Folks have been very active! Here are some pictures from recent events:
Norm Miller Democratic Leadership Dinner
Tickets are available for the Norm Miller Democratic Leadership Dinner to be held at the Shilo Inn in Richland on Wednesday, May 17.
Social Hour begins at 5:15 p.m.
Dinner and Program promptly at 6:00 p.m.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson
Guest Speaker: Tina Podlodowski, Chair, Washington State Democratic Party
RSVP by May 11. You can buy tickets online by clicking on this text.
Tickets are $75 per person; $60 for seniors, 65+; limited number of
scholarships available by contacting Jay Clough, 509-551-9986.
Our 2017 Honorees:
Leadership Award: Kendall Miller and Heidi Hill
Rising Star: Jessica Monterey Gonzalez
It has come to our attention that Gmail is putting our blast emails into a Promotions folder by default. If you are a Gmail user and you have not seen any recent emails about the Tina Podlodowski Town Hall or the Norm Miller Dinner, please check your settings to make sure mail from the bencodems.org domain is routed to your normal inbox.
Who Should Run for Office? You?
The Elections Committee has a letter to all potential candidates and campaign workers. Click here.
There was a Tech Day on April 2 from 1:30-4:15 PM at the Richland Public Library. But if you missed it, never fear. We still have our corps of volunteers on retainer. If you would like to have some help with your internet stuff, please send us an email by clicking the link below.
Candidate Filing Dates are May 15 through 19.
Link to Offices Open for Election
March Minutes are available.
Candidate and Campaign Worker Training by Amplify
An organization dedicated to supporting progressive candidates is having an all-day training on April 29 in Pasco at the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 598 Union Hall at 1328 N. 28th Ave. It start at 9:00 and runs until 4:30. A light breakfast and hearty lunch are provided. You can register at this link, Ready to Run: Pasco. Cost is $20.
Events in Planning
A Women’s Power Lunch is being planned for local women and allied men. We are working on scheduling with Maria Cantwell, Tina Podlodowski, Patty Murray, and Christine Gregoire.
We are also working on an introductory workshop for local candidates and campaign workers taught by some of our own experienced candidates,
Officers for 2017-2018
|State Committeewoman||Kate Moran|
|State Committeeman||Doug McKinley|
Benton County Election Results
We have added a link in our Documents and Resources page to a spreadsheet showing the 2106 election results precinct by precinct.
Elected Precinct Committee Officer
On January 7, 2017, party officer elections will be held for offices at both the 8th Legislative District and Benton County levels at the Richland Public Library beginning at 1:30 PM.
Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs)
Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) are responsible for organizing the precinct.