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11th District Democrats 2011 Endorsements

The 11th District Democrats have endorsed the following candidates and issues:

King County
Lloyd Hara, King County Assessor, Incumbent, Early Endorsed (April 2011)
Joe McDermott, King County Council, Position 1, Incumbent, Endorsed by Acclamation
Diana Toledo, King County Council, Position 1, Endorsed

City of Renton
Robin Jones, Position 5, Endorsed

Port of Seattle
Gael Tarlton, Position 2, Incumbent, Early Endorsed (May 2011)
Dean Willard, Position 5, Endorsed by acclamation

City of Kent
Bailey Stober, Kent City Council, Position 1, Endorsed

City of SeaTac
Barry Ladenburg, Position 1, Endorsed by acclamation
Mia Su-Ling Gregerson, Position 7, Incumbent, Endorsed by acclamation

City of Seattle
Jean Godden, Position 1, Incumbent, Early Endorsed (May 2011)
Maurice Claussen, Position 1, Endorsed
Bobby Forsch, Position 1, Endorsed
Bruce Harrell, Position 3, Incumbent, Early Endorsed, (April 2011)
Tom Rasmussen, Position 5, Incumbent, Early Endorsed (May 2011)
Sally Clark, Position 9, Incumbent, Early Endorsed (May 2011)

City of Tukwila
Pam Linder, Mayor, Endorsed (Unanimous)
Kate Kruller, Position 7, Endorsed (Unanimous)

Hospital District #1
Mary Alice Heuschel, Commissioner

Seattle Referendum 1 – Approve

43rd District Democrats Make 2011 Primary Endorsements

The 43rd District Democrats in Seattle have completed their Primary 2011 Endorsements.  The all mail in Primary ends on August 16, 2011.  Ballets are mailed to voters and must be postmarked by Tuesday August 16, 2011 to be valid.

King County

Seattle City Council

Seattle School Board

Port of Seattle Commission

Ballot Measures


Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle Makes Endorsements for 2011 Elections

The Metropolitan Democratic Cub of Seattle at their last meeting completed their endorsements for the August 16, 2011 Primary. They also made some endorsements which are for candidates and issues on the November 8, 2011 ballot but not the Primary..  At their September 28, 2011  meeting they will make the rest of their endorsements for the November ballot.

Of particular note, they did not endorse any of the incumbent Seattle School Board members following the trend of most other  endorsements by other Democratic organizations. They endorsed 4 of the 5 incumbent Seattle City Council members, but did not endorse anyone in position 7 currently held by Tim Burgess. Democrat Richard Mitchell received the endorsement in the King County Council race for the seat in east King County currently held by Republican Jane Hague.

King County Council

Position 2, Larry Gossett

Position 4, Larry Phillips

Position 6, Richard Mitchell

Position 8, Joe McDermott

King County Elections Director

Sherril Huff

King County Assessor

Lloyd Hara

Port of Seattle

Position 2, Gael Tarleton

Position 5, Dean Willard

Seattle City Council

 Position 1, Jean Godden

Position 3, Bruce Harrell

Position 5, Tom Rasmussen

Position 9, Sally Clark

Seattle School Board

Position 1, Sharon Peaslee

Position 2, Kate Martin

Position 3, John Dunn

Position 6, Marty McLaren

Court of Appeals Division 1, District 1, Position 2

Michael Spearman

 Referendum 1 (pertaining to the tunnel)

endorsed approval

King Cou nty Proposition 1 – (Veterans and Human Services Levy)

endorsed approval

Families & Education Levy (Seattle)

endorsed approval