Grassroots Campaign School

You won’t want to miss this. the Washington State Republican Party will be hosting a Grassroots Campaign School. Even if you’re not a PCO, and maybe not planning to run for office, this half-day class will help you learn how to win elections. That’s what political parties are supposed to do! Win elections.

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URGENT!! Ecology Issues New Well Rule; Public Meetings Scheduled!

Whatcom Republicans have learned in an email from the Whatcom County Association of Realtors, that the Department of Ecology has scheduled three public meetings to discuss their proposed rules for Whatcom County. These are not formal hearings and the comments will not be recorded as part of an official record. The Meeting dates, times and …

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Update on the November 6th Election Recount Process

The Whatcom Republicans want to extend our thanks to all the volunteers who have stepped forward to participate in the 2018 election season.  As a mandatory “hand recount” was required due to leads less than .25% in the State Senator and Representative races, our volunteers have remained a powerful force beyond the November 6th election …

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Whatcom EMS Levy

Whatcom County voters will find Proposition No. 1, or “The EMS Levy” on the ballot in November. This is an additional property tax of $0.295 per thousand dollars of assessed value. In other words, if you have property assessed at $600,000, you will pay approximately another $180 in taxes, each year for the next six …

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Initiative 732

Initiative 732 is a proposed carbon tax that would enact a steadily increasing, $25 to $100 fee on each metric ton of carbon emissions produced by Washington industries. Furthermore, I-732 is supposed to be “revenue-neutral,” meaning that other taxes within the state would be cut when this tax is implemented, resulting in neither an overall …

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