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The Washington Bus

Of young people, by young people, for all people.

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Are you a Washington resident? Yes? Are you at least 16 years old? Yes? Are you registered to vote? No? Let’s change that.

The Washington Bus is a statewide movement building organization that increases political access and participation for young people across Washington State and develops the next generation of young leaders.

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2023 Candidate Survivor Recap

Led by Drag Queen Miss Texas 1988, and hosted by yours truly, the Washington Bus, alongside The Stranger, after years of absence we brought back Candidate Survivor—a spectacular, wacky, yet policy-focused and youth-led candidate forum for this year’s Seattle City...

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2023 Legislative Wrap Up

Greetings Bus Riders!  The Washington Bus is incredibly proud of the powerful legislative advocacy and political organizing we undertook this past legislative session. This year we saw how the Bus and our community came through and secured incredible wins with a...

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Announcing our 2023 Legislative Priorities!

We are so excited to jump into the 2023 Legislative Session! Read about our priorities below. Democracy Done Right  We are stoked to be leading on three priorities: Statewide Democracy Voucher program for Legislative races, Updating Online Voter Registration (5208) to...

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People. Participation. Policy.

We believe in people. We believe in participation. We believe in policy. The Bus meets young people where they are and mobilizes them to build a more progressive and representative Washington State. We run large voter registration drives, educate our peers on civic issues and train the next generation of leaders.
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People. Participation. Policy.

Learn what we do!Get involved!

Voters registered

Leaders developed

Volunteers engaged

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Help fuel the Bus!

The Bus couldn’t run without the help from folks just like you, so we thank you in advance for supporting the Washington Bus! Donations to our 501(c)(4) directly fund our issue advocacy, policy, and outreach work, and are where your gift will be least restricted.

Looking for our sister organization?

To best fulfill the full scope of our mission, ‘The Washington Bus’ header is comprised of two separate legal entities: The Washington Bus, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, and The Washington Bus Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity.