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, May 9

“Making Retirement Security Real for Everyone”

Wednesday, May 23

“Recruiting and Training Democratic Women to Run for Office” with Karen Besserman, executive director of Emerge Washington

Wednesday, June 13

On the 2018 elections with Ron Dotzauer, co-founder and chief executive officer of Strategies 360 and renowned political campaign consultant

Wednesday, June 27

Primary endorsement proceedings led by MDC Vice President Jack Whisner

Wednesday, July 11

“Initiative 940 and Police Use of Deadly Force: The Inside Story of How Police and the Community Finally Came Together” with Representative Roger Goodman, chair of house committee on public safety and MDC member

Wednesday, August 22

“Housing in Seattle: Will the Grand Bargain Actually Produce More Affordable Housing?” with Roger Valdez, director of Seattle For Growth, and Sarajane Siegfriedt, a 25-year low-income housing advocate and MDC member

Wednesday, September 12

Bruce Chapman on the census

Wednesday, September 26

General endorsement proceedings led by MDC Vice President Jack Whisner

Wednesday, October 24

Economist David Korten


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 9

MDC soiree featuring a discussion on “Climate Change: US and China” with environmental lawyer and visiting scholar Phil Boxell, director of UW’s Asian Law Center Dr Dongsheng Zang, and co-director of UW’s Center for Health and the Global Environment Dr Jeremy Hess at the home of MDC lifetime honored member Kay Bullitt.

Sunday, June 10

The MDC’s annual A Chautauqua Afternoon, where we’ll hear from candidates for elected public office.

Tuesday, August 7

Pete Holmes’s progressive election night party. Details to come.

Sunday, December 9

The MDC’s annual winter holiday party. Details to come.