Endorsements by Elected Officials

U.S. Congress 

  • Suzan DelBene - WA 1st Congressional District
  • Denny Heck - WA 10th Congressional District
  • Rick Larsen - WA 2nd Congressional District
  • Derek Kilmer - WA 6th Congressional District
  • Jim McDermott - WA 7th Congressional District
  • Patty Murray - Senator
  • Adam Smith - WA 9th Congressional District

State Officials

  • Jay Inslee - Governor
  • Mike Kreidler - Washington Insurance Commissioner

State Senators

  • Andy Billig - Senator 3rd Legislative District
  • Reuven Carlyle - Senator 36th Legislative District
  • Maralyn Chase - Senator 32nd Legislative District
  • Steve Conway - Senator 29th Legislative District
  • Karen Fraser - Senator 22nd Legislative District
  • David Frockt - Senator 46th Legislative District
  • Cyrus Habib - Senator 48th Legislative District
  • Bob Hasegawa- Senator 11th Legislative District
  • Steve Hobbs - Senator 44th Legislative District
  • Pramila Jayapal - Senator 37th Legislative District
  • Adam Kline -former Senator 37th Legislative District
  • Marko Liias -  Senator 23rd Legislative District
  • Rosemary McAuliffe - Senator 1st Legislative District
  • John McCoy - Senator 38th Legislative District
  • Mark Miloscia - Senator 30th Legislative District
  • Mark Mullet - Senator 5th Legislative District
  • Sharon Nelson - Senator 34th Legislative District
  • Christine Rolfes - Senator 23rd Legislative District
  • Dean Takko - Senator 19th Legislative District

State Representatives                                                                 

  • Seth Armstrong - former 36th Legislative District
  • Steve Bergquist -  11th Legislative District
  • Judy Clibborn -  41st Legislative District
  • Eileen Cody -  34th Legislative District
  • Jessyn Farrell -  46th Legislative District
  • Noel Frame - 36th Legislative District
  • Joe Fitzgibbon -  34th Legislative District
  • Roger Goodman -  45th Legislative District
  • Mia Gregerson -  33rd Legislative District
  • Carol Gregory -  30th Legislative District
  • Drew Hansen -  23rd Legislative District
  • Zack Hudgins -  11th Legislative District
  • Sam Hunt -  22nd Legislative District
  • Laurie Jinkins -  27th Legislative District
  • Ruth Kagi -  32nd Legislative District
  • Christine Kilduff -  28th Legislative District
  • Patty Kuderer - 48th Legislative District
  • Gene Lux - former 37th Legislative District
  • Joan McBride -  former 48th Legislative District
  • Jim Moeller -  49th Legislative District
  • Luis Moscoso - 1st Legislative District
  • Dick Nelson - former 32nd Legislative District
  • Tim Ormsby - 3rd Legislative District
  • Lillian Ortiz-Self - 21st Legislative District
  • Tina Orwall -  33rd Legislative District
  • Strom Peterson - 21st Legislative District
  • Gerry Pollet -  46th Legislative District
  • Chris Reykdal -  22nd Legislative District
  • Marcus Riccelli - 3rd Legislative District
  • June Robinson - 38th Legislative District
  • J.D. Rossetti - 19th Legislative District
  • Cindy Ryu -  32nd Legislative District
  • Sharon Tomiko Santos -  37th Legislative District
  • Mike Sells -  38th Legislative District 
  • Tana Senn -  41st Legislative District
  • Larry Springer - 45th Legislative District
  • Derek Stanford -  1st Legislative District
  • Gael Tarleton -  36th Legislative District
  • Steve Tharinger - 24th Legislative District
  • Brady Walkinshaw - 43rd Legislative District
  • Kevin Van De Wege - 24th Legislative District
  • Sharon Wylie - 49th Legislative District

County Officials

  • Claudia Balducci - King County Council
  • Dow Constantine - King County Executive
  • Rod Dembowski - King County Council
  • Charlotte Garrido - Kitsap County Commissioner
  • Fred Felleman - Port of Seattle
  • Larry Gossett - King County Council
  • Courtney Gregoire - Port of Seattle
  • Lloyd Hara -former King County Auditor
  • Jean Kohl-Welles - King County Council
  • Joe McDermott - King County Council
  • Larry Phillips - former King County Council
  • Dave Upthegrove - King County Council
  • John Wilson - King County Auditor

City Officials

  • Kimberly Allen - Redmond City Council
  • Dave Asher - Kirkland City Council
  • Van AuBuchon - Lynnwood City Council
  • Angela Birney - Redmond City Council
  • Susan Boundy-Sanders - Woodinville City Council
  • Tim Burgess - Seattle City Council
  • Rick Burke - Seattle School Board
  • Brenda Fincher - Kent City Council
  • Ava Frisinger - former Mayor of Issaquah
  • Jill Geary - Seattle School Board
  • Don Gerend - Mayor of Sammamish
  • Jean Godden - former Seattle City Council
  • Lorena Gonzalez - Seattle City Council
  • Leanne Guier -  Mayor of Pacific
  • Will Hall - Shoreline City Council
  • Bruce Harrell - Seattle City Council
  • Leslie Harris - Seattle School Board
  • Lisa Herbold - Seattle City Council
  • Nigel Herbig - Kenmore City Council
  • Kathleen Huckabay - Sammamish City Council Member/Former Mayor
  • Anders Ibsen - Tacoma City Council
  • Rob Johnson - Seattle City Council
  • Debora Juarez - Seattle City Council
  • Phillipa Kassover - Lake Forest Park City Council
  • Shelly Kloba - Kirkland City Council
  • Hank Margeson - Redmond City Council
  • Michael McGinn - former Mayor of Seattle
  • Ryan McIrvin - Renton City Council
  • Marty McLaren - former Seattle School Board
  • Marlla Mhoon - Covington City Council
  • Ed Murray - Mayor of Seattle
  • Greg Nickels - former Mayor of Seattle
  • Mike O'Brien - Seattle City Council
  • Lynne Robinson - Bellevue City Council
  • Jesse Salomen - Shoreline City Council
  • Kshama Sawant - Seattle City Council
  • Steve Schmalz - Mukilteo City Council
  • Vandana Slatter - Bellevue City Council
  • Shirley Sutton - Lynnwood City Council
  • Keith Scully - Shoreline City Council
  • Jim Street - former Seattle City Council
  • Penny Sweet - Kirkland City Council
  • Sheree Wen - Medina City Council
  • Shari Winstead - Deputy Mayor Shoreline

ABOUT 735 PLEDGE TO VOTE

Joe Podorsek "I’m involved in Initiative 735 because the cost of elections means people are elected who do not represent my needs or the needs of the common good."
- Joe Podorsek, 84, retired Navy, Issaquah

Kaylee Mathews "I believe that everyone should have a voice, regardless of how much money they have, so I support Initiative 735."
- Kaylee Mathews, 22, massage therapist, Tacoma

Gary McCaig "I work on Initiative 735 because I love my great-grandchildren. Any change now, even a small change, will give them big benefits later."
- Gary McCaig, 67, retired, Lynnwood

Parker Muller "I volunteer for Initiative 735 because free and fair elections should be based off ideas and policies, not who has the bigger wallet."
- Parker Muller, 26, student, Richland

Maggie Sullivan "I support Initiative 735 because I want a political system where corporations can't buy politicians to do their bidding."
- Maggie Sullivan, 60, carpenter, Alger

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