Organization Endorsements

The Seattle Times
Alliance for Gun Responsibility
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 117
Seattle Hospitality for Progress
SEIU Healthcare 1199 NW
Amalgamated Transit Union
Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund
The Seattle Medium
Humane Voters of Washington
Seattle Gay News
Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy

Early Endorsers

State Senator Jamie Pedersen
Margaret Pageler
State Senator Reuven Carlyle
Sue Donaldson
  • Mitzi Johanknecht, King County Sheriff
  • Dan Satterberg, King County Prosecuting Attorney
  • Sally Bagshaw, District 7 Councilmember
  • David Wertheimer, former Deputy Director for Pacific Northwest Initiative, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation*
  • Alison Holcomb
  • Melinda Giovengo, YouthCare* Executive Director
  • Gregg Alex, Matt Talbot Center* Executive Director
  • Larry Gossett, King County Councilmember
  • Justice Bobbe and Jon Bridge
  • Eric Trupin, Director of UW Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy*
  • Charles T. Royer, Former Seattle Mayor
  • Phil Fujii, Former Deputy Mayor and Vulcan* Public Policy Specialist
  • Jan Drago, Former Seattle City Council President
  • Tom Graff, Board Member of the Belltown Business Association and President of Ewing & Clark, Inc.*

  • Mike and Donna James
  • Larry Cali, retired KING 5 TV News Reporter & Producer
  • Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) gives Jim Pugel its highest ranking in District 7

Community Leaders

  • Hari Seldon
  • Carole Jordan
  • Ken Hunt
  • Charley Royer
  • Doug McElroy
  • Malcolm Witter
  • Steve Berard
  • Marty Bisch
  • Paul Kraabel
  • Joan Kiefner
  • Tom Garcia
  • Nita Rinehart
  • Don and Bobbie Barnhart
  • Anne Bremner
  • Donald Immerwahr
  • Rich Berkowitz
  • Emily Evans
  • Michael Cuppetelli
  • Patti Kimerer
  • William Chao
  • Ann Doll
  • Brian Smith
  • William Justen
  • Paul Kimerer
  • John Nagy
  • Geoff Prentiss
  • Mohamed Said
  • Ros Posthuma
  • Mark Roe
  • Celeste Gazarek
  • Bruce Richards
  • Mike O’Byrne
  • Mike Roberts
  • Paul Gutowski
  • Joseph Nickerson
  • Beth Knox
  • Leo Poort
  • Deborah Ferguson
  • David D. Lewis
  • Joe Blattner
  • Stephen Larson
  • Edward Pasatiempo
  • Andrew Greene
  • Michael Velling
  • Susan Radant
  • Mike Hughes