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Thinking of Future Generations on Fantastic Friday!

Dear Friends,  Serving as your voice in Olympia these past four years has truly been the honor of my lifetime, and I am proud to wake up each day and go to work on your behalf. Together we have...

Education and Protection on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Earlier today an opinion piece ran in the Bellingham Herald that I had the pleasure of writing with Whatcom County Councilmember Kaylee Galloway on the importance of protecting our...

Standing Up For Our Children on Fantastic Friday!

Dear Friends,  Earlier this week, a draft of an upcoming decision from the Supreme Court that would overturn Roe v. Wade leaked to Politico, and while this is not the final decision or the official...

Extending Our Arms Wide on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  Campaign season is upon us, and I’m running to continue the critical work for the 40th District.   This month’s deadline is important because next month, I officially...

Celebrating Earth Day on Fantastic Friday!

Dear Friends,  Today is a truly Fantastic Friday, because we are able to celebrate the 52nd annual Earth Day! The first Earth Day in 1970 saw 20 million Americans – 10% of the total population at...

Thinking Local on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  We discussed last week how we must look at healing and recovery as we move forward through and past the COVID-19 pandemic, and this week I want to stress the importance of continuing...

Building For Tomorrow on Fantastic Friday!

Dear Friends,  Across the country we are seeing COVID-19 rates continue to fall, and our vaccination rates against the novel coronavirus continue to rise. The same is true right here in Washington,...

Supporting Our Future on Fantastic Friday

Dear Friends,  On this Fantastic Friday, I am thrilled to tell you all that I am running for re-election this year because I love the 40th District. From the San Juan Islands to Anacortes to...

A Special Message from Rep. Lekanoff on Fantastic Friday

Hello 40th LD! As I reflect on these past three years, working on your behalf and representing the 40th LD has truly been the honor of my lifetime. I am proud to go to work each day to advocate and...

Serving Community on #FantasticFriday

Dear Friends,  Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen an increase in media coverage around the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. While this new variant was first identified in South Africa, it has been...

Ready to Run for a Third Term!

Dear Friends,  Serving as your voice in Olympia these past four years has truly been the honor of my lifetime, and I am proud to wake up each day and go to work on your behalf. Together we have...

An Update from Representative Lekanoff

Dear Friends,  This week, I made the decision to step down from serving on the board of Earth Justice to focus and prioritize my time with the community I serve right here in the 40th, including my...

Rest Easy, Chairwoman Loomis

Friends, it is with a heavy heart that we say until we meet again to Lorraine Loomis, Chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. Lorraine passed earlier today surrounded by those she loved...

Vote for Debra Lekanoff for the 2021 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award

For Immediate ReleaseApril 19, 2021 EMILY’s List Announces Debra Lekanoff as a Nominee for 2021 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest...

Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! This day is important for me and so many others, and I want to take the time to thank the Washington Tribal leaders, elders, and...

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Watch the Re-Elect Debra Lekanoff Virtual Launch Party!

April 30, 2020

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Endorses Debra!