2013 Primary Election Endorsements

Our local Democratic Parties carefully consider each candidate and ballot measure endorsement, to help you cast a better ballot, especially for the smallest voting districts. Our Endorsements Finder shows you how these endorsements will affect your own ballot. This page is a statewide collection of all of those endorsements. The local party organizations that have endorsed each candidate appear in parenthesis.

Statewide Ballot Measures

Initiative 522 Concerns Labeling of Genetically Modified Organisms

  • “Yes” (1st LD, 11th LD, 20th LD, 21st LD, 34th LD, 40th LD, 41st LD, 44th LD, 45th LD, Kitsap, Lewis, Snohomish, Whatcom)

Local Candidates

Appeals Court Division 1 – Position 3

Bellevue School District No. 405 – Director District No. 5

Bethel School District No. 403, Director Dist. 4

City of Arlington – Council Pos. 7

City of Auburn – Council Pos. 2

City of Auburn – Council Pos. 4

City of Bainbridge Island – Council District 3 South Ward

City of Bainbridge Island – Council District 5 Central Ward

City of Bainbridge Island – Council District 7 North Ward

City of Bellevue – Council Position No. 4

City of Bellevue – Council Position No. 6

City of Bellingham – Council At-Large

City of Bellingham – Council Ward 2

City of Bellingham – Council Ward 4

City of Bellingham – Council Ward 6

City of Bothell – Council Position #5

City of Bremerton – Council District 2

City of Bremerton – Council District 3

City of Bremerton – Council District 5

City of Bremerton – Council District 6

City of Burien – Council Position No. 1

City of Burien – Council Position No. 3

City of Burien – Council Position No. 5

City of Burien – Council Position No. 7

City of Des Moines – Council Position No. 3

City of Des Moines – Council Position No. 4

City of Des Moines – Municipal Court Judge

City of Edmonds – Council Position #2

City of Edmonds – Council Position #3

City of Everett – Council Position #1

City of Everett – Council Position #3

City of Everett – Mayor

City of Everett – Municipal Court Position #2

City of Federal Way – Council Position No. 6

City of Federal Way – Mayor

City of Fife – Council Position No. 1

City of Ilwaco – Mayor

City of Kenmore – Council Position No. 4

City of Kent – Council Position No. 2

City of Kent – Council Position No. 4

City of Kent – Council Position No. 6

City of Kent – Mayor

City of Kent – Municipal Court Judge Position 1

City of Kirkland – Council Position No. 1

City of Kirkland – Council Position No. 2

City of Kirkland – Council Position No. 7

City of Lake Forest Park – Council Position No. 1

City of Lake Forest Park – Council Position No. 5

City of Lake Forest Park – Council Position No. 7

City of Longview – Council Position #7

City of Lynnwood – Council Position #1

City of Lynnwood – Mayor

City of Mercer Island – Council Position No. 6

City of Mill Creek – Council Position #1

City of Milton – Council Position #3

City of Milton – Council Position #5

City of Milton – Mayor

City of Mountlake Terrace – Council Position #4

City of Mount Vernon – Council At-Large

City of Mukilteo – Council Position #3

City of Mukilteo – Mayor

City of Pacific – Council Pos. 4

City of Pacific – Council Pos. 5

City of Port Orchard – Council Position 2

City of Poulsbo – Council Position 5

City of Puyallup – Council District 1, Council Position No. 2

City of Puyallup – Council District 3, Council Position No. 2

City of Redmond – Council Position No. 4

City of Sammamish – Council Position No. 1

City of SeaTac – Council Position No. 2

City of SeaTac – Council Position No. 4

City of Seattle – City Attorney

  • Pete Holmes (11th LD, 32nd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, King)

City of Seattle – Council Position No. 2

City of Seattle – Council Position No. 4

  • Sally Bagshaw (11th LD, 32nd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, King)

City of Seattle – Council Position No. 6

  • Nick Licata (11th LD, 32nd LD, 34th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, King)

