Current Endorsements

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2015 General Election ballots will be mailed on October 15th, and election day is November 3rd.

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.

Under Construction: We are actively working on this page to add more endorsements. The endorsements appear random order below.

See also: Endorsements by Local Organizations

Statewide Ballot Measures

Initiative 732 Concerning Carbon _notqualified_

Initiative 735 Concerning a U.S. Constitutional Amendment _notqualified_

Initiative 1366 concerns state taxes and fees

  • “No” (King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Pacific, Snohomish, Spokane, Whatcom, 23rd LD, 34th LD, 43rd LD, 44th LD, 45th LD)

Initiative 1401 concerns trafficking of animal species threatened with extinction

  • “Yes” (King, Pacific, Spokane, Whatcom, 43rd LD, 44th LD, 45th LD)

Statewide Advisory Votes

Advisory Vote No. 10 Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1449

Advisory Vote No. 11 Second Substitute Senate Bill 5052

Advisory Vote No. 12 Second Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5987

Advisory Vote No. 13 Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6138

Local Ballot Measures

South King Fire & Rescue, Proposition 1

Kirkland Proposition 1 Formation of Kirkland Aquatics and Recreation District

Community Transit Proposition 1 Transit and Mobility Improvement

Legislative District Candidates

9th LD State Representative, Position 1

30th LD State Representative, Position 2

Local Candidates

Clallam County, Commissioner District 1

Clark County, Council Chair

Beacon Hill Water and Sewer District, Commissioner Position #3

Kalama School District, Director District #2

Port of Longview, Commissioner District #2

King County, Assessor

  • Lloyd Hara (King, 1st LD, 11th LD, 30th LD, 32nd LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 43rd LD, 47th LD, 48th LD, KIYD)

King County, Director of Elections

  • Zack Hudgins (King, 1st LD, 5th LD, 11th LD, 30th LD, 31st LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 36th LD, 37th LD, 41st LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, 47th LD, 48th LD, KIYD)
  • Christopher Roberts _primary_ (King, 1st LD, 30th LD, 31st LD, 32nd LD, 33rd LD, 34th LD, 39th LD, 45th LD, 46th LD, 47th LD, 48th LD, KIYD)

King County Council, District 2

King County Council, District 4

King County Council, District 6

King County Council, District 8

Port of Seattle, Position 2

Port of Seattle, Position 5

Seattle, City Council District 1

Seattle, City Council District 2

Seattle, City Council District 3

Seattle, City Council District 4

Seattle City Council District 5

Seattle City Council, District 6

Seattle City Council, District 7

Seattle City Council, District 8

Seattle City Council, District 9

City of Bellevue, Council Position No. 5

Burien City Council

King County, Judge Position No. 21

King County Superior Court, Judge Position 7

King County Superior Court, Judge Position 15

King Couty Court of Appeals, Judge Position 3

City of Auburn, City Council, Position 5

City of Covington, City Council, Position 1

City of Covington, City Council Position 5

City of Issaquah, City Council Position 2

City of Issaquah, City Council Position unknown

City of Fife, City Council Position 1

City of Kent, City Council Position 1

City of Kent, City Council, Position 6

City of Kirkland, City Council, Position #6

City of Renton, Council Position 4

City of Renton, Council Position 5

Renton School District, Position 4

Shoreline City Council, Position 2

Shoreline City Council, Position 4

Shoreline City Council, Position 6

Tukwila, Mayor

Tukwila City Council, Position #6

Seattle School Board, District 1

Seattle School Board, District 2

  • Rick Burke (King, 36th LD, 43rd LD, 46th LD, KIYD)

Seattle School Board, District 3

Seattle School Board, District 6

Bothell, City Council Position 2

Bothell, City Council Position 4

Bothell, City Council Position 6

Kirkland, City Council Position 2

City of Shelton, Mayor

City of Lake Forest Park, City Council Position 4

Northshore School, Board Member District 2

Northshore School, Board Member District 3

Pacific, City Mayor

Des Moines, City Council Position 4

Federal Way, City Council Position 1

Federal Way School District, Board of Education Position 3

Skyway Sewer District, Position 5

King County Public Hospital District 1, Commissioner District 2

South King County Fire & Rescue, Commissioner Position 2

South King County Fire & Rescue, Commissioner Position 3

Lakehaven Utility District, Commissioner Position 3

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 4, Seat 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 4, Seat 2

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 4, Seat 3

Pierce County Charter Review Commission District 5, Position 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission District 5, Position 3

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 6, Seat 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission District 6, Position 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 6, Seat 2

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 6, Seat 3

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 7, Seat 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 7, Seat 2

Pierce County Charter Review Commission, District 7, Seat 3

City of Puyallup, City Council District 1, Position 1

City of Puyallup, City Council District 3, Position 1

City of Steilacoom, Historical School Board Position, Position 4

City of Tacoma, City Council District 1

City of Tacoma, City Council District 3

City of Tacoma, City Council District 7

City of Tacoma, City Council District 8

City of Tacoma Civil Service Board

There is a Pierce County Charter Review Commission and also a City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission. If we mix these up accidentally, please accept our apologies.

