Making Democracy Work

Advocacy & Volunteer Activities

the community needs everyone to participate to be a strong, safe, fair and vibrant place to live

Volunteer at our Election Forums

League Members are encouraged to volunteer at our Election & Candidate Forums.

If you can spare a couple hours, please contact Georgia MacGregor at

Jobs include, but are not limited to: greeting, ushering, question gathering, timing, question review, and moderating.

Voter Registration

Registering Voters is a great community service and it's fun! If you are interested in helping with this, please contact Carole at

Election Observing

Please contact for more information.

Watchers for City & County Councils, and the Port of Bellingham

If you are interested in volunteering to observe the City Council or County Council, or the Port of Bellingham meetings on behalf of League please contact

Port of Bellingham Commissioners meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 3 PM in the Harbor Center Bldg Conference room. 1801 Roeder Ave.

For information on County Council meetings, Please click here

For information on City Council meetings, Please click here

For information on Port Commission Meetings, Please Click Here

Citizen's Election Advisory Committee (CEAC)

This committee was formed for the community to have input into our elections process here locally in Whatcom County. The League has a seat at the table, and if you are interested in this process, please contact

Whatcom Fair Voting

Mission Statement:

Whatcom Fair Voting (WFV) is a non-partisan grassroots group of citizens working to promote the integrity of the electoral process by:

  • researching improvements
  • encouraging full citizen participation
  • informing the public and elected officials on voting issues
  • supporting safeguards to ensure voting accuracy and
  • accountability
  • monitoring elections legislation

Meetings: WFV meets monthly at a time selected as convenient by the people who are actively involved. Any local person is welcome who agrees to respect our meeting rules, to be non-partisan and respectful, and to support our Mission Statement.

To find out more please contact

Minutes from the October meeting

Computer Skills Needed

If you have a little time and would be interested in volunteering your computer talents with the league, we can use you! Interested? please contact Tanya Baumgart at for more information.