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2020 Caucuses and Conventions

Where did those four years go? See below for the schedule of Caucuses and Conventions in King County. Register for your Legislative District caucus HERE. We have temporarily postponed the next 12 District Caucuses due to health and safety concerns related to the Coronavirus. Please be on the look out for future updates! ________________________________________________________________________ POSTPONED […]

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2020: Bad Bills from the Legislature

Low Carbon Fuel Standard (HB1110 / SB5412) was defeated last year, yet the Democrats in the legislature think we want to increase our gas taxes with a costly and inefficient method of reducing carbon emissions. This increase in our gas taxes would not go toward supporting road projects. The end result would reduce our economy […]

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AM1590 The Answer’s Vision 2020

An evening of lively discussion about the future of our great country. Larry Elder has a take-no-prisoners style, using such old-fashioned things as evidence and logic. Larry shines the bright light of reasoned analysis on many of the myths and hypocrisies apparent in our system of government, our society, and the media itself. He slays dragons […]

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Seattle’s Green New Deal

The Seattle City Council recently passed a new resolution to adopt a city-wide “Green New Deal.” If you thought that Seattle was loony already, this newest resolution should take the cake for being their craziest resolution yet.  First, let’s look at this as if it were actually a plan to help save our environment. This […]

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Who NOT To Vote For In 2019

The King County Democrats went and did us a favor recently! They released a large list of non-partisan candidates who are Democrat endorsed in 2019. Lucky for us, we know who NOT to vote for in this election. See the list of Democrat primary endorsements below: King County Council, District 2:  Girmay Zahilay King County Council, […]

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King County Elections Observer Training

King County Elections is holding observer training for citizens who are interested in making sure our democracy in King County is safe and secure. If you are interested in joining your fellow Republicans at the next observer training, please contact us at [email protected]   Election Observer Training Times: Session 1: Tuesday, July 16, 1:30 p.m. […]

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Summer 2019 Referendums and Initiatives

These are the PDFs of the Summer 2019 Referendums and Initiatives that Republicans across King County are supporting. If you are planning on printing them out yourself or taking them to the print shop for your group, please follow the rules below: Must be printed double sided on 11 x 17 size paper. The paper […]

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Welcome to the Sanctuary State Trifecta, Washington!

Governor Jay Inslee recently signed the law making Washington a team player in the sanctuary state trifecta, also known as the left coast. This occurred only a few weeks after a Kittitas County Sheriff was gunned down by an illegal immigrant right here in our state. The callousness of enacting this law so soon after […]

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VETO THE TAXES!

From KCGOP Chair Cynthia Cole: Are we ready to create a public outcry over the Legislature’s hastily passed 2 billion dollars in new and increased taxes? What happened in March of 2018 after a week of public outcry over a controversial public-records bill hurriedly approved by the State Legislature?  The Governor took account of the […]

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Are You Fracking Kidding Me?

The Washington State Legislature is currently in the process of trying to ban both the exploratory and actual drilling components of fracking. SB 5145 has passed the Senate and is on its way to the floor of the House. Thank God, because fracking is bad, right? While that may still be up for debate, it […]

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Three Strikes and You’re Out!

There is a new push led by State Senator Jeannie Darneille (D-Tacoma), to overturn Washington’s “Three Strikes” law. In 1993, the voters of this state approved the Three Strikes initiative by 76%.  Since then, it has kept repeat violent criminals off the street and deterred many others from becoming repeat offenders. The original bill produced […]

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A Capital Gains Tax IS An Income Tax

With the new configuration of the House and Senate in the State of Washington, comes a new wave of detrimental partisan bills that the Democrats could only get through with a majority like this one. This new wave began with House Bill 1172: “An act relating to…enacting a capital gains tax…” Now, the bill reads […]

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Durkan Does It Again

Whether it be trying to de-incentivize hiring within Seattle with her “Employee Head Tax,” handling the homeless problem, or delivering her promise of building “1,000 tiny homes” (of which she has only completed 97), Seattle’s Liberal Mayor Jenny Durkan can’t seem to do anything right. While she has repeatedly bashed President Trump and continues to […]

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$30 Car Tabs Closer to Appearing on the Ballot

Are you tired of paying hundreds of dollars for your car-tabs? You’re not alone. Earlier this week, 286,003 signatures were submitted by Tim Eyman for Initiative 976, which would reduce car-tab fees to $30 and get rid of the Sound Transit motor vehicle excise tax. The measure needs 259,622 valid signatures to qualify, and more […]

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Will State Income Tax Fund Illegal Teacher Strikes?

