The Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle promotes good government through educational programming, social discourse, and support for progressive public policy, candidates, and campaigns.

Unless otherwise noted, our meetings take place the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from noon to 1:30 pm, at: Plaza 600 Building, 600 Stewart Street, Suite 205, Seattle.


Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, September 26

General endorsement proceedings led by MDC Vice President Jack Whisner. Plus a pre-legislative discussion led by Representative Gael Tarleton, a member of the MDC.

Wednesday, October 10

Healthcare for all; Challenges and Opportunities.

Bob Crittenden, executive in residence at the Seattle innovation hub Cambia Grove, served as Governor Jay Inslee’s special assistant for health reform and senior policy advisor on healthcare, 2013 -2018. He was founding executive director of the Herndon Alliance, a coalition of over 200 organizations nationally doing communications for passage and preservation of the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, October 24

The Role of Politics in a Time of Transformation.

David Korten, former professor at Harvard Business School, is an author, activist, engaged citizen, critic of corporate globalization, and student of psychology and behavioral systems.

Wednesday, November 14

Update on Seattle Public Schools

Seattle School Board member Jill Geary

Wednesday, December 12

Planning for 2018.


Upcoming Events

Monday, October 15 – Fundraiser for Lisa Brown for Congress, 5th CD

5 – 6 pm; the Magnolia Room at the Columbia Tower.

Sunday, December 9 – Annual Holiday Party

The MDC’s annual winter holiday party. 5:30 – 7:30 at the home of Maryanne Tagney Jones and David Jones. All are welcome.