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Move to Amend local affiliates in Washington state, as well as Move to Amend National, are coalition partners in a group called "Fix Democracy First." 

Local Affiliates

Amendment Working Groups

Jefferson County Move to Amend

Port Townsend
Judy D'Amore
[email protected]
360-379-0370
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We The People Kitsap County

Seabeck
Toni Stefnik
Email Us
360-689-3794

After the success of Initiative 735 in getting the State of Washington on record as the 18th state calling for a Constitutional Amendment that would end decisions like Citizens United, WAmend (the Washington Coalition to Amend the Constitution) did not want to dissolve. Instead is was decided that the energies put into this movement would continue on, and WAmend has now merged with Fix Democracy First, which was a major coalition member and backer of I-735.

Fix Democracy First, formerly Washington Public Campaigns, decided to expand it's focus from public financing of elections, to include other issues related to achieving a true democratic system, such as supporting the Washington Voting Rights Act, automatic voter registration, alternative voting systems such as Ranked Choice Voting, and continuing the push for a 28th Amendment. The merge with WAmend has helped expand outreach throughout Washington as we continue our efforts both locally and statewide.

Click HERE to find out more about Fix Democracy First and how you can get involved with their statewide work!


Communities in Support

Alongside hundreds of thousands of individuals have signed our Motion to Amend petition, there have been over 700 communities and states that have passed public resolutions, ordinances, and ballot initiatives supporting the We the People Amendment. Below is a list of resolutions that were passed by elected political bodies (i.e. state legislatures, or county/city/town/village councils), residents who voted at Town Hall meetings, or by voters following organized campaigns by Move to Amend supporters in Washington.

Passing local resolutions in support of amending the constitution is a great way to educate the public and to send a strong signal to legislators that people care about these issues. Click here for information on how to organize a resolution campaign in your community!

Resolutions & Ordinances Passed

Anacortes City Council

Bellingham City Council 

Board of Island County Commissioners

Burien City Council

Coupeville Town Council

Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners

Kirkland City Council

La Conner Town Council

Langley City Council

Oak Harbor City Council

Olympia City Council

Port Townsend City Council

Seattle City Council 

Sequim City Council

Snohomish County Council 

Tacoma City Council

Walla Walla City Council

Ballot Initiatives Passed

Voters in Washington State have spoken: YES on Initiative Measure No. 735, calling for a 28th Amendment to the Constitution that would settle for once and for all that:

  • Constitutional rights belong only to individual people, NOT corporations;
  • Spending money is NOT free speech under the First Amendment;
  • Governments are empowered to regulate political contributions and expenditures to prevent undue influence; 
  • Political contributions and expenditures must be promptly disclosed to the public.

Click HERE for final text of Initiative 735.
(Click here and here for more information.)


Endorsing Organizations

More than 600 local, state, and national organizations have come forward to support the passage of the We the People Amendment. Below are the Washington-based organizations that formally call on our federal representatives to pass the We the People Amendment, and our local and state representatives to enact resolutions and legislation to advance this effort. 

If your organization, business, union, faith community, or local governmental organization would like to sign on as a supporter of this effort, click here to add your endorsement!

Eastern Washington Voters

Green Party of Washington State

Local 2020 - A Transition Town Initiative

MoveOn - Vancouver Washington Chapter

Occupy Port Townsend

Occupy Seattle's Get Money Out of Politics Workgroup

WAmend (now Fix Democracy First)

 


Washington's Congressional Delegation

U.S. SENATE

Senator:
Patty Murray
Patty Murray


Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
154 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2621
Fax: (202) 224-0238
Contact

Senator:
Maria Cantwell
Maria Cantwell


Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer:
NO


DC Office:
511 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3441
Fax: (202) 228-0514
Contact

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

1st District:
Suzan DelBene

Cosponsor: YES
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
2330 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6311
Fax: (202) 226-1606
Contact

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2nd District:
Rick Larsen

Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
2113 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2605
Fax: (202) 225-4420
Contact

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3rd District:

Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
2352 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3536
Fax: (202) 225-3478
Contact

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4th District:

Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
1414 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5816
Fax: (202) 225-3251
Contact

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5th District:

Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
1035 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2006
Fax: (202) 225-3392
Contact

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6th District:

Cosponsor: YES
Pledge Signer: YES


DC Office:
1410 Longworth House Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5916
Contact

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7th District:

LEAD SPONSOR
Pledge Signer: YES


DC Office:
1510 Longworth House Office Building
Washington. DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3106
Fax: (202) 225-6197
Contact

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8th District:

Cosponsor: YES
Pledge Signer: YES


DC Office:
1123 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-7761
Contact

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9th District:

Cosponsor: YES
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
2264 Rayburn Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-8901
Contact

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10th District:

Cosponsor: NO
Pledge Signer: NO


DC Office:
1004 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-9740
Contact

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