Posts By: Andrew Villeneuve

Don’t complain — be the change

Every time a Sanders supporter shares content from The Observer or gripes about last year’s primaries, a pair of Republican operatives clink mugs somewhere. I was a proud national delegate for Bernie in 2016. But it’s 2017 now. We’re facing a new reality, and we can’t effectively respond by whining. Whining is simply not one… Read more »

2016 Democratic National Convention

A high honor and a distinct privilege

Yesterday, for the third consecutive presidential election cycle, I participated in the 1st Congressional District Democratic caucus, where I was chosen as one of five delegates for Bernie Sanders to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. I consider this a great honor and as well as an important responsibility, and I am very grateful to my… Read more »

Effective Democrats begins…

Today marks the beginning of Effective Democrats, a campaign to improve Democratic Party governance within the Pacific Northwest and especially Washington State. ED is an effort to help Democratic organizations at all levels – legislative, county, and state in particular – identify best practices for accomplishing the party’s business, and then implement those best practices…. Read more »