46th LD Blog

2022 Pre-Primary Endorsements are Announced!

The 46th District Democrats are proud to have endorsed the following candidates at the endorsement meeting held on May 22, 2022:


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)

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

Reminder! Two important meetings this week - 5/18 + 5/22

This is only happens once a year!  Two important meetings in one week: 

May 2022 Meeting of the 46th LD Democrats on Wednesday 5/18/22 at 7:00pm

Click here to register for the May regular meeting.

We have two more major candidate forums on tap for this meeting! We also have a preview of the endorsement meeting on May 22, so that meeting can go smoothly, a resolution to consider, and things you can do to assist with the Initiative 135 signature gathering campaign.

Everyone welcome - invite your friends and neighbors to the candidate forum!

ALSO! Mark your calendars for 11:00am on Sunday, May 22! This is the annual Endorsement Meeting of the 46th District Democrats.  Often the most exciting meeting of the year, have your say about who should represent the 46th District in Olympia and beyond.

Register Here for the Endorsement Meeting!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

New to the 46th? The names of all members in good standing of the 32nd, 36th, and 43rd LDs were re-districted into the "new" 46th have been provided to us by your former district, and your membership will be recognized by the 46th. Welcome!

Districted out of the 46th?  If you were a member of the 46th district in the first three months of the year, you remain an "Associate Member" of the 46th District, and will continue to receive our communications.

Please register for each Zoom meeting as early as possible, so your voting credential can be generated and meeting materials issued to members in good standing prior to the meeting.  We can avoid a bottleneck as each meeting starts if you register early - at least two days before the meeting.