April 15, 2016 Letter to Whatcom County Districting Committee, Subject: Political Packing/ Dylan Richardson

dylan's testimony

Dylan Richardson testifying at the Public Hearing for the Whatcom County Districting Final Map Proposal on April 13, 2016, in the Whatcom County Council Chambers

Sent to the Whatcom County Districting Committee
April 15, 2016, by Dylan Richardson

Subject: Political Packing

Hello, members of the districting committee, and districting master,

My name is Dylan Richardson, and I live in precinct 181. I testified at the districting committee’s public hearing on April 13th regarding political packing. This topic has been brought up several times, and I would like to further comment, especially to the Districting Master, Dr. Ypma, in the event that any amendments are submitted to him with this as a justification. I appreciate you all hearing me out last Wednesday evening, and I won’t repeat the entirety of my comments, but I will summarize my testimony.

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Motivation for people to attend April 13 (at 6:00pm) Public Hearing, Whatcom Districting Committee map / Facebook post, SJ Robson

Whatcom dems districting hearing

Whatcom Democrats email flier

7 hrs  April 10, 2016  Sandy Robson  ACTION

Here’s some motivation for people to attend the April 13 (at 6:00pm) Public Hearing for the Whatcom Districting Committee map, and weigh-in to the committee on the new proposed 5-District map. [Here is a link to the agenda for the hearing and copies of the maps being considered: http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/17324 . The hearing is being held at Whatcom County Council Chambers, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham] Continue reading

Formal investigation launched by PDC regarding complaints on Clear Ballot Choices (Pacific International Teminals LLC)/ Facebook post, Sj Robson

PDC investigation CBC redacted1 hr December 24, 2015  Sandy Robson

Just sharing the news of the letter I received from the WA state Public Disclosure Committee with the news that they will be conducting a formal investigation of the complaints against Clear Ballot Choices (Pacific International Terminals LLC); one filed by myself on Nov. 16, and one filed on Oct. 30 by Alex Ramel. The letter is shown in the attached photo. Continue reading

PDC findings released on Jail Mailer complaints / Noisy Waters Northwest

pdc finding mailer.jpegNovember 30, 2015  Dena Jensen

Findings have been released by the Public Disclosure Commission on the investigation into the “Whatcom County Community Report” (otherwise known as the Jail Mailer) that was sent out during the height of the 2015 Whatcom County election. County Executive Jack Louws and jail project consultant, DLR Group worked together with others on the mailer. Continue reading