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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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Seattle City Council Repeals Jobs Tax

Last month, the Seattle City Council approved a tax on jobs that would charge the city’s 600 largest companies $275 per employee. Immediately after this tax was passed, Seattle residents made sure their voices were heard loud and clear: a jobs tax would hurt Seattle. Also immediately following the vote, a referendum called No Tax […]

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Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Sound Transit

Are you tired of paying hundreds of dollars for your car-tabs? You’re not alone. Earlier this week, seven Puget Sound area residents filed a class-action lawsuit against Sound Transit, claiming the transit organization has “unconstitutionally collected car-tab taxes.” Sound Transit uses a vehicle valuation system that is extremely outdated and has lead to skyrocketing car-tab […]

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2018 Campaign Opportunities

Are you looking for a job in politics? 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. If you are interested in a position, please email your […]

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Become a Republican Precinct Committee Officer Today!

Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) are the official representative of the Republican Party in a precinct and the foundation of the Party. Becoming a PCO is a great way to get involved in Republican politics, get to know other Republicans in your District and across King County, and most importantly to help elect candidates you support […]

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End of the Week Social Media Recap

Here is an end of the week recap so that you can stay up to date on what our office is paying attention to:  On Thursday, we posted a blog on becoming a PCO that can be found here. Here are our popular posts on Facebook and Twitter from this week: After 14 years, I’ve had it. […]

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SDOT Misleads Voters yet Again

Earlier this week, The Seattle Times reported that the Move Seattle levy, a $930 million transportation levy originally passed in 2015, is “falling behind on project promises.” When the levy was initially approved, it was intended to add bike lanes and bus lanes, repave roads, and complete other transportation projects in Seattle. However, just a […]

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Time is Running Out, Register for the Lincoln Day Dinner Today!

Do you want to celebrate the Republican Party and hear the good news on what is in store for Republicans in 2018? Join the King County Republican Party for our annual Lincoln Day Dinner this Saturday, April 21st at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue at 6pm. The KCGOP is pleased to have nationally renowned political analyst […]

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Hear from Scott Rasmussen at the 2018 KCGOP Lincoln Day Dinner

“The media created a false narrative about the 2016 presidential campaign, and most polling reinforced it. Our polling showed that issues, not the media-fed controversies, would ultimately decide the election.” Rasmussen Reports Scott Rasmussen was straight on in the 2016 Presidential Election, and is known as one of the most respected pollsters in the industry. […]

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