With summer coming to a close and the new school year right around the corner, many students and parents are busy getting ready for the new year to begin. While families focus on back to school shopping and coordinating schedules to prepare for school, many teachers are going on strike, putting a wrench in these […]

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KCGOP 2018 General Election Endorsements

Below are candidates endorsed by the King County Republican Party for the General Election taking place on Tuesday November 6th, 2018. Ballots were mailed on October 17th and will begin arriving in mailboxes soon after. Ballots must be postmarked by November 6th or in a ballot drop box by 8pm on November 6th to be […]

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Help Wanted!

Now hiring temporary employees… one week only, no experience needed! The King County Republican Party is now hiring temporary field workers to help with our Get Out the Vote efforts. Positions start on October 13th and will go through October 18th.  Pay is $20.00 per hour.   We are in need of 80 people for this […]

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Hear from Alek Skarlatos at the 2018 Liberty Dinner & Auction!

Join the King County Republican Party for our 2018 Liberty Dinner & Auction on the evening of Thursday, November 1st at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency. Our keynote speaker you may know from The 15:17 to Paris, Alek Skarlatos, received worldwide attention by helping stop a gunman on a Paris Bound Train in 2015. His heroic […]

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Governor Inslee Continues Quest for Gas Tax

Earlier this week, while the air quality across King County was extremely unhealthy due to wildfires in Canada, Governor Jay Inslee used the opportunity to grandstand and promote a gas tax (Initiative 1631). The Governor’s alter ego, “Captain Planet,” has been pushing a gas tax for years, and the idea has failed to pass in both […]

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Federal Way Light Rail Project $460 Million Over Budget

Last month, The News Tribune reported that the Federal way light rail project is $460 million over budget, adding up to a total projected cost of more than $2.5 billion. This news comes just one year after it was announced that the Lynnwood light rail station was $500 million over budget and would be completed […]

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Cast Your Ballot Before the August 7th Deadline!

The deadline to cast your ballot for the 2018 primary election is less than a week away and closing in quickly. Be sure to submit your ballot by Tuesday, August 7th, by placing it in an official ballot drop box or mailing it in. For a list of official ballot drop box locations, click here. This […]

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Vote in the Primary Election!

The 2018 primary election is in full swing and the deadline to submit your ballot is closing quickly. Be sure to submit your ballot by Tuesday, August 7th, by placing it in an official ballot drop box or mailing it in. For a list of official ballot drop box locations, click here. This election has […]

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KCGOP 2018 Primary Election Endorsements

Below are candidates endorsed by the King County Republican Party for the primary election taking place on Tuesday August 7th, 2018. Ballots were mailed on July 18th and will begin arriving in mailboxes soon after. Ballots must be postmarked by August 7th or in a ballot drop box by 8pm on August 7th to be […]

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Initiative That Would Prevent Soda Taxes Gains Momentum

Back in March, a statewide initiative that would ban cities and counties in Washington from placing taxes on soda and other sugary drinks was proposed and the idea quickly started to build momentum.  The original announcement of this plan to prevent local governments from imposing these kinds of taxes came just a few months after […]

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Now Hiring!

Now hiring… no experience needed! The King County Republican Party and Republican campaigns across King County are seeking independent, motivated, and personable applicants for campaign activities for the 2018 Election. The KCGOP is acting as a clearinghouse for campaigns at all levels. No prior campaign experience is required. Paid positions are available starting immediately! If […]

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Three Big Wins in the Supreme Court

This week has been an amazing week for conservatives with a number of very significant victories at the United States Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of pro-life crisis pregnancy centers, upheld the travel ban, and ruled against powerful unions. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law that […]

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Republicans Work Towards Immigration Reform While Democrats Grandstand

Earlier today, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he will be filing his 24th lawsuit against President Trump, this time over family separation at the border. This lawsuit comes just one day after President Trump signed an executive order that will address separation of children from their parents as the United States Government deals with […]

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