Together, we must inspire Whatcom County voters to take ownership of our local politics. 

Engage deeply in this year’s local elections. Learn the key issues, attend the forums, and champion the new 5 Fair & Equal Districts.
  1. Share. Share our emails and spread the word. Help your friends and family register to vote before October 9th at myvote.wa.gov

  2. Engage. Volunteer to canvass or phonebank during our Get Out the Vote campaign. Contact GOTV@re-sources.org to sign up, or call (360) 733-8307 ext. 208.

  3. Support. Help fund our Voter Registration and Civic Engagement project, and stay up to date on actions.

We can create the future we want to see here at home, and have widespread impacts. Reckless federal actions don’t have to dictate our future. 




Whatcom County will vote in 5 FAIR & EQUAL Districts for the first time this November. 

Help voters learn how to use the new district-only voting system: we vote for .two At Large seats, and for one council member that represents our district. Find out who represents you at myvote.wa.gov.

County Council seats up for election this November:

  • District 1: Central and South Bellingham
  • District 2: North Bellingham
  • District 3: Deming, Kendall, Acme, Sudden Valley, Lk Whatcom, Lk Samish, Chuckanut
  • At Large (Position A): All Whatcom voters

What do they do? Whatcom County Council members have the authority to:

  • Keep our drinking water sources clean and safe;
  • Preserve parks and green spaces;
  • Protect beaches, ​rivers, and lakes from development​ and pollution;
  • ​Coordinate water supply for future growth;
  • ​​Prevent urban sprawl and safeguard against unwise land development.

Find out who represents you at myvote.wa.gov.



Get involved

Want to get involved in our Get Out the Vote campaign? Contact RE Sources for Sustainable Communities at GOTV@re-sources.org or (360) 733-8307 ext. 208.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, RE Sources does not directly or indirectly influence any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public office.