2020 Endorsements

Your voting guide for the General Election 2020:

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46th District Democrats 2020 General Election Voting Recommendation Summary

In the order the races appear on your General Election ballot:

Washington State Measures

Referendum 90 (Comprehensive Sexual Health Education) - Approved

Advisory Measures 32, 33, 34, 35 - Maintained

ESJR 8212 - Constitutional Amendment (Allow Investment of Public Funds held for Long-term Care funding) - Approved


King County Measures

King County Charter Amendment 1 (Inquests in Law Enforcement-related deaths) - Yes

King County Charter Amendment 2 (Allow disposition of County-owned real estate for below market value when used for affordable housing.) - Yes

King County Charter Amendment 3 (Amend charter to remove references to "citizens" and use instead "residents" or "public" where appropriate for the sections related to the Charter Review Commission.) - Yes

King County Charter Amendment 4 (Allow subpoena power to Office of Law Enforcement Oversight) - Yes

King County Charter Amendment 5 (Change from elected to appointed County Sheriff) - Yes

King County Charter Amendment 6 (Establishing duties of county sheriff's office by county ordinance and county executive) - Yes

King County Charter Amendment 7 (Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Family Caregiver, Military or Veteran Status) - Yes

King County Proposition 1:  Harborview Hospital Bonds - Approved


Federal Offices

President and Vice President of the United States - Joseph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris

US Representative – Congressional District 1 (Kenmore):  Suzan DelBene

US Representative – Congressional District 7 (Lake Forest Park and Seattle):  Pramila Jayapal


State Offices

Governor:  Jay Inslee

Lieutenant Governor:  Denny Heck OR Marko Liias (dual endorsement – vote for only one)

Secretary of State:  Gael Tarleton

Treasurer:  Mike Pelliccotti

Auditor:  Patrice (Pat) McCarthy

Attorney General:  Bob Ferguson

Commissioner of Public Lands:  Hilary Franz

Superintendent of Public Instruction:  Chris Reykdal

Insurance Commissioner:  Mike Kreidler

46th District State Representative, Position 1:  Gerry Pollet

46th District State Representative, Position 2:  Javier Valdez


State Supreme Court

Position 3 - Raquel Montoya-Lewis

Position 4 - Charles W Johnson

Position 6 - G. Helen Whitener


King County Superior Court

Position 13 - Hillary Madsen

Position 30 - Doug North


City of Seattle

Proposition 1: Sales Tax for Transit and Transportation Needs - Yes

All candidates recommended in the 2020 General Election are either directly endorsed by the 46th District Democrats, or are the National Nominees of the Democratic Party.



Congratulations to the candidates endorsed on the evening of May 20th!



Member of Congress, District 1:  Suzan DelBene

Member of Congress, District 7:  Pramila Jayapal


Lieutenant Governor:  (dual) Denny Heck and Marko Liias

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands: Hilary Franz

State Supreme Court, Position 6: G. Helen Whitener

State Representative, Position 1:  Gerry Pollet

State Representative, Position 2:  Javier Valdez


King County Superior Court, Position 13:  Hillary Madsen

King County Superior Court, Position 26:  David Keenan

King County Superior Court, Position 30:  Doug North