City of Seattle – Council Position No. 8

City of Seattle – Mayor

City of Shoreline – Council Position No. 3

City of Shoreline – Council Position No. 5

City of Shoreline – Council Position No. 7

City of Snohomish – Council Position No. 6

City of Spokane Council District 1 – Council Position No. 2

City of Spokane Council District 2 – Council Position No. 2

City of Spokane Council District 3 – Council Position No. 2

City of Stanwood – Mayor

City of Tacoma – Civil Service Pos. 1

City of Tacoma – Civil Service Pos. 2

City of Tacoma – Council at Large Pos. 6

City Tacoma – Council Dist. 2

City of Tacoma – Council Dist. 4

City of Tacoma – Council Dist. 5

City of Tacoma – Mayor

City of Tukwila – Council Position No. 7

City of University Place – Council Pos. 3

City of Woodinville – Council Position No. 1

City of Woodinville – Council Position No. 3

City of Woodinville – Council Position No. 5

City of Woodinville – Council Position No. 7

City of Woodland – Council Position #2

Everett School District Director – Position No. 2

Federal Way School District No. 210 – Director District No. 1

Federal Way School District No. 210 – Director District No. 4

Fire District #7 – Commissioner Position No. 1

Fire District #8 – Commissioner Position No. 2

Fire District #9 – Commissioner Position No. 3

Hospital District 3 – Hospital Commissioner #2

Hospital District 3 – Hospital Commissioner #4

Kent School Board – Position No. 4

Kent School District No. 415 – Director District No. 5

Legislative District 26, State Senator

Longview School District – Director Position #2

Metropolitan King County – Council District No. 1

  • Rod Dembowski (1st LD, 32nd LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, King)

Metropolitan King County – Council District No. 5

  • Dave Upthegrove (11th LD, 30th LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 37th LD, 47th LD, King)

Metropolitan King County – Council District No. 9

  • Shari Song (5th LD, 11th LD, 41st LD, 47th LD, King)

Metropolitan King County – Executive

  • Dow Constantine (1st LD, 5th LD, 11th LD, 30th LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, King)

Metropolitan King County – Sheriff

  • John Urquhart (1st LD, 5th LD, 11th LD, 30th LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, 47th LD, 48th LD, King)

Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma – Commissioner Position 1

Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma – Commissioner Position 2

Napavine City – Council Pos 1

Northshore School District – Director District #1

Peninsula District School Board – Pos. 5

Port of Bellingham – Commissioner District 1

Port of Bellingham – Commissioner District 2

Port of Seattle – Commissioner Position No. 1

  • John Creighton (1st LD, 5th LD, 11th LD, 30th LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, 47th LD, 48th LD, King)

Port of Seattle – Commissioner Position No. 2

  • Courtney Gregoire (11th LD, 30th LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 47th LD, 48th LD, King)

Port of Seattle – Commissioner Position No. 3

  • Michael Wolfe (11th LD, 32nd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st LD, 46th LD, King)
  • Stephanie Bowman (1st LD, 5th LD, 30th LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 48th LD)

Port of Tacoma – Commissioner Pos. 1

Puyallup School Board – Position No. 4

San Juan County – Council Residency District 1

San Juan County – Council Residency District 2

San Juan County – Council Residency District 3

Seattle School District No. 1 – Director District No. 4

Seattle School District No. 1 – Director District No. 7

Snohomish County Council – District 1

Snohomish County Council – District 4

Snohomish County Council – District 5

South King Fire & Rescue Commissioner

Superior Court – Judge Position No. 20

SW Suburban Sewer District Commissioner

Tacoma School District No. 10 – Director Pos. 1

Thurston County Partisan Office – Auditor

University Place School Board – Position No. 2

Whatcom County – At-Large

Whatcom County – Council District 1 Position A

Whatcom County – Council District 2 Position A

Whatcom County – Council District 3 Position A