Things to Do Now
GET INFORMED AND CONNECTED
Use our website--kootenaidemocrats.org--to stay abreast of Democratic happenings and to find links to more information. It's a great resource. Use our Contact Us form to tell us how you'd like to get more involved. Give our committee chair, Paula Neils, a call at 208-755-9590 any time if you'd like more information about Democrats in Kootenai County!
REGISTER FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS
Carry voter registration cards and absentee ballot request forms in your purse or pocket. Forms can be printed online from our website's Voting Info page or picked up at the Elections Office at 1808 N. 3rd Street in Coeur d’Alene. Ask those minimum wage workers you meet if they are registered to vote. If not, register them! You can check a persons registration status at idahovotes.gov.
BE A PRECINCT ORGANIZER
GET ACTIVE IN LOCAL ISSUES
Attend local governance and planning meetings such as city councils, county commissioners, Chamber of Commerce, service clubs, etc., to listen, bear witness, give input and get involved. Then, share what you learn with us.
DEFEND THE OPPRESSED
Wear a big safety pin on your collar or lapel to communicate that you are a "safe person" who will speak up and help if someone is being threatened. Try to be more aware of the people around you as you are shopping.
Make a donation to a charity or cause of your choice. Your dollars are needed now more than ever. Make a donation to the Kootenai County Democrat’s efforts to identify and register more Democrats in 2017.
CONTACT YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS
Get involved and hold your legislators accountable; respectfully and thoughtfully.
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CONTACT YOUR US CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION
Write a letter, compose an email or call the congressional hotline to respectfully let your Senators and Congressman know when you oppose or support their actions. Let them know that you are paying attention and that you will hold them accountable.
Crapo, Mike - (US Senate - ID)
239 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Risch, James E. - (US Senate - ID)
483 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Labrador, Raul - (US House - ID, 1st District)
1523 Longworth HOB, Washington, D.C. 20515
(202) 225 - 6611
JOIN THE INDIVISIBLE CAMPAIGN TO OPPOSE TRUMP
A cadre of former congressional staffers have composed a handbook and web hub that reveals best practices for making Congress listen. The purpose of this effort is to help democrats around the country to organize against the Trump Agenda.
Go to www.indivisibleguide.com to download the handbook, find a local group or start one.
Your Art Manley Award Nominations Are Due April 1.
How to Reach Us
Our office is located at 206 E Indiana, Ste 112D in Coeur d'Alene. It is open on a limited basis. The best way to contact us there is by email. However, if you wish to stop by the office, please call 763-3361 to confirm that someone will be available to assist you. If you would prefer to contact us by mail, our mailing address is P.O. Box 1297 Coeur d'Alene ID 83816.
You can find contact information for the Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee on our Groups page.