Local Elections Action Team
The Local Elections Team first organized in 2017 to evaluate, endorse,
and support candidates running for city council seats in Mount Vernon.
We organized a candidate forum, made endorsements, and facilitated our
members/supporters participation in canvassing, phone banking, yard
sign distribution, and GOTV efforts. All of our endorsed candidates were
elected as the result of our support.
Since then, the Local elections Team has activated for specific activities
and campaigns as needed. We supported the campaign of a Latina
candidate for the all white, all male Burlington-Edison School Board. That
campaign was unsuccessful, but diversifying this Board should be
We would like to develop this action team into a standing team that can
build the capacity to track local races of interest to our members/supporters,
take responsibility for our endorsement process, and recruit candidates to
run in local races. If you are interested in co-leading this group, or simply
participating as a regular member, please contact us at
info@IndivisibleSkagit.org. We provide training and ongoing support for
our team co-leads and active teams.