Executive Board Minutes – November 7, 2018

31st L.D. Democrats Executive Board
November 7th, 2018, 7 PM
Bonney Lake Library

Called to Order at 7:00pm by Chair Brian Gunn. A quorum of 11 board members were present.

General Election Results:

Reviewed & discussed election results. Still more votes to be counted and many races remain undecided. Looked at county by county breakdown in the 8th C.D. & discussed strengths & weaknesses of GOTV strategies. Identified ideas to improve data & Votebuilder. Discussed value of supportive endorsements vs opposing endorsements on issues.

Upcoming General Meeting Programs:

Invite Kim Schrier for election debrief; Robin will seek a speaker on Human Trafficking; Assessor Dave Morrell to discuss affordable housing; Mary Robnett & Pierce Co. Auditor Julie Anderson were also identified for future meetings.

Treasurers Report:

Kathy Lorimer submitted on behalf of Rudy & explained breakdown & PDC reporting requirements.

January Reorganization:

  • Set for Saturday, January 12th, Edgewood Fire Station, Begin at 11am.
  • King Co. Dem’s will supply a temp Chair until new one is elected.
  • Simple majority vote. Sarah will get current PCO & member list.
  • Topics for Bylaws & Standing Rules were identified, including Gender Parity, voting in adstentia, Code of Conduct, Vice-Chair appointment, Standing Finance Committee, Non-candidate endorsements.
  • Set Rules & Bylaw meeting before Reorg. Meeting.
  • Will report at November meeting for posting on website.

Good of the Order:

  • Pierce County Reorg is set for Noon on December 9th at IBEW Hall.
  • Robin: “No One is Above The Law” Rally tomorrow @ Bonney Lake, Hwy 410 & Main.

M/S/C to adjourn at 8:50pm.

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