2012 Endorsements
ORGANIZATIONS

  • Issaquah Press newspaper
  • Mercer Island Reporter newspaper
  • Renton Reporter newspaper
  • Sammamish Review newspaper
  • Aerospace Machinists
  • Amalgamated Transit Union Legislative Council of WA State
  • American Federation of Teachers Washington, AFL-CIO
  • Bellevue Firefighters, IAFF Local 1604
  • Cascade Bicycle Club
  • Central Puget Sound Carpenters, Local 30
  • Children's Campaign Fund "Champion for Children"
  • Council of Metropolitan Police and Sheriffs - COMPAS
  • Eastside Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 2878
  • Equal Rights Washington
  • King County Police Officers Guild
  • League of Education Voters
  • Mercer Island Firefighters, IAFF Local 1762
  • Mental Health PAC
  • NARAL ProChoice Washington
  • National Women's Political Caucus of Washington
  • OneAmerica Votes
  • Physical Therapy Association of Washington
  • Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest
  • Professional & Technical Employees, Local 17
  • Rental Housing Association
  • Renton Firefighters, IAFF Local 864
  • SEAMEC
  • Seattle King County REALTORS
  • SEIU Health Care 1199NW
  • SEIU Local 925
  • Sierra Club, Cascade Chapter
  • United Association of Plumbers & Pipe Fitters, Local 32
  • United Transportion Union
  • Washington Alliance for Humane Legislation
  • Washington Association for Career and Technical Education
  • Washington Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
  • Washington Conservation Voters
  • Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs - WACOPS
  • Washington Education Association
  • Washington Fire Chiefs
  • Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund
  • Washington State Nurses Association
  • Washington State Patrol Troopers Association
  • 41st District Democrats
  • King County Young Democrats
  • Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle

ELECTED OFFICIALS & DIGNITARIES:
(Note - official titles of individuals are listed for identification purposes only and are not intended to imply organization endorsements.)
 

