WSNA members running for State Legislature

WSNA members Duncan Camacho and Terri Niles are running for office. Let's send these nurses to the State Legislature!

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Duncan Camacho

WSNA nurse candidate for 18th LD, House, Pos. 2

Duncan Camacho is a WSNA member and officer, and an ICU nurse in Vancouver at Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center. He is running for the Washington State House of Representatives in the 18th legislative district, position 2. Duncan was endorsed by the WSNA-PAC in April.

Duncan intends to bring his pragmatic, common sense approach to problem solving to representing his community in the state legislature. As a nurse and former paramedic, Duncan also brings extensive healthcare expertise as we continue to deal with COVID-19 and its impact on our healthcare system. Some of his goals include creating family wage jobs, championing and supporting our public education system, and public safety in the way of making sure emergency personnel have the tools they need to do their jobs. He and his wife, Dana, and their two daughters live in North Vancouver.

In addition to the WSNA-PAC endorsement, Duncan is endorsed by the Washington State Labor Council, SEIU Local 925, IBEW 48, UFCW, Teamsters, Clark County Democrats, and Representatives Monica Stonier (D-49) and Sharon Wylie (D-49), among others.

Duncan received 44% of the vote in the primary election. This is the highest percentage of any of the candidates in that race.

Duncan Camacho's campaign website

Terri Niles

WSNA nurse candidate for 17th LD, House, Pos. 1

Terri Niles is a WSNA member and nurse who is running for the Washington State House of Representatives in the 17th legislative district, position 1. The WSNA-PAC endorsed Terri’s campaign in July.

Terri’s priorities include jobs, healthcare, housing, infrastructure, supporting public safety, and strengthening education. As a nurse and labor negotiator, she has experience collaborating and working towards consensus.

Terri is endorsed by the Washington State Labor Council, IAFF Local 452, Pro-Choice Washington, Representative Sharon Wylie (D-49), and Senator Annette Cleveland (D-49), among others.

Terri won in the primary election with the highest percentage of all other candidates in that race with 43% of the vote.

Terri Niles' campaign website