The 2018 Democracy in Action Award was presented to Everett activist Jackie Minchew.
This award is presented annually by the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County, typically at the League’s Birthday Luncheon on the third Saturday in February. The award recognizes outstanding achievement or long-term commitment to enhancing democracy in Snohomish County.
Criteria for the Democracy in Action Award
The award is presented to an individual or group in Snohomish County. Actions recognized include: serving as an elected official at the local, state, or national level; promotion of voter’s rights; advancing issues consistent with the League’s positions; and promoting citizenship development.
Nominations are accepted from the broad community, including Washington State as well as Snohomish County; from individuals, LWV-SC current and past members, other groups and organizations, or from friends, family, and spouses of nominees. Self-nominations are not accepted.
Nominations for the 2019 Democracy in Action Award will be accepted until December 31, 2018. The award will be presented at the League Birthday Luncheon on Saturday, February 16, 2019.