31st L.D. Democrats General Meeting
May 23rd, 2018, 7pm
Edgewood Fire Station
Meeting was called to order at 7pm by Chair Brian Gunn followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
- M/S/C to add I-1600 to “New Business” agenda.
- M/S/C to move Supreme Court speakers to top of speaker list.
- M/S/C to approve agenda, as amended.
Approval of Minutes: (Britt Kauffman)
- 4/25/18 General Meeting – M/S/C to approve as submitted
- 5/2/18 Executive Board Meeting – M/S/C to approve as submitted
Treasurer Report: (Rudy Adams)
- M/S/C to approve as outlined.
Officer & Committee Reports:
- Chair: Brian gave an overview of our successful fundraiser at Edgewood Gardens, with over 80 attendees, and thanked everyone who gave so generously! He was also just elected to the Democratic State Committee by the King Co. Dems.
- Vice Chair (King): Kirby reported that the Pierce Co. Fundraiser was also a success!
- Recruitment Committee: We have great candidates filed in all three district races
- Member Committee: We currently have 61 members.
- King Co. State Committee: New King Co. Chair elected is Natalie Reber. The 31st needs a Rep on the King Co. Endorsement Committee.
- Hillary Haden, Washington Fair Trade Coalition
Tally Committee appointed: Mark Dunning, Greg Clinkingbeard & Alli Pincas. Credential Report: 30 voting members present.
Reviewed “Standing Rules Regarding Endorsements” and amended “2018 8th C.D. Primary Endorsement Voting Rules” regarding absentee balloting.
- Sheryl McCloud, Position 9: Endorsed
- Steve Gonzalez, Position 8: Endorsed
8th Congressional District: (Single Endorsement)
- Jason Ritterreiser
- Shannon Hader: Endorsed
- Michael Prince, for Dr. Kim Schrier
31st Legislative District:
- Victoria Mena, State Rep. Pos. 1: Endorsed
- Mark Boswell, State Rep. Pos. 2: Endorsed
- Immaculate Ferreria, State Senate: Endorsed
King Co. District Court:
- Jason Poydras, Pos. 1: Endorsed
- Mathew York, Pos. 2: Endorsed
Pierce Co. Prosecutor:
- Mark Lindquist: Endorsed
- M/S/C to endorse I-1600, “Healthcare For ALL”
Good & Welfare:
- Kirby recruited for election observers
M/S/C to adjourn at 9:10pm.
Submitted: Britt Kauffman, Secretary