Washington State Elections

2023 Endorsements

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Primary Election August 2023

Key Dates

October 20

Start of 18-day voting period (through Primary Election Day). Ballots are mailed out.

October 30

Online and mail registrations must be received 8 days before Election Day.

November 7

ELECTION DAY. Mailed ballot must be postmarked by today. Ballot drop boxes are open until 8pm. Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).

Our Endorsements

Auburn City Council

James Jeyaraj

Auburn County Council, Pos. 3

Hanan Amer

Auburn City Council, Pos. 7

Bellevue City Council

Janice Zahn

Bellevue City Council, Pos. 5

Mo Malakoutian

Bellevue City Council, Pos. 3

Dave Hamilton

Bellevue City Council, Pos. 7

John Stokes

Bellevue City Council, Pos. 1

Bothell City Council

Mason Thompson

Bothell City Council, Pos. 2

Burien City Council

Krystal Marx

Burien City Council, Pos. 6

Patricia Hudson

Burien City Council, Pos. 4

Cydney Moore

Burien City Council, Pos. 2

Edmonds Mayor

Mike Nelson

Evergreen Kirkland Commissioner

Amber Wise

Fife City Council

Bryan Yambe

Fife City Council, Pos. 1

Issaquah City Council

Victoria Hunt

Issaquah City Council, Pos. 6

Zach Hall

Issaquah City Council, Pos. 2

King County Council

Teresa Mosqueda

King County Council, Dist. 8

Girmay Zahilay

King County Council, Dist. 2

Jorge Barón

King County Council, Dist. 4

Kirkland City Council

Amy Falcone

Kirkland City Council, Pos. 6

North Bend City Council

Heather Koellen

North Bend City Council, Pos. 3

Olympia City Council

Dontae Payne

Olympia Mayor

Yến Huỳnh

Olympia City Council, Pos. 2

Dani Madrone

Olympia City Council, Pos. 3

Puyallup City Council

Lauren Adler

Puyallup City Council

Shellie Willis

Puyallup City Council

Dean Johnson

Puyallup City Council At-Large

Redmond City Council

Osman Salahuddin

Redmond City Council At-Large

Angie Nuevacamina

Redmond City Council Pos. 7

Angela Birney

Redmond Mayor

Renton City Council

Kim-Khánh Van

Renton City Council Pos. 7

Sanjeev Yonzon

Renton City Council Pos. 4

Ed Prince

Renton City Council Pos. 5

Erica Conway

Renton City Council Pos. 3

SeaTac City Council

Senayet Negusse

SeaTac City Council, Pos. 1

Damiana Merryweather

SeaTac City Council, Pos. 7

Elizabeth Greninger

SeaTac City Council, Pos. 3

Seattle City Council

Tammy Morales

Seattle City Council, Dist. 2

Cathy Moore

Seattle City Council, Dist. 5

ChrisTiana ObeySumner

Seattle City Council, Dist. 5

Dan Strauss

Seattle City Council, Dist. 6

Maren Costa

Seattle City Council, Dist. 1

Andrew Lewis

Seattle City Council, Dist. 7

Alex Hudson

Seattle City Council, Dist. 3

Ron Davis

Seattle City Council, Dist. 4

Snohomish County Council

Megan Dunn

Snohomish County Council, Dist. 2

Strom Peterson

Snohomish County Council, Dist. 3

Dave Somers

Snohomish County Executive

Snohomish County Sheriff

Susanna Johnson

Snohomish Hospital District 2

Deana Knutsen

Spokane City Council

Betsy Wilkerson

Spokane City Council President

Lisa Brown

Spokane Mayor

Paul Dillon

Spokane City Council, Dist. 2

Kitty Klitzke

Spokane City Council, Dist. 3

Lindsey Shaw

Spokane City Council, Dist. 1

Tacoma City Council

Olgy Diaz

Tacoma City Council, Pos. 7

Jamika Scott

Tacoma City Council, Pos. 3

Kristina Walker

Tacoma City Council, Pos. 8

Port of Tacoma

Kristin Ang

Port Commissioner 5

Tukwila City Council

Armen Papayan

Tukwila City Council, Pos. 1

Tukwila Mayor

Kate Kruller

University Place School Board

T'wina Nobles

Valley Medical Center Commissioner

Anthony Berkley

Whatcom County Council

Satpal Sidhu

Whatcom County Executive

John Scanlon

Whatcom City Council, At-Large Position B

Whatcom County Sherriff

Donnell "Tank" Tanksley

Yakima City Council

Dulce Gutierrez

Yakima City Council, Pos. 1

Holly Cousens

Yakima City Council, Pos. 7


Seattle Prop. 1: YES for Homes

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