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
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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Schreiner email@example.com (206) 349-7542 October 13, 2017 Jinyoung Englund earns endorsement of The Seattle Times Woodinville, WA — Earlier today, The Seattle Times Editorial Board endorsed Jinyoung Englund for 45th legislative district senate race. The Seattle Times is the largest-circulation daily newspaper in the state of Washington, and has the largest Sunday circulation in the Pacific Northwest. In their endorsement, the Times noted “Voters in the 45th Legislative District should elect Jinyoung Lee Englund to the state Senate to preserve a balance of power between Democratic and Republican control in state government.” Englund has campaigned widely on the importance of preserving a… Click Here to Read More
Join the SJCRP on Orcas as they hear from fellow islander (Lopez) Ed Kilduff, Hydrologist, who will be speaking about the WA State Supreme Court Hirst Decision, which basically halts drilling of wells on undeveloped property, and why it is important to everyone in our state….so important that the Republican leadership is holding out on the budget until the Hirst “Fix” gets passed and signed. This is important on our island and to our future. All are welcome to attend the meeting 12:30 pm, Saturday, October 7th at the Eastsound Fire Station. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.