Elevating LGBTQ-related issues to the to the forefront.


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 Primary Election Endorsements

Endorsements will be completed on a rolling basis after the close of the filing deadline on Friday, May 17th. To ensure LGBTQ youth have safe places to learn and grow, priority consideration will be made towards school board races this year.