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 1, Seat 1

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 1, Seat 2

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 1, Seat 3

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 2, Seat 1

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 2, Seat 2

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 2, Seat 3

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 3, Seat 2

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 3, Seat 3

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 4, Seat 1

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 4, Seat 2

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 4, Seat 3

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 5, Seat 1

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 5, Seat 2

City of Tacoma, Charter Review Commission, District 5, Seat 3

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 6, Seat 1

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 6, Seat 2

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 6, Seat 3

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 7, Seat 1

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 7, Seat 2

City of Tacoma Charter Review Commission, District 7, Seat 3

Tacoma School Board, School Director Position 2

Tacoma School, Board Director Position 4

University Place School Board, Position 3

University Place School Board, Position 6

Port of Tacoma Commissioner, Position 5

Bethel School District, Position 4

Pierce County Superior Court, Department 15

Pierce County Superior Court, Department 11

East Pierce Fire & Rescue, Commissioner Position 5

Port of Bremerton, Commissioner Dist 1

Bremerton, City Council District 6

Kitsap County Sewer District Position 3

Central Kitsap School District Director 2

North Kitsap School, Board Director Position 4

Bainbridge Island City Council District 1 At-Large

Bainbridge Island City Council District 4

Bainbridge Island, City Council At Large

City of Bainbridge Island, City Council North Ward

North Mason Regional Fire Authority Position 4

Peninsula School District, Board Position 1

Peninsula School District, Board Position 3

Peninsula School District, Board Position 4

Snohomish County, Executive

  • John Lovick (Snohomish, 1st LD, 10th LD, 32nd LD, 44th LD)

Snohomish County, Assessor

Snohomish County, Auditor

Snohomish County, Clerk

Snohomish County, Sheriff

  • Ty Trenary (Snohomish, 1st LD, 32nd LD, 44th LD)

