2022 Endorsed Candidates

The 46th District Democrats are proud to have endorsed the following candidates at our Endorsement Meeting on May 22, 2022:

Additional pre-primary endorsements for races not already considered may be made at the June meeting, and General Election endorsements will be considered at the August meeting.


United States Senate

Patty Murray


United States House of Representatives, CD 7

Pramila Jayapal


Washington Secretary of State

Steve Hobbs


State Senate

Javier Valdez


State House of Representatives, Position 1

Gerry Pollet


State House of Representatives, Position 2

With a deep field of highly-qualified Democratic candidates, no endorsement decision was made at this time.  We will revisit this race after the Primary.


King County Prosecutor

Leesa Manion


King County Superior Court

Department 2:  Kristin Ballinger


King County District Court – West (Seattle district)

Position 1:  Lisa Paglisotti

Position 2:  Kuljinder Dhillon

Position 3:  Rebecca Robertson


Seattle Municipal Court

Position 3:  Pooja Vaddadi

Position 4:  Anita Crawford-Willis

Position 5:  Willie J Gregory

Position 6:  Faye Chess

Position 7:  Damon Shadid