Elevating LGBTQ-related issues to the to the forefront.

Endorsements

Equal Rights Washington (c4) plays a role in elevating LGBTQ-related issues to the to the forefront during an election cycle. ERW’s non-partisan endorsement committee uses a specific set of carefully developed criteria in making our endorsements. We back candidates who have a track record of support for LGBTQ equality in a number of areas, and who advocate on behalf of the issues we support, such as trans justice, gender and racial equity, anti-bullying and banning conversion therapy for minors.

Questions? Contact endorsements@equalrightswashington.org

 

2019 General Election Endorsements
(as of 10/19/19)

 
Local
Anacortes City Council, Ward 2 – Dom Tor Fleming
Anacortes School Board, Position 3 – Miri Levi

Bainbridge Island City Council, District 1 – Anthony Oddo

Bellevue City Council, Position 3 – Jeremy Barksdale
Bellevue City Council, Position 5 – Janice Zahn
Bellevue School Board, District 5 – Francine Wiest

Bellingham City Council, At Large – Hollie Huthman
Bellingham City Council, Ward 1 – Hannah E. Stone
Bellingham City Council, Ward 5 – Chanan Suarez

Burien City Council, Position 2 – Cydney Moore
Burien City Council, Position 6 – Sofia Aragon

Burlington-Edison School Board, District 4 – Karen Molenaar Terrell

Chimacum School Board, District 3 – Kristina Mayer

Clover Park School District, District 5 – Taniesha Lyons

Edmonds School Board, District 1 – Carin Chase
Edmonds School Board, District 5 – Nancy Katims

Everett City Council, Position 4 – Liz Vogeli

Evergreen School Board, District 2 – Bethany Rivard

Federal Way City Council, Position 5 – Jamila Taylor

Ferndale School Board, District 2 – Melinda Cool

Fife City Council, Position 1 – Bryan Yambe

Highline School Board, District 1 – Aaron Garcia

Issaquah City Council, Position 2 – Michele Kemper
Issaquah City Council, Position 3 – Barbara de Michele

Kenmore City Council, Position 1 – Melanie O’Cain
Kenmore City Council, Position 7 – Corina Pfeil

Kent City Council, Position 1 – Marli Larimer

Kirkland City Council, Position 2 – Kelli Curtis
Kirkland City Council, Position 6 – Amy E. Falcone

Lakewood City Council, Position 6 – Linda Farmer
Lakewood City Council, Position 7 – Siabhon Ayuso

Marysville School Board, District 5 – Tom Albright

Mercer Island City Council, Position 3 – Wendy Weiker
Mercer Island City Council, Position 4 – Patrick Allcorn
Mercer Island City Council, Position 5 – Craig Reynolds
Mercer Island City Council, Position 7 – Debbie Bertlin

Northshore School Board, District 3 – David Cogan

Olympia City Council, Position 2 – Jessica Bateman
Olympia City Council, Position 3 – Matt Goldenberg
Olympia, Mayor – Nathaniel Jones

Redmond, Mayor – Angela Birney

Renton School Board, District 1 – Alisa Louie
Renton, Mayor – Marcie Maxwell

Riverview School Board, District 3 – Carol L. Van Noy

Seattle City Council, District 1 – Lisa Herbold
Seattle City Council, District 5 – Debora Juarez
Seattle City Council, District 7 – Jim Pugel
Seattle Port Commissioner, Position 2 – Sam Cho
Seattle Port Commissioner, Position 5 – Fred Felleman

Shoreline School Board, District 5 – Sara Betnel

Snohomish County Council, District 2 – Megan Dunn

Spokane School Board, Position 1 – Nikki Otero Lockwood

Tacoma City Council, Position 8 – Kristina Walker
Tacoma Port Commissioner, Position 5 – Kristin Ang
Tacoma School Board, Position 1 – Lisa Keating

Tahoma School Board, District 4 – Pete Miller

Tukwila City Council, Position 2 – Nancy Manos
Tukwila City Council, Position 4 – Cynthia Delostrinos Johnson
Tukwila City Council, Position 6 – Kate Kruller

Vancouver City Council, Position 5 – Ty Stober
Vancouver School Board, Position 1 – Kyle Sproul
Vancouver School Board, Position 4 – Lisa Messer
Vancouver School Board, Position 5 – Tracie Barrows

Whatcom County Council, District 4 – Brian Estes