Endorsements – Equal Rights Washington
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 LGBTQ youth empowerment.

Questions? Contact endorsements@equalrightswashington.org

2020 General Election Endorsements
(as of 10/22/2020)

Federal
Congressional District 1 – Suzan DelBene
Congressional District 2 – Rick Larson
Congressional District 6 – Derek Kilmer
Congressional District 7 – Pramila Jayapal
Congressional District 8 – Kim Schrier
Congressional District 9 – Adam Smith
Congressional District 10 – Beth Doglio

State
Governor – Jay Inslee
Lieutenant Governor – Marko Liias
Secretary of State – Gael Tarleton
State Treasurer – Mike Pellicciotti
Attorney General – Bob Ferguson
Commissioner of Public Lands – Hilary Franz
Superintendent of Public Instruction – Chris Reykdal

Legislative Districts
1st LD Senator – Derek Stanford

3rd LD Senator – Andy Billig
3rd LD Representative, Position 1 – Marcus Riccelli

5th LD Senator – Ingrid Anderson
5th LD Representative, Position 1 – Bill Ramos

10th LD Senator – Helen Price Johnson
10th LD Representative, Position 1 – Angie Homola
10th LD Representative, Position 2 – Dave Paul

11th LD Senator – Bob Hasegawa

12th LD Representative, Position 1 – Adrianne Moore

13th LD Representative, Position 1 – Eduardo Castañeda-Diaz

14th LD Representative, Position 1 – Tracy Rushing
14th LD Representative, Position 2 – Devin Kuh

16th Senator – Danielle Garbe Reser

17th LD Senator – Daniel Smith
17th LD Representative, Position 1 – Tanisha Harris

18th LD Representative, Position 2 – Donna L. Sinclair

21st LD Representative, Position 1 – Strom Peterson
21st LD Representative, Position 2 – Lillian Ortiz-Self

22nd LD Representative, Position 2 – Jessica Bateman

23rd LD Representative, Position 1 – Tarra Simmons
23rd LD Representative, Position 2 – Drew Hansen

24th LD Representative, Position 2 – Steve Tharinger

25th LD Senator – Julie Door
25th LD Representative, Position 1 – Jamie Smith

26th LD Representative, Position 2 – Joy Stanford

27th LD Senator – Jeannie Darneille
27th LD Representative, Position 1 – Laurie Jinkins

28th LD Senator – T’wina Nobles
28th LD Representative, Position 1 – Mari Leavitt

29th LD Representative, Position 1 – Melanie Morgan

30th LD Representative, Position 2 – Jesse Johnson

31st LD Representative, Position 1 – Katie Young

32nd LD Representative, Position 1 – Cindy Ryu

35th LD Representative, Position 1 – Colton Myers
35th LD Representative, Position 2 – Darcy Huffman

36th LD Representative, Position 1 – Noel Frame

37th LD Representative, Position 1 – Sharon Tomiko Santos
37th LD Representative, Position 2 – Kirsten Harris-Talley

40th LD Senator – Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett
40th LD Representative, Position 1 – Debra Lekanoff
40th LD Representative, Position 2 – Alex Ramel

41st LD Representative, Position 1 – Tana Senn
41st LD Representative, Position 2 – My-Linh Thai

42nd LD Representative, Position 1 – Alicia Rule
42nd LD Representative, Position 2 – Sharon Shewmake

43rd LD Representative, Position 1 – Nicole Macri
43rd LD Representative, Position 2 – Frank Chopp

44th LD Representative, Position 1 – John Lovick
44th LD Representative, Position 2 – April Berg

45th LD Representative, Position 1 – Roger Goodman

Local
Okanogan County Commissioner, District 2 – Katie Haven

Pierce County Executive – Larry Seaquist
Pierce County Council, District 2 – Sarah Rumbaugh
Pierce County Council, District 4 – Ryan Mello

Snohomish County Council, District 4 – Jared Mead

Spokane County Commissioner, District 2 – David Green

Thurston County Commissioner, District 1 – Carolina Mejia