So you’ve gotten your Voters’ Pamphlet from the Washington Secretary of State in the mail, and there’s all this talk about “party declarations” and “uncommitted delegates” – what does it all mean? Let’s take a quick look at what you’ll be getting in the mail this week from King County Elections.
Hailed as “a historic moment for American democracy“, as of today, 1.2 million voters in King County can pull out our smartphones and vote in an election – the first time anywhere in the United States.
WHEW, it’s been a YEAR. We’ve been super busy, and we’re glad to have been able to enjoy all the fun events and fight all the hard battles right alongside you, neighbor. We put together this roundup for you to chronologically lay out just what 2019 looked like for your all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association (WHCA).
Nearly 1,600 residents stopped by the King County Elections drop box at Skyway Library on election day, and we were there to offer support, high fives, and invite them across the street to celebrate democracy at our first-ever Election Results Watch Party at the newly renovated Beach Comber Bar and Grill.
In an effort to get as many youth registered and informed ahead of the 2019 General Election in King County on November 5th, 2019, we partnered with Renton High School students over one week in October to train, inspire, and engage.
Nearly one hundred residents packed into the auditorium at Dimmitt Middle School on Thursday, July 18th to witness something not often seen in unincorporated West Hill: political candidates. Debating. On topics directly related to our neighborhoods, including Skyway.
An annual film festival, a community-wide yard sale and a high-profile political candidate debate are but a few things coming up this July and August in West Hill – and you can read all about ’em in our latest newsletter, set to hit mailboxes across Unincorporated West Hill from Bryn Mawr and Lakeridge down to Skyway and Campbell Hill this week.
Over half a million voters in King County were just sent ballots for the February 12th, 2019 Special Election. For West Hill voters, Renton School District has asked us to weigh in on a pair of funding measures. Here’s what you need to know about your ballot and how to make sure your vote is counted.