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 transgender healthcare, gender and racial equity, anti-bullying and banning conversion therapy.

Questions? Contact endorsements@equalrightswashington.org

 

2016 General Election Endorsements

Measures
Seattle Initiative No. 124, concerns health, safety, and labor standards for Seattle hotel employees – Support

State Initiative No. 1433, concerns labor standards – Support
State Initiative No. 1491, concerns court-issued extreme risk protection orders temporarily preventing access to firearms – Support

Federal
US Senator – Patty Murray
Congressional District 1 – Suzan DelBene
Congressional District 2 – Rick Larsen
Congressional District 6 – Derek Kilmer
Congressional District 7 – Brady Walkinshaw and Pramila Jayapal
Congressional District 9 – Adam Smith
Congressional District 10 – Denny Heck

Statewide
Governor – Jay Inslee
Lt. Governor – Cyrus Habib
Secretary of State – Tina Podlodowski
Attorney General – Bob Ferguson
Commissioner of Public Lands – Hilary Franz
Superintendent of Public Instruction – Chris Reykdal
Insurance Commissioner – Mike Kreidler

Legislative Districts
1st LD Senator – Guy Palumbo
1st LD Representative, Position 1 – Derek Stanford
1st LD Representative, Position 2 – Shelly Kloba

2nd LD Representative, Position 1 – Amy Pivetta Hoffman

3rd LD Senator – Andy Billig
3rd LD Representative, Position 1 – Marcus Riccelli
3rd LD Representative, Position 2 – Timm Ormsby

5th LD Senator – Mark Mullet
5th LD Representative, Position 1 – Jason Ritchie
5th LD Representative, Position 2 – Darcy Burner

6th LD Representative, Position 1 – Lynnette Vehrs
6th LD Representative, Position 2 – Shar Lichty

9th LD Representative, Position 1 – Jennifer Goulet

10th LD Senator – Angie Homola
10th LD Representative, Position 2 – Doris Brevoort

11th LD Senator – Bob Hasegawa

16th LD Representative, Position 1 – Rebecca Francik
16th LD Representative, Position 2 – Gary Downing

17th LD Senator – Tim Probst
17th LD Representative, Position 1 – Sam Kim

18th LD Senator – Eric K. Holt
18th LD Representative, Position 2 – Kathy Gillespie

19th LD Representative, Position 1 – Teresa Purcell

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

22nd LD Senator – Sam Hunt
22nd LD Representative, Position 1 – Laurie Dolan
22nd LD Representative, Position 2 – Beth Doglio

23rd LD Senator – Christine Rolfes
23rd LD Representative, Position 1 – Sherry V. Appleton
23rd LD Representative, Position 2 – Drew Hansen

24th LD Senator – Kevin Van De Wege
24th LD Representative, Position 1 – Mike Chapman
24th LD Representative, Position 2 – Steve Tharinger

25th LD Senator – Karl Mecklenburg
25th LD Representative, Position 1 – Jamie Smith
25th LD Representative, Position 2 – Michelle Chatterton

26th LD Representative, Position 1 – Larry Seaquist
26th LD Representative, Position 2 – Randy Spitzer

27th LD Senator – Jeannie Darneille
27th LD Representative, Position 1 – Laurie Jinkins
27th LD Representative, Position 2 – Jake Fey

28th LD Senator – Marisa Peloquin
28th LD Representative, Position 1 – Mari Leavitt
28th LD Representative, Position 2 – Christine Kilduff

30th LD Representative, Position 1 – Mike Pellicciotti
30th LD Representative, Position 2 – Kristine Reeves

31st LD Representative, Position 1 – John Frostad

34th LD Representative, Position 2 – Joe Fitzgibbon

35th LD Representative, Position 1 – Irene Bowling
35th LD Representative, Position 2 – Craig Patti

36th LD Representative, Position 2 – Gael Tarleton

37th LD Representative, Position 1 – Sharon Tomiko Santos

38th LD Representative, Position 1 – June Robinson
38th LD Representative, Position 2 – Mike Sells

39th LD Representative, Position 1 – Linda M. Wright
39th LD Representative, Position 2 – Ronda Metcalf

40th LD Senator – Kevin Ranker

41st LD Senator – Steve Litzow
41st LD Representative, Position 1 – Tana Senn
41st LD Representative, Position 2 – Judy Clibborn

42nd LD Representative, Position 1 – Sharlaine LaClair
42nd LD Representative, Position 2 – Tracy Atwood

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

44th LD Representative, Position 1 – John Lovick

45th LD Representative, Position 1 – Roger Goodman
45th LD Representative, Position 2 – Larry Springer

46th LD Representative, Position 1 – Gerry Pollet
46th LD Representative, Position 2 – Jessyn Farrell

47th LD Representative, Position 1 – Brooke Valentine

48th LD Representative, Position 1 – Patty Kuderer
48th LD Representative, Position 2 – Joan McBride

49th LD Senator – Annette Cleveland
49th LD Representative, Position 1 – Sharon Wylie
49th LD Representative, Position 2 – Monica Jurado Stonier