The King County Democrats invite you all to come to our first annual Fall Dinner and Awards Event!

This year’s event, “A Witty Little Dinner” features the Rubber Chicken Awards, a fun satire of those who damage our values and planet, while recognizing those in our community who stand against them.

Renton Pavilion
322 S Burnette St
Renton, WA 98057
Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Tickets: $100
Sponsorships available for $500, $1000, and $2000

Silver Sponsor:
WA State Association for Justice

Bronze Sponsor:
Chris Reykdal for Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Ticket sales end on Monday, September 7, so buy yours now!

(For sponsorships or additional information, please contact Omaha Sternberg at 206-618-5107 or

August 25 Executive Board Meeting

The agenda for our August 25 Executive Board meeting (7 PM, Renton Carpenters’ Hall) will include consideration of:

Endorsements Committee releases additional recommendations for general election

Ahead of KCDCC’s August 25th executive board meeting, the Endorsements Committee is pleased to announce its latest round of recommendations for the general election, which will be presented on the 25th for the executive board’s consideration.

  • Seattle City Council, Position #3 – Pamela Banks
  • Seattle City Council, Position #4 – Michael Maddux
  • Kent City Council, Position #1 – Hira Singh Bhullar
  • Northshore School Director, District #3 – David Cogan

Candidates must receive a two-thirds vote in committee to be recommended by the Endorsements Committee.

Please note that per Rule VIII, Section 7, candidates for office that failed to be endorsed by the Executive Board during the primary election cycle, and that survived a Top Two race, are again eligible for consideration for the general election.

Early Top Two election results bring good news for most KCD endorsed candidates

The first results from the 2015 Top Two election are in, and they bring good news for most of the King County Democrats’ endorsed candidates who appeared on the August ballot. While the election will not be certified for several more weeks and numbers will change, the following endorsed candidates who were in contested races appear likely to move on to November:

  • Zack Hudgins, King County Elections Director
  • Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle Commission #2
  • Fred Felleman, Port of Seattle Commission #5
  • Shelley Kloba, Kirkland City Council Position #2
  • Vandana Slatter, Bellevue City Council Position #5
  • Davina Duerr, Bothell City Council Position #6
  • Bill Ramos, Issaquah City Council Position #4
  • Debbie Bertlin, Mercer Island City Council Position #7
  • Lisa Herbold, Seattle City Council District #1
  • Bruce Harrell, Seattle City Council District #2
  • Debora Juarez and Sandy Brown, Seattle City Council District #5
  • Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Council District #6
  • Sally Bagshaw, Seattle City Council District #7
  • Jon Grant, Seattle City Council Position #8
  • Lorena Gonzalez and Bill Bradburd, Seattle City Council Position #9
  • Bill Hochberg, Mercer Island School Board, Position #3
  • Jill Geary, Seattle School District Director, District #3
  • Leslie Harris, Seattle School District Director, District #6

The King County Democrats congratulate all of our successful endorsed candidates and thank those candidates who were not successful for stepping forward to run for public office.

For the November election, KCD will have three priority campaigns:

Additional endorsement action may be taken at KCDCC’s upcoming August executive board meeting, scheduled for August 24th, 2015.