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WSNA-PAC Endorsements


This story was published in the Fall 2020 issue of The Washington Nurse magazine.


You can find a list of current WSNA-PAC endorse­ments below. This list will be updated throughout the election season.

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WSNA-PAC is committed to its mission as a nonpar­tisan organi­za­tion repre­senting the inter­ests of regis­tered nurses concerned with promoting quality patient care through the polit­ical process.

WSNA-PAC endorses in many statewide races but does not endorse for Federal Elections such as Congres­sional or Presi­den­tial races. In this year’s elections, WSNA-PAC will be focused on the following races:

  • Governor
  • State Treasurer
  • Attorney General
  • Super­in­ten­dent of Public Instruction
  • State Legis­la­ture

WSNA-PAC takes many factors into account prior to endorsing a candi­date, including but not limited to:

  • Returned WSNA-PAC questionnaire
  • Inter­view with WSNA-PAC Board
  • Voting record on WSNA priority issues, if incumbent

No WSNA dues money is used for candi­date contri­bu­tions, and contri­bu­tions to the WSNA-PAC are volun­tary. In order for us to be of assis­tance, in addition to lending our name to candi­dates that we know will support us, we’d like to help them finan­cially. We cannot do so without your help. Please consider giving to the WSNA-PAC fund today to increase our leverage and give the candi­dates the help that they need to win. Visit wsna​.org/​PAC/donate.

For any further questions or to find out how to get involved, please contact Public Affairs Associate Director Katharine Weiss.

To learn more about WSNA-PAC’s endorse­ment process, read Decoding WSNA-PAC’s endorse­ment process.


Endorsements #

Statewide races #

Governor
  • Jay Inslee (D)
Treasurer
  • Mike Pellic­ciotti (D)
Attorney General
  • Bob Ferguson (D)
Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Chris Reykdal

State legislative races #

1st Legislative District
  • Senator Derek Stanford (D)
  • Rep. Davina Duerr (D)
  • Rep. Shelly Kloba (D)
3rd Legislative District
  • Senator Andy Billig (D)
  • Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D)
  • Rep. Timm Ormsby (D)
4th Legislative District
  • Lori Feagan, ARNP (D)
5th Legislative District
  • Ingrid Anderson, RN, Senate (D & WSNA Member)
  • Rep. Bill Ramos (D)
  • Rep. Lisa Callan (D)
6th Legislative District
  • Rep. Mike Volz (R)
8th Legislative District
  • Rep. Matt Boehnke (R)
10th Legislative District
  • Helen Price Johnson, Senate (D)
  • Angie Homola (D)
  • Rep. Dave Paul
11th Legislative District
  • Senator Bob Hasegawa (D)
  • Rep. Zack Hudgins (D)
  • Rep. Steve Bergquist (D)
14th Legislative District
  • Rep. Gina Mosbrucker (R)
16th Legislative District
  • Danielle Garbe Reser, Senate (D)
  • Rep. Skyler Rude (R)
17th Legislative District
  • Daniel Smith, Senate (D)
  • Tanisha Harris, Rep. (D)
  • Rep. Paul Harris (R)
19th Legislative District
  • Marianna Hopkins Everson, RN (D)
  • Rep. Brian Blake (D)
  • Senator Dean Takko (D)
21st Legislative District
  • Rep. Strom Peterson (D)
  • Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self (D)
22nd Legislative District
  • Rep. Laurie Dolan (D)
  • Jessica Bateman (D)
23rd Legislative District
  • Tarra Simmons, Rep. (D), former RN
  • Rep. Drew Hansen (D)
24th Legislative District
  • Senator Kevin Van De Wege (D)
  • Rep. Steve Tharinger (D)
25th Legislative District
  • Julie Door, Senate (D)
  • Jamie Smith, Rep. (D)
  • Brian Duthie, Rep. (D)
26th Legislative District
  • Carrie Hesch, Rep. (D)
  • Rep. Michelle Caldier (R)
27th Legislative District
  • Senator Jeannie Darneille (D)
  • Speaker Laurie Jinkins (D)
  • Rep. Jake Fey (D)
28th Legislative District
  • Dan Bronoske, Rep. (D)
  • Senator Steve O’Ban (R)
  • Rep. Mari Leavitt (D)
29th Legislative District
  • Rep. Melanie Morgan (D)
  • Rep. Steve Kirby (D)
30th Legislative District
  • Jamila Taylor, Rep. (D)
  • Rep. Jesse Johnson (D)
33rd Legislative District
  • Rep. Tina Orwall (D)
  • Rep. Mia Gregerson (D)
34th Legislative District
  • Rep. Eileen Cody, RN (D)
  • Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (D)
36th Legislative District
  • Rep. Noël Frame (D)
  • Liz Berry, Rep. (D)
37th Legislative District
  • Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (D)
  • Kirsten Harris Talley (D)
38th Legislative District
  • Senator June Robinson (D)
  • Rep. Mike Sells (D)
  • Rep. Emily Wicks, Rep. (D)
40th Legislative District
  • Rep. Debra Lekanoff (D)
  • Rep. Alex Ramel (D)
41st Legislative District
  • Rep. Tana Senn (D)
  • Rep. My-Linh Thai (D)
42nd Legislative District
  • Alicia Rule, Rep. (D)
  • Rep. Sharon Shewmake (D)
43rd Legislative District
  • Rep. Frank Chopp (D)
  • Nicole Macri (D)
44th Legislative District
  • Rep. John Lovick (D)
  • April Berg, Rep. (D)
46th Legislative District
  • Rep. Gerry Pollet (D)
  • Rep. Javier Valdez (D)
47th Legislative District
  • Rep. Debra Entenman (D)
  • Rep. Pat Sullivan (D)
48th Legislative District
  • Rep. Vandana Slatter (D)
  • Rep. Amy Walen (D)
49th Legislative District
  • Senator Annette Cleve­land (D)

No WSNA dues money is used for candi­date contri­bu­tions, and contri­bu­tions to the WSNA-PAC are volun­tary. In order for us to be of assis­tance, in addition to lending our name to candi­dates that we know will support us, we’d like to help them finan­cially. We cannot do so without your help. Please consider giving to the WSNA-PAC fund today to increase our leverage and give the candi­dates the help that they need to win. Visit wsna​.org/​PAC/donate.

For any further questions or to find out how to get involved, please contact Public Affairs Associate Director Katharine Weiss.

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