Sam Amira, Commissioner, King County Water District #90
Bob Anderson, School Board Director, Colville
Lesley Austin, former School Board Director, Issaquah / Sammamish
Claudia Balducci, City Council Member, Bellevue
Dr. Janet Barry, retired Superintendent, Issaquah School District
Bruce Bassett, Mayor, Mercer Island
Debbie Bertlin, City Council Member, Mercer Island
Gordon Bisset, City Council Member, Newcastle
Susan Blake, former City Council & former School Board Director, Mercer Island
Jane Meyer Brahm, City Council Member, Mercer Island
Pat Braman, School Board Director, Mercer Island
Dr. Don Bressler, former President, Renton Technical College
Terri Briere, City Council Member, Renton
Tim Burgess, City Council Member, Seattle
Fred Butler, City Council Member, Issaquah
John Chelminiak, City Council Member, Bellevue
Jan Woldseth Colbrese, former School Board Director, Issaquah / Bellevue
Dow Constantine, Executive, King County
Randy Corman, City Council Member, Renton
Rich Crispo, Mayor, Newcastle
Brian Deagle, School Board Director, Issaquah / Sammamish
Barb deMichele, former School Board Director, Issaquah
Lynn Desmarais, School Board Director, Renton
Adair Dingle, School Board Director, Mercer Island
Lisa Strauch Eggers, former School Board Director, Mercer Island
Denise Eider, School Board Director, Renton
Doug Eglington, School Board Director, Lake Washington / Sammamish
Leslie Ferrell, former School Board Director, Mercer Island
Connie Fletcher, former School Board Director, Issaquah
Todd Franceschina, School Board Director, Renton
Janet Frohnmayer, School Board Director, Mercer Island
Jean Garber, former Mayor & City Council Member, Newcastle
Don Gerend, City Council Member, Sammamish
Stacy Goodman, City Council Member, Issaquah
Dick Gidner, Commissioner, King County Water District #90
Mike Grady, City Council Member, Mercer Island
Dan Grausz, City Council Member, Mercer Island
Lloyd Hara, Assessor, King County
Bob Hasegawa, 11th District Representative, State of Washington
Dan Hubbell, Mercer Island, and former City Council Member, Newcastle
Kathy Huckabay, former Mayor & City Council Member, Sammamish
Don Jacobson, Commissioner, Public Hospital District #1
Fred Jarrett, former 41st District Senator, State of Washington
      & Deputy Executive, King County
Ruth Kagi, 32nd District Representative, State of Washington
Susan Kaplan, former School Board Director, Mercer Island
Kate Kruller, City Council Member, Tukwila
Denis Law, Mayor, Renton
Debbie Long, School Board Director, Central Valley / Spokane
Dr. Nancy Loorem, Retired Island Park Principal, Mercer Island 
Mike Lowry, former Governor, State of Washington
John Marchione, Mayor, Redmond
Chris Marks, School Board Director, Bellevue
Tola Marts, City Council Member, Issaquah
Joan McBride, Mayor, Kirkland
Paul Mills, School Board Director, Bellevue
Jim Moeller, 49th District Representative, State of Washington
Mark Mullet, City Council Member, Issaquah
Ed Murray, 43rd District Senator, State of Washington
Steve Myers, Superintendent, Educational Service District #105
Dave Myerson, School Board Director, Mercer Island
Toni Nelson, former City Council Member, Renton
Elliot Newman, former Mayor, Mercer Island
Tom Odell, Mayor, Sammamish
Jackie Pendergrass, School Board Director, Lake Washington
Don Persson, City Council Member, Renton
Michele Petitti, former City Council Member, Sammamish
Dr, Gary Plano, Superintendent, Mercer Island School District
George Pieper, Chair, King County Civil Rights Commission
Margarita Prentice, 11th District Senator, State of Washington
Ed Prince, City Council Member, Renton
Joy Poff, former School Board Director, Renton
Martha Rice, School Board Director, Yakima
Joshua Schauer, City Council Member, Issaquah
Verna Seal, City Council Member, Tukwila
Tana Senn, City Council Member, Mercer Island
Carol Simpson, City Council Member, Newcastle
Adam Smith, 9th District, US Congress, Washington
Wayne Snoey, City Council Member, Covington
Lee Soptich, Fire Chief
John Stokes, City Council Member, Bellevue
Al Talley, School Board Director, Renton
Janice Tanner, wife of late Mayor Jesse Tanner, Renton
Gael Tarleton, Commissioner, Port of Seattle
Greg Taylor, City Council Member, Renton
Pam Teal, School Board Director, Renton
Suzanne Weaver, School Board Director, Issaquah / Sammamish
Carol Van Noy, School Board Director, Riverview
Tom Vance, City Council Member, Sammamish
Patty Wood, School Board Director, Kelso
Rich Zwicker, City Council Member, Renton


INDIVIDUAL SUPPORTERS:

