Endorse Joe

Elected Officials

“Day in and day out, Joe McDermott delivers results for the people of Seattle and King County and we need him to continue that work in Congress. In a time of divisive partisanship back in Washington DC, Joe has the experience to work across the aisle to do the hard work of getting things done.” – Seattle City Councilmember Rob Johnson

Dow Constantine, King County Executive

State Senator Sharon Nelson, Democratic Leader, Washington State Senate

Dave Somers, Snohomish County Executive

Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41), Congressional Progressive Caucus Vice-Chair, LGBT Equality Caucus Co-Chair

State Representative Eileen Cody, 34th LD

State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon, 34th LD

State Representative Sharon Tomiko-Santos, 37th LD

State Representative Sam Hunt, 22nd LD

Margarita Prentice, former State Senator, 11th LD

Claudia Balducci, King County Councilmember

Jeanne Kohl-Welles, King County Councilmember

Dave Upthegrove, King County Councilmember

Larry Phillips, former King County Councilmember

Julia Patterson, former King County Councilmember

Terry Ryan, Chair, Snohomish County Council

Brian Sullivan, Snohomish County Councilmember

Stephanie Wright, Snohomish County Councilmember

John Arthur Wilson, King County Assessor

Rob Johnson, Seattle City Councilmember

Tom Rassmussen, former Seattle City Councilmember

Shari Winstead, Deputy Mayor, Shoreline City Council

Keith McGlashan, Shoreline City Councilmember

Jesse Salomon, Shoreline City Councilmember

Janet Way, former Shoreline City Councilmember

Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Council President, Edmonds City Council

Leslie Harris, Seattle Public Schools Boardmember

Amy Walen, Mayor, City of Kirkland

John Marchione, Mayor, City of Redmond

Dave Kaplan, Mayor, City of Des Moines

Ruth Perez, Renton City Councilmember

Paul Roberts, Everett City Councilmember

Doug Osterman, former Normandy Park City Councilmember

“Leadership on reducing carbon emissions, passing real campaign finance reform and securing rights and protections for the LGBTQ community – you name it and Joe’s done it in Washington state. We need members of Congress like Joe back in Washington D.C. to help us not just talk about the important challenges we face, but actually solve them.” – Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41)

Organizational Support

Joe knows what it takes to get our economy moving — great jobs and wages building our region’s infrastructure.” – Monty Anderson, Executive Secretary of Seattle/King County Building and Construction Trades Council.

Congressional Equality PAC

34th Legislative District Democrats

Washington Federation of State Employees – AFSCME Council 28

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

Seattle/King County Building and Construction Trades Council

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers & Boilermakers Local 502

Operating Engineers Local 302

Central Puget Sound Carpenters Local 30 – Pacific Northwest Regional Union of Carpenters

Washington Interior Systems Local Union 41 – Pacific Northwest Regional Union of Carpenters

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 32

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 587

National Association of REALTORS (RPAC)

King County Court Protection Guild (Sheriff’s Marshals)

Washington State Democrats Veterans and Military Families Caucus

Patients and working people in Washington are better off because of Joe’s leadership…Joe has the track record that shows he will fight for what’s right.” – Scott Canaday, Angio Tech and Vice President of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

Community Leaders

Bob Santos, Civil Rights Leader

Someireh Amirfaiz, former Executive Director, Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)*

Rick Steves

Josh Friedes, former Executive Director of Equal Rights Washington*

Joan Coal Duffell, International Education Leader

Marcee Stone-Vekich, Chair, 34th District Democrats

Karl De-Jong, former Chair, King County Democrats*

Susan Sheary, former Chair, King County Democrats*

Ivan Weiss, former Chair and current rabblerouser, 34th District Democrats

Dave Freiboth, former Executive Secretary, M.L. King County Labor Council*

Monty Anderson, Executive Secretary, Seattle/King County Building and Construction Trades Council

Jimmy Haun, Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters*

Brooks Salazar, WFSE Executive Board and M.L. King County Central Labor Council*

Rev. Kerry Kirking, Priest Associate, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church*

Maryanne Tagney, Environmental leader and President of the Seattle Opera Board*

Lois Schipper, Seattle, Nurse and Healthcare Leader

Nancy Woodland, Seattle, Executive Director of Westside Baby*

Tag Gornall, Vashon, President, Vashon-Maury Health Collaborative*

Dr. Don-Michael Bradford, Seattle, Veterans Community Leader

Heather Barker, Seattle, Teacher

Ted B. Barker, Seattle

Shannon L. Braddock, Seattle

Russ Brubaker, Seattle

James Bush, Seattle

Mary M. Ettel, Seattle

Jake Jacobovitch, Vashon Island

Claire L. Foster, Seattle

Robert Johnston,Seattle

Ronald S. Jones, Seattle

Barbara Schaad-Lamphere, Seattle

Nathan Thomas, Seattle

Christopher J. Arkills, Seattle

Joseph Bogaard, Vashon, Environmental Leader

John Comick, Seattle, Business Owner

Liz Donehue, Seattle

Carla Okigwe, Vashon

Candace T. O’Neill, Seattle

Audrey Zemke, Seattle

Robert M. Rosenberger, Seattle

Rachelle Lee Wills, Seattle

Peter Benarcik, Seattle

Nina Hadley, Seattle

Juan Cotto, Seattle

Melody Curtiss, Bainbridge Island

John Brigham, Seattle

Ken Block, Seattle

Susan Petty, Shoreline

Carol Anne Maiers, Kent

Mike Utterstrom, Seattle

Carolyn A. Busch, Seattle

Joan Ronnenkamp, Seattle

Walt Tabler, Seattle

Terry Simpson, Seattle

Robert T. Fraser, Seattle

Niko Battle

Barbara A. Clark, Redmond

Patricia L. Hayes, Seattle

Richard V. Gidner, Renton

Lyle Martin, Shoreline

Sharon MacTavish, Seattle

Ken Devones, Seattle

Linda M. Youngs, Seattle

Ben J. Doko, Seattle

Mark Long, Bellevue

Claribel Louise Miller, Seattle

Kirk Laughlin, Seattle

Maribeth Capeloto, Seattle

Azziem Hassan Underwood, Renton

Gay Jungemann, Vashon

Robin Miller Thomas, Vashon

Michael Soltman, Vashon Island

Peggy Abby, West Seattle

*Organizations and affiliation are for identification purposes only and do not represent an organizational endorsement.