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 General Election Endorsements
(as of 08/21/19)

Anacortes School Board, Position 3 – Miri Levi

Bainbridge Island City Council, District 1 – Anthony Oddo

Bellevue School Board, District 5 – Francine Wiest

Bellingham City Council, Ward 1 – Hannah E. Stone

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

Clover Park School District, District 5 – Taniesha Lyons

Ferndale School Board, District 2 – Melinda Cool

Fife City Council, Position 1 – Bryan Yambe

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

Northshore School Board, District 3 – David Cogan

Tacoma School Board, Position 1 – Lisa Keating

Tukwila City Council, Position 6 – Kate Kruller