Breaking Down Statewide Election Results in OR, WA

Pro credit union candidates posted strong showings in the Northwest. We broke down how your support translated at the ballot box, and how that advocacy will continue.

Credit Union Champions Enjoy Successful Midterms at Federal and State Levels

Credit-union-backed candidates won more than 90% of their elections nationally, with even higher numbers in Oregon and Washington.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Gesa Credit Union hosts identity theft seminars, online voting continues for Advantis GROW Fund, and Central Oregon credit unions collaborate as title sponsors of annual fundraising duck race.

Race to Enter 2014 Cherry Blossom Run Begins; Lottery Deadline is Dec. 13

Runners have until Friday, Dec. 13, to enter a lottery for the chance to rub elbows with politicians and their Capitol Hill staffers in the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run, a fundraiser for Credit Unions for Kids and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Mid Oregon Lands Dora Maxwell Award for ‘Credit Unions Working Together’

For its role in bringing an entire community of credit unions together for a charitable cause, Mid Oregon Credit Union won a first-place Dora Maxwell Award in Oregon. According to one of the masterminds, thinking “big,” leaving egos at the door and finding common ground make up the formula for success.

Bend Credit Unions Join Forces for Charity

A group of Bend credit unions demonstrated the “People Helping People” philosophy this month, setting aside competition to collaborate for charity.

Credit Union Miracle Day Wins Wegner Award for Outstanding Program

Credit Union Miracle Day, the largest national credit union event supporting Credit Unions for Kids, will be honored with a prestigious Herb Wegner Award for Outstanding Program during CUNA’s 2013 Governmental Affairs Conference.

Washington Legislative Update: Dissecting the Washington Primary Results

Ninety-four of 98 credit union-supported candidates advanced to the general election after last week’s Washington State primary, including congressional hopefuls Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck.

Oregon’s ‘Quiet Primary’ Includes Several Notable Races

Ellen Rosenblum won Oregon’s Democratic primary for attorney general, one of several important races across the state.

NWCUA Announces Support of Bonamici in Race to Fill Vacated House Seat

The NWCUA has announced that it will support Suzanne Bonamici in the race to fill the Oregon House seat left vacant by David Wu’s August resignation. Bonamici currently represents District 17 in the Oregon State Senate.