Organization Endorsements

Other early endorsers include:

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