Mennonite Church in Lake City
3120 NE 125th St.
Seattle, WA 98125
Doors open: 6:30pm
Meeting begins: 7:00pm
Our November 17th General Meeting features a panel of astute political commentators you won’t want to miss. Join us Thursday, November 17th at 7 p.m. at Seattle Mennonite Church, 3200 NE 125th St. for a potluck (salty or sweet finger food/juice or soda) looking back/looking forward special event.
Our post-election analysts include Ben Anderstone, political consultant and elections demographer at Progressive Strategies 360; Andrew Villaneuve, founder and executive director of Northwest Progressive Institute and best-known Tim Eyman opponent, who will address ballot initiatives; 46th District Senator David Frockt, Halei Watkins, recent District 5 candidate for City Council and Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest, now at WinPower Strategies; E. J. Juarez, executive director of Progressive Majority Washington; moderated by Seattlish co-founder and blogger, the witty Hannah Brooks Olsen.
Our program will begin with a brief presentation on Democracy Vouchers, experiment with public campaign financing. Beginning January 1st, each Seattle voter will receive four $25 vouchers that can be given to any qualified candidate for the 2017 local elections. Presenting for the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission will be program Manager Rene LeBeau and PR Specialist Annie Tran, followed by questions.