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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Chase and Ryu Nominated by 32nd District Dems


The 32nd Leg District Democrats held their nominating convention Wednesday night. Since the retirement announcement of Senator Darlene Fairley, this process was required to select nominees for her senate seat and for the Position #1 Legislative office, because Maralyn Chase is seeking Fairley's seat.

The room was full at the American Legion Hall.  The Precinct Committee Officers from all over the district voted overwhelmingly for Rep Chase and former Shoreline Mayor Ryu.  There were no other names put forward as nominees, but Shoreline Councilmember Doris McConnell sent a note which was read to the assembled group. Clmbr McConnell stated that she was not able to attend due to another meeting, and was still considering running for the Position #1 Legislative seat that Ryu is now nominated for.

Chase will be holding her Kick-off party on
   Wednesday, May 26th at the Masonic Lodge on N 185th and Linden in Shoreline.
Ryu will hold her Kick-off party Campaign Kick-Off Dinner 
   6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2010, United Presbyterian Gym   8506 240th St SW Edmonds, WA 

The general election will be held in November. If necesssary, a Primary Election will be held in August.

The 32nd Legislative District covers Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Kenmore, Woodway, portions of Kirkland and Edmonds, and portions of unincorporated King County and Snohomish County.

The Distict PCO's and membership also passed two resolutions as follows:
• Resolution Urging Repeal of Centralia Power Plant Tax Exemption
• Resolution Opposing Arizona SB 1070 (This is the State Senate Bill which allows police to stop anyone on suspicion of immigration status)

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