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Sue Hildreth Candidate Questionnaire

What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? Organizing experience: Following on anti-racism efforts in my Minneapolis high school, my political organizing began with door-to-door canvassing in South Dakota for anti-war candidate George McGovern in 1972. Spanning decades on two coasts, the… Read more »

Chris Natale Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: Internal Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? My first organizing experience was founding and acting as a regular facilitator for a Get Money Out of Politics affinity group during the Occupy Wall Street protests. My politics have… Read more »

Hannah Atkinson Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: Secretary What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? Like many, I joined DSA after the 2016 election, realizing that it wasn’t enough to just hope for a better future. For close to two years now, I have co-organized the… Read more »

Douglas Joerss Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: External Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? For much of 2018, I have been working on the Seattle DSA Medicare for All Campaign. This effort has primarily been focused on canvassing and connecting with people through our… Read more »

Mel Amaral Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: External Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? Like many of us in DSA, I had my first experience with organizing as a local delegate for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential primary. After joining SDSA, I became… Read more »

Joanna Magner Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: Internal Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? I have been a Seattle DSA member since January 2017. During the past 2 years, I have served as a delegate to the 2017 DSA National Convention, as a member… Read more »

Andrej Markovčič Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: At-Large Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? Since the summer of 2016 I have had the opportunity to contribute on both the local, regional, and national level of DSA. Prior to the chapter’s founding I was a… Read more »

Collin Pucher Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: At-Large Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? I was vice chair of Seattle DSA’s activism committee from mid-2017 through February 2018. From March through November of 2017, I was an intern on Jon Grant’s campaign for city… Read more »

Caitlin Lee Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: Treasurer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? I began my organizing experience in college as a member of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and began acting as a delegate for the 1st Congressional District, which was represented by… Read more »

Roy Zuñiga Candidate Questionnaire

Nominated For: At-Large Organizer What is your organizing experience? What is your plan for growing power in 2019 should you be elected to your position? During 2018 I was appointed to the Internal Organizing committee and later became active with the Communications WG to ensure chapter communications go out in a timely manner, and source… Read more »