October 14, 2018

The Columbian Endorses Our Campaign

Today, The Columbian has joined 62 other groups & organizations in endorsing my campaign to flip Washington’s 18th LD! I am proud to have been endorsed by them in each of my 4 runs for office and I hope to continue serving constituents with drive and “vision for the future of Southwest Washington.” Check out the full article here: https://www.columbian.com/news/2018/oct/14/in-our-view-gillespie-for-18th-district/

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October 13, 2018

Energizing Rally with AG Bob Ferguson and State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti

What a wonderful event this evening with State AG Bob Ferguson and State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti coming down to Vancouver to speak in support of myself and Tanisha Harris in our runs for the State Legislature! It was a great gathering where enthusiastic community activists and volunteers gathered to celebrate successes and plan for future wins. Now let’s Get Out …

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October 12, 2018

CVTV Side-by-side Interview

In case you haven’t seen it yet, check out CVTV’s 18th LD State Rep. Pos. 2 side-by-side interview with my opponent and let me know what you think! You can also view my CVTV Visual Voters’ Guide at this link.

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October 5, 2018

Heritage HS Political Forum

My sincere thanks to all of the student and staff organizers of last nights’s Heritage High School Political Forum! It’s refreshing to be directly asked questions by students and community members on the issues most important to them, and I appreciate their engagement. Special thanks to Darcy Haberl, AP US GOV teacher, for working to help students in organizing this …

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October 2, 2018

The Reflector: “On the D18 campaign trail”

“For Gillespie, the August primary results reflected what she had been hearing during her canvassing since February. She cited her Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors experience, her return to run for the same race after losing in 2016 and her overall energy as things that “really resonated” with voters. Gillespie noted that the first door-to-door campaigning was on a …

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September 15, 2018

HUGE Weekend with Labor and CCDW

Today we had a huge outpouring of support from the Clark County Democratic Women and Southwest Washington’s Labor community, with Laborers 335 and many other local unions joining a day of Labor to Neighbor doorbelling! After a rally and delicious lunch, dozens of volunteers went out on doors to remind their neighbors of the upcoming election and talk about quality …

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May 20, 2018

Kickoff Rally a Huge Success!

Thank you to everyone who turned out to Ridgefield’s Community Center for our Campaign Kickoff yesterday! It was wonderful to discuss the way forward for the 18th LD to a room packed with supporters, and the energy in the room was undeniable. I am thankful to every member of our team and will work hard for each of you every …

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April 12, 2018

“Yes, We Can!” Campaign Kickoff and Rally

Saturday, May 19, 4-5:30 p.m. Ridgefield Community Center  210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642. Our special guest will be Sen. Manka Dhingra, champion of the 45th District, whose victory delivered the Senate majority for Democrats in Olympia and unleashed years of pent-up Democratic energy and priorities. Sen. Dhingra will be introduced by Sen. Annette Cleveland. Our 49th leaders, Rep. Sharon Wylie and Rep. …

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December 14, 2017

December 14th Update

Democrats in SW Washington are staking an early claim to the open seat in the 18th District helping two-time state legislative candidate Kathy Gillespie post an impressive start to her campaign which launched Sept. 8 and has gained momentum every week since, raising $45,000 and gaining the early support of all Democratic party groups across Clark County. In addition, Gillespie has won …

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