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Jefferson County Democrats


25th Annual Fish Feast!

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Jefferson County Fairgrounds

Erickson Building, 4907 Landes St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Doors open for Bar & Socializing 4 pm | Dinner at 5:30 pm | Speakers 6 pm


Your ticket purchase supports the important work we do year-round to ELECT DEMOCRATS! It’s also a great time to see friends – JOIN US!

ENJOY A GREAT PARTY! Sockeye salmon from Key City Fish, BBQ’d to perfection by chef extraordinaire Larry Dennison; shellfish from Taylor Shellfish; greens and veggies from local farms; rolls from Pane d’Amore and scrumptious cake. Enjoy wine from the Wine Seller or beer from Port Townsend Brewing Co. Before the feast, you can mingle with candidates in Campaign Alley.

HEAR FROM OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS! WA STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL BOB FERGUSON. As the state’s chief legal officer Bob is protecting the people of Washington.  He has filed 40 lawsuits against the Trump administration.  Of the 22 cases that have been heard in Court, Bob is undefeated (22-0). He successfully defeated Trump’s original travel ban, sued the biggest student loan service for predatory lending and secured the largest campaign finance penalty in U.S. history.

COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS HILARY FRANZ leads the WA State DNR with operations in every county. Hilary fights to protect our lands and waters and serves as head of Washington’s wildfire fighting force.  She is taking on our state’s biggest challenges–from wildfire to climate change–and delivering real results for the people of Washington.

Congressman Derek Kilmer
State Senator Kevin Van de Wege
State Rep. Mike Chapman
State Rep. Steve Tharinger
WA State Democrats Chair Tina Podlodowski
and other local Democratic elect-eds

Congressman Derek Kilmer has generously sponsored tickets for 20 Young Democrats to attend. Under 35? Contact Libby Wennstrom (360-301-9728) or Chelsea Pronovost (425-256-0626) to pre-register as our guest.

TICKETS are $60. Advance tickets can be purchased online HERE beginning July 25 or by mail to P. O. Box 85, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Tickets will also be available at the door (cash, check or credit card). Consider buying an extra to support a volunteer or someone who does not currently have the means to attend.

VOLUNTEERING & DISCOUNT TICKETS: We need volunteers to help at the Fish Feast! Twenty low-cost tickets will be available at our cost ($25) – first come, first serve. Contact Claire Roney at (360) 531-1177.


Before the feast is served, you can mingle with candidates, campaigns, and organizations in Campaign Alley, outside the Oscar Erickson Building. Campaigns and organizations who would like a table can get more information and register by contacting Bruce Cowan,


Democratic Presidential Debates Continue!

This year’s third Democratic primary debate will be hosted by ABC News in partnership with Univision and is scheduled for Sept. 12 and 13 in Houston. The venue for the debate will be Texas Southern University, a public historically black university, ABC News announced.

In order to qualify for the September and October debates, the DNC requires candidates to meet polling and grassroots funding thresholds.

The 10 candidates who have already qualified are: former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.; Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey; Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.; the former housing secretary Julián Castro; Senator Kamala Harris of California; Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota; former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas; Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont; Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts; and the entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

Welcome to Jefferson County Democrats!

Washington State

Dedicated to implementing Democratic Party platforms through candidates and legislation.

We are a living organization with platforms and policies that are shaped by members.

Our membership meets once a month, typically early in the last week of the month. You can review meeting minutes here. In between, members are volunteering and working independently or in committees to accomplish our goals.

If you haven’t already, we hope you will join us today!

To identify/contact your Precinct Committee Officer (PCO)  – click here!



(NO General Membership Meeting in August)
Aug. 25 – 25th ANNUAL FISH FEAST!
Aug. 29 Central Committee Meeting – JCD
Aug. 31 Fun with Dems: Leaf Casting!


See our calendar for details at


  • Jefferson County PUD Commissioners meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5pm at the new Jefferson Transit Authority at 63 Four Corners Rd.
  • Jefferson County Planning Commissioners meet 5:30 p.m. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month Tri-Area Community Center 10 W Valley Road Chimacum, WA 98325.
  • Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meets Monday mornings at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Port Townsend.
  • Port Townsend Port Commissioners meet the 2nd Wednesday at a public workshop meeting (location varies) & the 4th Wednesday a regular business meeting, 5:30 pm at the Port Commission Bldg.
  • Port Townsend City Council meets the first and third Mondays 6:30 p.m. in the second floor Council Chambers of Historic City Hall, 540 Water Street, Port Townsend.

FYI: Cybersecurity Resources

Cybersecurity Resources

Foreign interference in US elections is explained by the DHS Countering Foreign Interference Task Force (National Risk Management Center).  The poster above, “The War on Pineapple; understanding foreign interference in 5 easy steps,” is available for download.

Posted on August 4, 2019 | Comments Off on FYI: Cybersecurity Resources