King County in Washington State has about one third of Washington State voters, is strongly Democratic and has typically provides the margin of difference in many state wide races for Democrats. Every two years State, County and Legislative District Democratic organizations reorganize and elect new officers. On Saturday Dec. 6th, 2014 some 840 precinct committees officers elected in the August 2014 Primary are eligible to meet and vote to elect a new Chair for the King County Democrats.
This year there are 3 candidates running for Chair of the King County Democrats – Rich Erwin, Omaha Sternberg and Betsy Walker.
Rich Erwin is a former Chair and Vice-Chair of the 41st LD Democrats, Omaha Sternberg is the current Chair of the 33rd LD Democrats, and Betsy Walker is the current Chair of the King County Young Democrats.
Here is the contact information to learn more about these candidates:
website Rich Erwin for KCDCC Chair
facebook Rich Erwin for KCDCC Chair
website Omaha Sternberg – Chair for King County Democrats
facebook Omaha for Chair
website Betsy Walker for King County Democratic Chair
facebook Betsy Walker for KCDCC Chair
The 46th LD Democrats on Nov 20th held a forum for the Chair candidates. You can watch the video here:
The reorganization meeting will be held on Dec 6th, 2014, with sign in starting at 8:30 AM and the meeting starting at 9 AM. The meeting will be held at the Aerospace Machinists Union Hall at 9125 15th Pl S in South Seattle. Also to be elected at this meeting are four Vice Chairs, a Secretary, a Treasurer and a male and female Committee member to represent King County on the Washington State Democratic Central Committee.