32nd Annual Eastside Democratic Dinner

The Eastside Democrats invite you to join us for our 32nd Annual Eastside Dinner!
Enjoy Mediterranean-inspired fare from Amato Catering at the beautiful Möbius Hall on Bothell’s Cascadia College campus, Saturday, September 22. The event will feature special guest speakers, a VIP social hour with candidates and elected officials, and an auction featuring a stay at Tuscan villa. Roger Goodman (D) will be the MC for the evening and Sha Na Na will keep us seriously entertained.

Tickets go fast—don’t miss this chance to help blue wave rise and grow Washington’s Democratic majority!


  • $75: VIP social hour (includes a glass of wine)
  • $130: Dinner—regular seating
  • $160: Dinner—special seating at a guest speaker table
  • $50: Stadium-style seating (does not include dinner)

Pricing per person.


  • 5:30 p.m.: VIP social hour with candidates
  • 6:30 p.m.: Check-in
  • 7:00 p.m.: Dinner


The night’s buffet will feature red wine-braised chicken, poached salmon, and ratatouille with polenta (GF, DF, vegetarian, and vegan). We’ll end the night with one more wave of handmade salted chocolate bark for dessert.

Featured wine selections:

  • Borga Borsao Monte Oton (Spanish Grenache) from Spain
  • Warr-King Winery (Cabernet Sauvignon) from Washington
  • Lafage Cote d’Est Rhone blend (Grenache Blanc, Chardonnay) from France

Catering provided by Amato Catering. Wine provided by Belle & Bottle. Dessert provided by Revolve Food & Wine.

One glass included with VIP social hour. Wine will be available for purchase.

Live Auction Highlights

Special Guests & Speakers


  • Senator Maria Cantwell (D) (if Senate business will allow)
  • Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01)
  • Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA-09)
  • State Senator Manka Dhingra (D-LD45)
  • State Senator Patty Kuderer (D-LD48)
  • King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci
  • State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski
  • 8th CD candidate Dr. Kim Schrier (D)
  • 5th LD candidate Bill Ramos (D)
  • 5th LD candidate Lisa Callan (D)
  • 41st LD candidate My-Linh Thai (D)
  • Jon Bauman of Senior Votes Count


  • Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib (D)

Table Captains

Indicate which table captains you’d like to share your evening with. 10 seats per table; seating assignments depend on availability. 

  • Ken Albinger
  • Dave Asher
  • Karol Brown
  • June Campbell
  • Martin and Becky Chaney
  • Rich Erwin
  • Rituja Indapure
  • Becky Lewis
  • Sharon Mast
  • Gloria Hatcher Mays
  • Dave Williams

Already bought your tickets? Contact Darby Stewart at eastsidedemocratsevents@gmail.com to indicate which speaker table or table captain you’d like to dine with.


Park in Cascadia College’s north garage, surface parking lot, or south garage.

Parking is pre-paid. Use code BLUE2018 on the pay kiosks at your parking location. To use the code:

  1. Enter license plate when prompted by pay station.
  2. Select the rate option that applies best to your length of stay:
    • Option 1—3 hours or less
    • Option 2—All-day parking
  3. You will be prompted to enter the parking code. Enter BLUE2018.
  4. The pay station should print a parking receipt with your license plate.


6-10 volunteers needed between 6:30 to 10pm on the 22nd to help with cleaning up tables and bringing desserts out. If you can lend a hand, please email Karina at alacarteevents@hotmail.com!


Dessert Sponsor

Revolve Food & Wine

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Ken Albinger for details.