Congratulations to
Representative Sherry Appleton
on the passage of her Silver Alert bill!

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Thank you to Karen Klein and John van den Meerendonk for a great afternoon at Bloedel Reserve. This was a 23rd LD Dinner Auction item that was well worth the donation! Karen served a fantastic brunch and John is a superior guide who knows so much about the history of Bloedel Reserve. We're lucky to have a couple like this as part of the 23rd LD Democrats!

Thanks again, Karen and John!!


Representing Washington’s 6th District  

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     CONTACT: Jason Phelps
March 25, 2015                                                                     (202) 225-3459

Kilmer Statement on House Budget    


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) released the following statement after voting against the House Republican budget proposal. 

 “A budget is a reflection of our values. It’s not simply numbers on a spreadsheet. Our nation’s budget shows what we care about; and what as a nation we aspire to be. The budget the House passed today fails to live up to our values and aspirations. It fails to make the kinds of investments in infrastructure and economic growth that will create new jobs, it unfairly squeezes dedicated federal workers who make a meaningful impact on our region every single day, and it will hurt our efforts to protect the Puget Sound and our region’s natural resources. I will continue to call on Democrats and Republicans to come together on a smart budget that supports middle-class families and moves our country forward.”  

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Renew Your Membership for 2015!

It is that time again - time to renew your membership to the 23rd LD Democrats.  You can do that now by sending a check to 23rd LD Democrats, P. O. Box 368, Poulsbo, WA  98370.

If you want to pay online by credit card, use the "Join Now" button below. You will need to enter the amount you want charged to your credit card. 

Remember, too, that when you join both the 23rd LD Democrats and the Kitsap County Democrats, you save $5.  The joint membership costs only $44 per year.  Please show your support for the Democratic Party in Kitsap County by joining both organizations. If you choose to join only the 23rd LD Democrats, please enter $24 to be charged to your credit card.

We have a lot more work to do in the next several years. In 2015 we will have more local and municipal races to work on and work on the 2016 presidential race will begin.  Then the 2016 elections bring the presidential race and many statewide races.  Your membership helps us get ready to meet these challenges.   
In the next few days, we will have a button on the website so that you can renew your membership online using your credit card. That will make it even easier to renew your membership.  We look forward to counting you among our members in 2015. 

Your Support Makes a Great Difference
in our ability to get Great Democrats Elected!

Please make your donation today to support the important work of the 23rd LD Democrats. You can indicate how you would like your donation used in the space below. Then click on the "Donate" button to make an online donation with your credit card!

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Interested in helping build the Democratic Party in Kitsap County—Become a PCO!


The 23rd LD has many precincts without Precinct Committee Officers.  Precinct Committee Officers (PCO) are a building block of the Democratic Party in Kitsap County and Washington state. They are the grassroots organizing base for all Democratic Party activities.

If you are interested in being a PCO, please contact the chair of the 23rd LD Democrats and request an application or download and print the application from the "News Updates" page of this website. 

Congratulations to Remo Barr
on Winning 2014 Maggie Award!

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Support Your Local Democrats
Volunteer! Make a contribution!

Governor Jay Inslee and Natalie Bryson

Jay & Trudi Inslee with good friend, Natalie Bryson

US Rep. Derek Kilmer and 23rd LD Senator Christine Rolfes

US Rep. Derek Kilmer and 23rd LD Rep. Sherry Appleton

Ginger and Jim Sommerhauser

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A Message from the Chair of the 23rd LD Democrats

I am honored to be re-elected Chair of the 23rd LD Democrats for the next 2 years, and it is my honor to serve the membership and Precinct Committee Officers to further the mission of our organization to elect good Democrats to office. This is not a job that is done alone, but rather is a team of dedicated volunteers that roll up their sleeves, dive in and get the job done.
We welcome your involvement as well.  Take a look around the site, as the content and news items will change with regularity. Please feel free to sign up for the 23rd LD General News email list.  This email list is the 23rd LD Democrats most used method of communicating with the public. To sign up, just email: and provide your full name, email address, and zip code.
All the best,

Mary Bryant, Chair



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