This organization is open to King County residents under the age of 36 who declare themselves to be a Democrat. We aim to stimulate an active interest in governmental affairs and help young voters influence elections. We only endorse candidates who uphold the progressive social and economic policies our county values.
KCYD Meetings use Robert’s Rules of Order. Find an easy cheat sheet here.
Chair: Yuan Tao
Yuan Tao was the Communications Director for the King County Young Democrats before being elected as Chair in 2021. She is also currently the 2nd Vice Chair for the 37th LD Democrats. In every position, her passion has been making politics as accessible and easy to understand as possible for your average non-political person. Currently, she works as a data analyst at Harborview Medical Center.
Vice Chair: Dan Tran
Dan Tran was born in the great state capital of Olympia and lived in the Puget Sound all his life. A proud UW alum, he was active in advocating on a range of student issues including campus accessibility, housing affordability, and public transportation. Since then, he has been involved in numerous political organizations, including the 48th District Democrats and as KCYD’s representative to the King County Democrats Central Committee last year. He hopes to be able to engage with many young voters to become passionate about civic engagement. Dan currently works as a software development engineer at Microsoft as part of its Linux Systems Group. Other than politics, Dan enjoys reading, playing video games, and playing the clarinet which he has played since 5th grade!
Our treasurer position is currently unfilled! If you are interested in being our treasurer, please email info@KingCountyYD.org for more information.