A friendly reminder from the WSNA-PAC Board that Washington state’s Primary Election is Tuesday, August 6 – no postage is required to mail your ballot! The WSNA-PAC has endorsed candidates in two special election legislative races.
Find out which candidates in the 2018 general election will be champions for nursing's causes.
This year’s primary election saw increased voter turnout across Washington state. Now, it’s time to Get Out the Vote for a pro-nurse legislature!
Your WSNA-PAC Board is a powerhouse of political action for nurses and patients.
With your help, we will elect a pro-nurse legislature and we will pass the rest breaks bill next session.
As nurses, we know it’s important to elect candidates who support patient safety and who will help makes gains for our profession.
This year, we are proud to support two WSNA members running for office in the 34th legislative district, which covers West Seattle, Vashon Island and Burien.
WSNA-PAC supports candidates and incumbents who are strong on nursing and patient safety issues, regardless of political party affiliation.
The WSNA-PAC has endorsed candidates running for election to the Washington State Legislature. The 2018 Washington state primary election is August 7.
Great news: 100% of the WSNA-PAC endorsed candidates won their elections this year.
Each election cycle, the Washington State Nurses Association Political Action Committee (WSNA-PAC) receives dozens of requests for endorsement. Why? Because candidates value the support of nurses, and WSNA-PAC’s endorsement sends a strong message to voters.
The WSNA-PAC Board has endorsed a number of candidates running in special elections for the Washington State Legislature.
The WSNA-PAC board has endorsed candidates for the 2017 Washington State Primary.
WSNA-PAC (Political Action Committee) 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. In the Summer 2016 issue of The Washington Nurse, we profiled a number of candidates endorsed by the WSNA-PAC.
As the current Chair of WSNA’s Legislative & Health Policy Council, Lynette Vehrs well understands the tremendous impact state legislation and policies have on nursing and health care. As a past member of several bargaining teams, she knows the importance of collective bargaining to win working conditions that allow nurses to give…
In her 17 years working in school nursing and public education leadership, Robin Fleming has worked to advance the support services she views as essential to supporting learning and eliminating achievement gaps.
Nine years ago, Purcell returned to Longview, buying the home she was raised in from her parents. Her time navigating the health care system to help her aging parents deal with heart issues, memory loss and other effects of aging, gave her a deep respect for the role nurses play. She views the role of nurses in the healthcare system…
Tim Probst served as a State Representative for the 17th District from 2009 to 2013. He gave up his House seat in 2012 to run for the Senate against Don Benton. Outspent by $200,000 and running against an 18-year incumbent Senator, Probst lost by only 78 votes after multiple recounts.
Mike Pellicciotti has spent the last three years combatting healthcare provider fraud and elder abuse/neglect as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Washington. For eight years before that, he served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for King County.
Sen. Mark Mullet is running for re-election based on a record that includes support for Labor and health care transparency, among other issues.