Endorsements – Equal Rights Washington
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 LGBTQ youth empowerment.

Questions? Contact endorsements@equalrightswashington.org

2020 Primary Election Endorsements
(as of 08/02/2020)

Congressional District 7 – Pramila Jayapal

Governor – Jay Inslee
Lieutenant Governor – Marko Liias
Treasurer – Mike Pellicciotti

Legislative Districts
1st LD Senator – Derek Stanford
27th LD Representative, Position 1 – Laurie Jinkins
28th LD Senator – T’wina Nobles
29th LD Representative, Position 1 – Melanie Morgan
29th LD Representative, Position 2 – Sharlett Mena
35th LD Representative, Position 1 – Colton Myers
43rd LD Representative, Position 1 – Nicole Macri

Pierce County Council, District 4 – Ryan Mello
Snohomish County Council, District 4 – Jared Mead