Candidates and Issues

Do you want to get involved? You can with the issues and candidates we cover here – bills in committee, and before the State House and Senate, local measures, votes coming up in the 3 Commissioner Districts in Kitsap County, initiatives in Washington state, and issues that affect our Legislative Districts (23rd, 26th, and 35th). 

Did we miss something? Let us know or, better yet, write up something and get it to us so we can get the word out to everyone!

Why Every Vote Matters–Why You Should Vote

Over and over again I have heard voters ask why they should bother turning in their ballot. They think their vote doesn’t count. They don’t believe every vote matters. Below are some modern-day examples from our area of why your vote does matter. Why every vote counts. Why you should always turn in your ballot.
Read More

2021 General Election Recommendations

Dear Voter, Off-year elections (e.g. odd numbered years) are often ignored by voters. These ballots are filled with mostly non-partisan positions, which makes it more difficult to know how to vote. These races, however, are important and the experience gained by candidates and elected officials filling these positions often leads to higher office. The people
Read More

2021 Redistricting Resources

Update 11/2/2021 – Kitsap County Commissioner District maps are out! Please note there is a SEPARATE process for commenting on Kitsap County Commissioner District maps or commenting on Congressional and Legislative District maps. These are two totally separate processes by two totally different groups. Update 10/27/2021 – New Legislative District maps are out by the
Read More

COVID Vaccine Mandate in Kitsap County Resources

The information below is provided as a resource for those who wish to learn more about validity of vaccine mandates which are being proposed by the Kitsap Public Health Board and some of the arguments against them. Many of these points apply to other counties or states. The authors have done their best to only
Read More

Potential Vote on Vaccine Mandates in Kitsap County Scheduled for 10/5/2021

Last Tuesday the Kitsap Public Health Board received a record number of comments on the proposed vaccine mandates in Kitsap County during a special meeting. They have now scheduled follow-up action for next Tuesday with a potential vote on vaccine mandates. We need to keep letting them know how we feel about this proposal! In
Read More

Kitsap County Electronic Notification System Link

Get email or text updates for the Kitsap County topics you care about. Enter your contact information to sign up for updates or to access your subscriber preferences. Select inclement weather and emergency alerts, the road report, recycling and garbage news, and more. Sign-up for Emergency Alerts here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/WAKITSAP/subscriber/new When you enter your email and verify it,
Read More

2021 Primary Election Recommendations

Dear Voter, Off-year elections (e.g. odd numbered years) are often ignored by voters. These ballots are filled with mostly non-partisan positions, which makes it more difficult to know how to vote. These races, however, are important and the experience gained by candidates and elected officials filling these positions often leads to higher office. The people
Read More

HOMELESS | A Conservative Solutions Forum

Join us on Wednesday, April 28 at 6:00 p.m. for an online event hosted by the I-5 Corridor Coalition to discuss conservative solutions to homelessness. Panelists include: WA State Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, 19th LD John Nehring, Mayor of Marysville Frank Morrison, Director of Community House in Longview Arne Mortensen, Cowlitz County Commissioner REGISTER HERE
Read More

Ballot Monitor Resources

If you are interested in being a ballot monitor in Kitsap County, below are some resources to help you. Many thanks to Vinton Linard, Chuck DeCosta, and the others who did extensive research in order to produce this guide. Guide for Monitoring the Balloting Operation Ballot Monitor Guide Ballot Counting Process Summary Last updated 11/6/2021
Read More

KCRP Voting Guide – 2020 General Election

KCRP Voting Guide – 2020 General Election The Kitsap County Republican Party is dedicated to preserving a republican form of government which acknowledges individual persons have rights that are prior to and superior to all human legislation. We certify candidates as Republican if they understand that individual rights are not up for a vote. We
Read More

“We’re in this together” — A message from KCRP-endorsed candidate Alisha Beeler

Hi Friends, I wanted to let you know, that during this difficult time if you find yourself needing something and cannot get out to get it, we have people on standby that can help you out. Together we can get through this. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Alisha Beeler campaign
Read More

Kitsap County Republicans Endorse Challenger Alisha Beeler over Incumbent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kitsap County Republicans Endorse Challenger Alisha Beeler over Incumbent Port Orchard, Washington – March 9, 2020 – Kitsap County’s Republican Party has offered an early endorsement of Alisha Beeler’s campaign for the 26th Legislative District State Representative race following a censure by the county party of incumbent Michelle Caldier. Beeler, the current
Read More