2023 Endorsements


Clark County
Port of Vancouver Position 1: Don Orange

King County
King County Council Position 4: Jorge Baró n and Sarah Reyneveld*
King County Council Position 8: Teresa Mosqueda

Port of Seattle Position 2: Sam Cho
Port of Seattle Position 5: Fred Felleman

Pierce County
Port of Tacoma Position 5: Kristin Ang

Snohomish County
Snohomish County Executive: Dave Somers
Snohomish County Auditor: Cindy Gobel
Snohomish County Council District 2: Megan Dunn (D)

Thurston County
Port of Olympia District 4: Maggie Sanders

Whatcom County
Whatcom County Executive: Satpal Sidhu
Whatcom County District 5: Jackie Dexter
Whatcom County Council At-Large, Position B: Jon Scanlon


City Council Position 5: Janice Zahn

Mayor: Seth Fleetwood
City Council Position 3: Dan Hammill

City Council Position 2: Mason Thompson
City Council Position 4: Carston Curd
City Council Position 6: Amanda Dodd

Mayor: Mike Nelson
City Council Position 6: Susan Paine

Gig Harbor
City Council Position 4: Mary Barber

City Council Position 6: Victoria Hunt

City Council Position 2: Kelli Curtis

City Council Position 2: Ramona Leber

City Council Position 2: Joe Colombo

Mayor: Angela Birney
City Council Position 3: Jessica Forsythe
City Council Position 5: Vanessa Kritzer
City Council Position 7: Osman Salahuddin

City Council Position 3: Sid Gupta
City Council Position 4: Kerry Bosworth
City Council Position 6: Pamela Stuart

City Council Position 1: Senayet Negusse
City Council Position 5: James Lovell

Mayor: Lisa Brown
City Council District 1, Position 1: Lindsey Shaw
City Council District 2, Position 1: Paul Dillon
City Council District 3, Position 1: Kitty Klitzke

City Council Position 3: Jamika Scott
City Council Position 7: Olgy Diaz
City Council Position 8: Kristina Walker

City Council Position 6: Sarah Fox and Leah Perkel*

*Over nearly three decades, Washington Conservation Action has worked to ensure our endorsement is a clear sign to voters that any candidate who has earned this designation will fight to ensure all people in Washington state have a healthy place to live, a strong economy, and a protected environment. We have a rigorous vetting process and don’t decide to endorse lightly, but in a handful of races there are two candidates who we feel have earned our support. In these races, both have shown they will work to live up to the values of Washington Conservation Action, our members, and our values. Voters would be served well by both of these candidates in these races.

Note: Endorsements will be released on a rolling basis throughout the election season.

2024 Endorsements

Washington Conservation Action will release endorsements for the 2024 elections soon. Stay tuned.

For Those Seeking Endorsement

To ensure your questionnaire is considered for endorsement, you must fill out the questionnaire. Emailed questionnaires will not be considered. Although we cannot guarantee we will conduct an endorsement in every race across the state, we appreciate you taking the time out of your campaign schedule to fill out Washington Conservation Action’s questionnaire. Please reach out to Political & Civic Engagement Director Joy Stanford (joy@waconservationaction.org) if you have any issues filling out the form.

Endorsement Process

Washington Conservation Action issues endorsements to inform voters of which candidates running for office make environmental justice and creating a clean economy top priorities. All candidates to be considered for endorsement by Washington Conservation Voters must complete our questionnaire. The Washington Conservation Voters Political Committee reviews completed questionnaires and may choose to interview candidates. The Political Committee votes to endorse candidates for all positions that are not statewide. For statewide races, the Political Committee makes a recommendation to the full WCV Board which votes to confirm or deny the recommendation.

Washington Conservation Action is committed to equal opportunity, and committed to maintaining an accessible and equitable endorsement process. Accommodations for the endorsement process are available and will be made upon request. Please complete this form regarding accommodations or accommodations requests. We welcome feedback on the accessibility of our website and endorsements process.

If you have any endorsement questions, please email: endorsements@waconservationaction.org