 Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear Fellow Republicans, Despite our loss in the 45th Legislative District, I am hopeful as we go forward into 2018!  No matter what you hear from the media, we have a very positive view of 2018. To sum it up, Tuesday was a status quo election. Democrats won in democrat districts, and Republicans held four special election seats in the State House and Senate. Congratulations to Shelly Short, Jacquelin Maycumber, Phil Fortunato, and Morgan Irwin who are currently… Click Here to Read More

Ballots due Tuesday; newsletter (yes, boring title…)

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Greetings Conservatives! Ballots Due Tuesday 11/7! These types of elections are always a challenge for us. Although they are “non-partisan,” just saying it doesn’t make it so. Many of the most partisan, vicious people I have met claim to have no party affiliation.   On the other hand, some of the most temperamentally cheerful and welcoming people I have met embrace their party. They recognize the value of a coalition of like-minded (not same-minded) people, and see a party not as an oppressive system of same-ness, but as a coalition of allied people with diverse beliefs and intents. We stick together to allow each… Click Here to Read More

Kelley Unger Introduces Seattle’s Discovery Institute

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Conservative Organizations in Washington… Who Knew?   by Kelley Unger, Friday Harbor  Kelley is currently employed as the Director of Development Operations at Discovery Institute, where she has served since 2006.   In an age of fake media, polarizing social media posts, and left-leaning academic institutions, where do conservatives turn for positive news and programming? Believe it or not, there are many reliable and trustworthy organizations who are promoting conservative values. In fact, Seattle, Washington is home to one such organization. Discovery Institute is a nonpartisan, secular think that that promotes thoughtful analysis and effective action on local, regional, national and… Click Here to Read More

Ballot Observers Needed!

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It’s Election Time…   … and observers are needed!   Have you ever wondered how ballots are collected from Lopez and Orcas? The relevant law is found here: WAC 434-250-100: Ballot deposit sites. On Lopez and orcas, the ballots are usually picked up two to three times per election. The Box can only be opened with two people present, per state law. They open the box, move the ballots into a secure container (see picture), sign the log with the proper ID number (corresponding to the seal) and place it INSIDE the container with the ballots, attach a padlock, and then… Click Here to Read More