We're supporting two incumbents in Virginia this year. We helped flip VA blue in '19, but that can backslide if we don't hold that line.
Joshua Cole won his house race in ’19 but needs to keep that seat.
Lashrecse Aird also needs help keeping her seat, which she’s held since ’16.
Trivia night on the last Thursday of each month. Suggested donation of $10. It's a blast. Get some friends and sign up here.
Phonebanking - This year we'll be calling *most* Saturdays instead of all Saturdays. Please jois us to call voters in VA. If you're new, we'll totally support you and get you comfortable with the tools and process. If you're a returning caller, we now have faster tools to use to make calls and we'll go over them with you all.
Postcarding is coming soon. Check back for links or keep an eye on our Mobilize page.
Where do I start!? We could really use some help doing things like posting to social media, keeping this web page up to date, helping out in the background during Trivia night, and doing some database type work to keep our email list up to date. If you're interested in doing any of this, or if you can think of other ways you want to help, please email email@example.com.
Puget Sound Sister District volunteers work with campaigns to help with fundraising and phonebanking. If you got this far you probably already know that the Sister District Project is all about giving those of us in blue areas a chance to support great candidates for state elections across the US where our help can make a real difference.
We supported great candidates in 2020 for North Carolina's state houses.
Meet Ricky Hertado running for the house in district 63. Ricky won!
Beyond fighting to expand access to quality education, Ricky holds a number of community leadership positions in North Carolina. He serves on the steering committee for Alamance Achieves, an innovative education initiative in Alamance County, as well as the Board of Directors of the United Way of North Carolina. He is also ViceChair of the Board of Directors for NC Child, a statewide child advocacy organization, and is a Commissioner for MyFutureNC, a commission to advance college attainment and workforce development across North Carolina.
Meet Brian Farkas running for the house in district 9. Brian won!
Raised in Pitt County, Brian Farkas has the real-world skills necessary to hit the ground running on Day One as the next state representative in District 9. Brian received a B.A. in Political Science and a Minor in Economics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as a Master of Public Administration from the UNC School of Government in Chapel Hill.
Meet Frances Jackson running for the house in district 45 lost, but it was really, really close. For such a red district that's amazing.
Her education, professional experience, community service, and values make her the best candidate to represent the citizens of North Carolina’s House District 45. Frances is a dedicated Democrat committed to serving the best interests of her community.
In addition to all our volunteers, there's a smaller group who are District Captains. We meet regularly during campaign season to help coordinate activities, keep up with social media, and send weekly updates to the rest of our volunteers. Don't hesitate to contact your SDP Puget Sound District Captains if you have any questions or would like to become a District Captain!
Bridget Burns, a founding member of Sister District Puget Sound, was born, raised, and still lives in South Seattle. When not working to flip state legislative races BLUE across the country, she is working in early childhood education by day, walking Seward Park by early morning and spending time with friends and family by evening.
Roz Ray (Trivia Master!) is a writer and carpenter, born and raised in the Seattle area. While she's always been politically active, she never thought she would get into organizing, but here it is three years later, and she's still huffing and puffing about state legislative races in between fixing houses, writing weird stories, and watching re-runs of The Great British Baking Show.
Jilda Nettleton (Postcard Lead), born near Syracuse, NY, has been living on the west coast since 1990. She started out with Sister District while living in Pacifica, CA with the CA Peninsula chapter and is now happy to be volunteering with the Puget Sound chapter since 2018. Jilda is also involved with North Seattle Progressives, Wallingford Indivisible, League of Women Voters, Snohomish County as well as trying to find time to be a breast cancer advocate. When she's not busy "destroying the country with her leftist propaganda"; Jilda is either A) driving her children somewhere while listening to podcasts, B) staring at the fridge trying to decide what's for dinner, or C) attending to the demands of 4 cats.
Barb Elliott (Phonebank lead) lives near the Zoo and runs our welcome wagon, website, and phonebanks. When she’s not gardening (with a special love of BLUE flowers) she enjoys playing old-time music (it’s better than it sounds) and watching her husband cook lovely dinners.