2013 General Elections 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 517 Concerns Initiative and Referendum Measures

  • “No” (5th LD, 26th LD, 30th LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, Grant, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, Snohomish, Whatcom)

Initiative 522 Concerns Labeling of Genetically-Engineered Foods

  • “Yes” (1st LD, 2nd LD, 5th LD, 6th LD, 10th LD, 11th LD, 14th LD, 18th LD, 19th LD, 20th LD, 21st LD, 26th LD, 27th LD, 31st LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 38th LD, 39th LD, 40th LD, 41st LD, 42nd LD, 43rd LD, 44th LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, Clark, Grant, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Lewis, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Spokane, Whatcom)

Advisory Vote No. 3 Substitute Senate Bill 5444

  • “Maintained” (30th LD, 32nd LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, King, Pacific, Snohomish)

Advisory Vote No. 4 Senate Bill 5627

  • “Maintained” (30th LD, 32nd LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, King, Pacific, Snohomish)

Advisory Vote No. 5 Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1846

  • “Maintained” (30th LD, 32nd LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, King, Pacific, Snohomish)

Advisory Vote No. 6 Second Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1971

  • “Maintained” (30th LD, 32nd LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, King, Pacific, Snohomish)

Advisory Vote No. 7 Engrossed House Bill 2075

  • “Maintained” (30th LD, 32nd LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD, King, Pacific, Snohomish)

Local Ballot Measures

Bellingham School District 501 – Proposition No. 2013-1 – General Obligation Bonds – $160,000,000

City of Seatac – Proposition 1

City of Seattle – Proposed Charter Amendment No. 19

City of Seattle – Proposition No. 1

  • “Yes” (32nd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, King)

City of Tacoma – Proposition No. 1

City of Yakima – Proposition No. 1

Emergency Med. Service 1 Proposition No. 1 – Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services Funding

EMS Levy Fire District 4

Jefferson County Proposition 1 – Shall a Board of Freeholders be Elected

King County Charter Amendment No. 1 – County Department of Public Defense

King County Proposition 1 Medic One – Emergency Medical Services Renewal of Existing Levy

  • “Approved” (33rd LD, 36th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 48th LD)

Peninsula School District No. 401 – Special Election – Proposition No. 1 – Capital Projects Levies

Local Candidates

Court of Appeals, Division No. 1, District No. 1 – Judge Position No. 3

Bellevue School District No. 405 – Director District No. 4

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

Bellingham School District 501 – Director Position 4

Bethel School District No. 403 – Director Dist. 4

Bremerton School District No. 100-C – Director Position 4

Central Kitsap School District No. 401 – Director District 4

City of Arlington – Council Position 7

City of Auburn – Council Position No. 2

City of Auburn – Council Position No. 4

City of Auburn – Mayor

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 Battle Ground – Council Position No. 1

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 No. 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 1

City of Edmonds – Council Position 2

City of Edmonds – Council Position 3

City of Ellensburg – Council 3

City of Enumclaw – Council Position No. 5

City of Everett – Council Position 1

City of Everett – Council Position 3

City of Everett – Mayor

City of Everett – Municipal Court Judge Position 2

City of Federal Way – Council Position No. 4

City of Federal Way – Council Position No. 6

City of Federal Way – Mayor

City of Fife – Council Pos. 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 No. 1

City of Kirkland – Council Position No. 1

City of Kirkland – Council Position No. 2

City of Kirkland – Council Position No. 7

City of Kittitas – Mayor

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 – Council Position 2

City of Lynnwood – Mayor

City of Mercer Island – Council Position No. 2

City of Mercer Island – Council Position No. 4

City of Mercer Island – Council Position No. 6

City of Milton – Council Pos. 3

City of Milton – Council Pos. 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 Position No. 4

City of Pacific – Council Position No. 5

City of Port Orchard – Council Position 2

City of Port Townsend – Council Member Position No. 1

City of Poulsbo – Council Position 5

City of Poulsbo – Council Position 7

City PUY-1 – Council Dist. 1, Pos. 2

City PUY-3 – Council Dist. 3, Pos. 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

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

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, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, King)

City of Seattle – Council Position No. 8

City of Seattle – Mayor

  • Ed Murray (11th LD, 32nd LD, 34th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, King)
  • Mike McGinn (11th LD, 32nd LD, 37th LD)

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-at-Large Position 6

City of South Bend – City Council Member #03

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 of Tacoma – Council District No. 2

City TAC-4 – Council Dist. 4

City TAC-5 – Council Dist. 5

City of Tacoma – Mayor

City of Tukwila – Council Position No. 7

City of University Place – Council Pos. 3

City of Vancouver – Council Position No. 2

City of Vancouver – Council Position No. 3

City of Vancouver – Mayor

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

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 1 – Position No. 1

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 1 – Position No. 2

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 1 – Position No. 3

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 1 – Position No. 4

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 1 – Position No. 5

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 2 – Position No. 1

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 2 – Position No. 2

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 2 – Position No. 3

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 2 – Position No. 4

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 2 – Position No. 5

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 3 – Position No. 1

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 3 – Position No. 2

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 3 – Position No. 3

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 3 – Position No. 4

County Charter Freeholder Commissioner District No. 3 – Position No. 5

Everett School District No. 2 – Director-at-Large Position 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 1

Fire District #8 – Fire Commissioner #2

Fire District No. 9 – Commissioner Position No. 3

Hospital District 3 – Hospital Commissioner #2

Hospital District 3 – Hospital Commissioner #4

Issaquah School District No. 411 – Director district No. 4

Kent School District No. 415 – Director District No. 4

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

King County Water District No. 54 – Commissioner Position No. 2

Legislative District 26, State Senator

Longview School District No. 122 – Director Position No. 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, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 39th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 47th 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, 45th 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

North Kitsap School District No. 400 – Director District 3

Northshore School District No. 417 – Director District No. 1

Northshore School District No. 417 – Director District No. 1

Port of Bellingham – Commissioner District 1

Port of Bellingham – Commissioner District 2

Port of Ilwaco – Port Commissioner 1

Port of Olympia Commissioner – District No. 3

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 (5th LD, 11th LD, 30th LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st 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 District No. 3 – Director Pos. 4

Ronald Wastewater District – Commissioner Position No. 2

Ronald Wastewater District – Commissioner Position No. 4

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

Seattle School District No. 1 – Director District No. 5

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

Skyway Water and Sewer District – Commissioner Position No. 2

Snohomish County Council – District 1

Snohomish County Council – District 4

Snohomish County Council – District 5

South King Fire & Rescue – Commissioner Position No. 1

SW Suburban Sewer District Commissioner – Position No. 2

Tacoma School District No. 10 – Director Pos. 1

Thurston County Partisan Office – Auditor

University Place School District No. 83 – Director Pos. 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