Snohomish County, Treasurer

Snohomish County Council, District 2

Snohomish County Council, District 3

Snohomish County Charter Review, District 1

Snohomish County Charter Review, District 2

Snohomish County Charter Review, District 3

Snohomish County Charter Review, District 4

Snohomish County Charter Review, District 5

Edmonds City Council, Pos 2

Edmonds, City Council, Position 5

Everett City Council, Pos 4

Everett City Council, Pos 5

Everett City Council, Pos 6

Everett City Council, Pos 7

Lynnwood City Council, Pos 4

Lynnwood, City Council Position 6

Lynnwood City Council, Pos 7

Mukilteo City Council, Pos 5

Edmonds School District, Dist 1

City of Marysville, Council position #5

City of Snohomish, Council-at-large position #2

Fire District 7, Commissioner Position 2

City of Spokane, Mayor

Spokane, City Council President

Spokane City Council, District 1

Spokane City Council, District 2

Spokane City Council, District 3

Spokane School District 81, School Board Position 3

Spokane School District 81, School Board Position 4

Whatcom County, Council District 1

Whatcom County, Council District 2

Port of Bellingham, District 3

Ferndale, City Council Position 4

Bellingham, City Council Ward 1

Bellingham, City Council Ward 3

Bellingham, Council Ward 5

Bellingham, City Council At Large

Recent Updates – duplicates possible in this section – candidates only

WA Representative, District 30, Position 2

King County Assessor

King County Director of Elections

King County Council, District 4

King County Council, District 6

King County Council, District 8

Port of Seattle Commissioner, Position 2

Port of Seattle Commissioner, Position 5

City of Seattle Council, District 1

City of Seattle Council, District 2

City of Seattle Council, District 4

City of Seattle Council, District 5

City of Seattle Council, District 6

City of Seattle Council, District 7

City of Seattle Council, Position 8

City of Seattle Council, Position 9

City of Bellevue Council, Position 5

City of Bothell Council, Position 6

City of Burien Council, Position 2

City of Burien Council, Position 4

City of Burien Council, Position 6

City of Des Moines Council, Position 4

City of Issaquah Council, Position 2

City of Issaquah Council, Position 4

City of Issaquah Council, Position 6

City of Kent Council, Position 1

City of Kent Council, Position 6

City of Kirkland Council, Position 2

City of Kirkland Council, Position 6

City of Lake Forest Park Council, Position 4

City of Medina Council, Position 6

City of Mercer Island Council, Position 1

City of Mercer Island Council, Position 3

City of Mercer Island Council, Position 4

City of Mercer Island Council, Position 5

City of Mercer Island Council, Position 7

City of Pacific Mayor

City of Pacific Council, Position 6

City of Redmond Mayor

City of Redmond Council, Position 5

City of Renton Council, Position 4

City of Sammamish Council, Position 2

City of Sammamish Council, Position 4

City of Sammamish Council, Position 6

City of SeaTac Council, Position 3

City of SeaTac Council, Position 5

City of Shoreline Council, Position 2

City of Shoreline Council, Position 4

City of Shoreline Council, Position 6

City of Tukwila Mayor

City of Tukwila Council, Position 6

Seattle School District No. 1 Director, District 1

Seattle School District No. 1 Director, District 2

Seattle School District No. 1 Director, District 3

Seattle School District No. 1 Director, District 6

Mercer Island School District No. 400 Director, Position 3

Northshore School District No. 417 Director, District 3

South King Fire & Rescue Commissioner, Position 2

Water District No. 54 Commissioner, Position 3

SW Suburban Sewer District Commissioner, Position 3xi

Seattle, City Council District 4

Seattle, City Council District 6

Seattle, City Council District 7

Seattle, City Council Position 9

Seattle, School Board District 1

Seattle, School Board District 2

Seattle, School Board District 3

Seattle, School Board District 6

Port of Seattle, Position 2

Port of Seattle, Position 5

King County, Council District 2

King County, Council District 4

King County, Council District 8

King County, Elections Director

King County, Assessor

Ellensburg City Council Position, Position 7

Ocean Beach Hospital Commissioner, District 3, Position 5

Ocean Beach School District, Position 5

Spokane County Prop 1 Increasing Commissioners From Three to Five

Bellingham Mayor

Bellingham School Board

Bellingham School Board

Whatcom County Proposition 1

Whatcom County Proposition 2

Whatcom County Proposition 3

Whatcom County Proposition 9

Whatcom County Proposition 10

Yelm City Council

Port of Olympia Commissioner, Position 1

Port of Olympia Commissioner, Position 1

Port of Olympia Commissioner, Position 3

King County Council

Pierce County Charter Review Commission District 2, Position 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission District 5, Position 1

Pierce County Charter Review Commission District 5, Position 2

Port of Tacoma Commissioner Positon 5

City of Fife City Council Position 1

City of Puyallup City Council District 1, Position 1

City of Puyallup City Council District 3, Position 1

City of Puyallup City Council At Large Position

Franklin Pierce School District District 1

Franklin Pierce School District District 4

City of Tacoma Citizens Initiative Measure No. 1

City of Tacoma Initiative Measure No. 1B

Tacoma City Council Position 1

Tacoma City Council Position 3

Tacoma City Council Position 7

Tacoma City Council Position 8

Port of Tacoma

Tacoma School Board Position 2

Tacoma School Board Position 4

Metro Parks Position 3

Pierce County Charter Review District 4 Pos 1

Pierce County Charter Review District 4 Pos 2

Pierce County Charter Review District 4 Pos 3

Pierce County Charter Review District 4 Pos 3

Pierce County Charter Review District 5 Pos 1

Pierce County Charter Review District 7 Pos 1

Pierce County Charter Review District 7 Pos 2

Pierce County Charter Review District 7 Pos 3

City of Tacoma Proposition No. 3

City of Tacoma Proposition A – Transportation Sales and Use Tax

School Director, District 2

King County Charter Amendment 1 Law Enforcement Civilian Oversight

King County Propostion 1 Best Start for Kids

Seattle Proposition 1 Seattle Transit Levy

Seattle Initiative I-122 Campaign Finance/Honest Elections

King County Assessor

King County Elections Director

King County Council, District #6

Seattle Port Commission, Position #2

Seattle Port Commission, Position #5

Kirkland City Council, Position #2

Kirkland City Council, Position #6

Mayor of Redmond

Redmond City Council, Position #3

Redmond City Council, Position #5

Sammamish City Council, Position #2

Sammamish City Council, Position #6

Woodinville City Council, Position #4

Seattle City Council District 1

Seattle City Council District 1

Seattle Council Position 8

Seattle Council Position 9

Seattle Council Position 9

King County Council Position 8

Seattle School Board Position 1

Seattle School Board Position 2

Seattle School Board Position 2

Seattle School Board Position 3

Seattle School Board Position 6

Burien City Council Position 2

Burien City Council Position 4

Burien City Council Position 6

King County Assessor

King County Elections Director

Port Commission Position 2

Port Commission Position 5

SW Suburban Sewer District Position 3