Norm Abrahamson, Renton
Debbie Adair, Woodinville
Audrey Adams, Renton
John Adams, Newcastle
Ron Adams, Langley
Jeff & Nancy Adelson, Sammamish
Megan Albrecht, Renton
Suzy Albrecht, Renton
Kim & Larry Alhadeff, Newcastle
Jack & Gladys Altabef, Mercer Island
Charlene Amira, Renton
Tom & Kalisa Amparo, Renton
Lisa Anderson, Bellevue
Tom Anderson, Newcastle
Evangeline "Van" Anderson, Bellevue
Susie Anschell, Mercer Island
Pamela Armstrong, Sammamish
Hans Aschenbach, Bellevue
Linda Ayers, Mercer Island
Trina Kiki Ballard, Bellevue
Gary Barber, Renton
Ray Barileaux, Renton
Stan Barnes, Mercer Island
Kathie Barokas, Mercer Island
Dr. Chris Barry, Renton
Arati Baruah, Renton
Nannette Bassett, Mercer Island
Aaron Belenky, Renton
Jack & Bernice Belur, Mercer Island
David Bennett, Bellevue
Avanti & Steve Bergquist, Renton
Laura Berry, Mercer Island
Larry Betsch, Newcastle
Barbara Billinghurst, Kirkland
Brian Birmingham, Renton
Diane Bisset, Newcastle
Dennis Blackwell & Meri McCormick, Issaquah
Carolyn Boatsman, Mercer Island
Sally Boni, Issaquah
Joan Addington Bonillas, Renton
Dan Braman, Mercer Island
Carole Branom, Mercer Island
Steen & Rebecca Bratner, Bellevue
Jim Breckenridge & Lisa Viereck, Bellevue
Susan Bressler, Renton
Tom Brody, Bellevue
Marie Brooks, Bellevue
Kim Browne, Renton
Joe Bryant, Bellevue
Jessie Brynan, Bellevue
Sebrena Burr, Seattle
Dee Burris, Newcastle
John Burroughs & Betsy Mann, Renton
Paul Burstein & Monica Gardenier, Mercer Island
Mary Burton, Renton
James & Jean Butler, Newcastle
Billie Cairns, Sammamish
Scott Callen, Renton
Prescilla Carlson, Renton
Dr. Doreen Cato, Bellevue
Jane Chadsey, Seattle
Doug & Carol Chappelle, Renton
John & Mary Charles, Seattle
Betty Childers, Renton
Diane Chinea, Bellevue
Lisa L Chinn, Mercer Island
Kathy Clancy, Bellevue
Amanda Clark, Mercer Island
Barbara Clark-Elliott, Renton
Patricia & John Clayton, Renton
Linda Clifton, Seattle
Katherine Crandall, Sammamish
Larry Crim, Renton
Cynthia Collie, Renton
David Combs, Bellevue
Karen Cooper, Mercer Island
Dr. Marc & Beth Cordova, Mercer Island
Ruthie Cornilles, Renton
Gene & Judy Craig, Renton
Bob Craves, Issaquah
Norma Cugini, Renton
Debra Dack, Bellevue
Jon & Marilyn Danielson, Renton
Eric Dawes, Bellevue
Evelyn DeCerce, Renton
Kathryn Degginger, Bellevue
Betty DeLaurenti, Mercer Island
Doug & Marcia Delaurenti, Bellevue
Steve Denison, Renton
Carol Deitz, Issaquah
Dina Deitz, Mercer Island
Jim & Janice Dougherty, Renton
Esther Druxman, Bellevue
Debbie Ellenwod, Renton
Sheri Esguerra, Bellevue
Eric Evans, Bellevue
Ann "Babits" Faires, Mercer Island
Rollin Fatland, Seattle
Gary Faull, Renton
Tammy Federman, Mercer Island
Paula Feldman, Mercer Island
Ellen Ferguson, Seattle
Mary Fertakis, Tukwila
Betina Finley, Bellevue
Chris Fitzgerald, Renton
Mike Flood, North Bend
Priscilla & Chris Fitzgerald, Renton
Pam Forquera, Issaquah
Derek Franklin, Sammamish
Steven Fujita, Renton
Rebecca Gallagher, Renton
Barbara Ann Galler, Redmond
John Galluzzo, Newcastle
Al Garman, Bellevue
Glenn & Ginny Garrett, Renton
Barbara Geller, Mercer Island
Rand & Judy Ginn, Mercer Island
John Gordon, Newcastle
Holly Greenspoon, Issaquah
Kyle Grubbs, Renton
Clarence Gunn, Bellevue
Jana Gustafson, Seattle
Steve & Reyna Gustav, Bellevue
Maggie Halela-Mosholder, Redmond
Debbie Hancock, Renton
Jennifer Hansen, Renton
Linda Hanson, Kirkland
Cherish Hart, Renton
Toshiko Hasegawa, Seattle
Elliot Helmbrecht, Seattle
Annie Hetzel, Renton
Janet Hill, Renton
Linda Hines, Sammamish
Kay Hirai, Mercer Island
Bill Hochberg, Mercer Island
Kevin Hockley, Mercer Island
James Holland, Renton
Steve Holman, Seattle
Fawn & Greg Hoover, Sammamish
Monica Howell, Mercer Island
Warren Huckabay, Sammamish
Bob Iness & Di Irons, Sammamish
Dave & Janet Irons, Sammamish
Mahbubul Islam, Sammamish
Daisy Israel, Mercer Island
Jacob Jacobson, Mercer Island
Pearl Jacobson, Renton
Mac & Sue Jahnke, Renton
Faye Janders, Renton
Susan Jarrett, Mercer Island
Katie Corman Jones, Renton
Lew Jones, Renton
Martha Jordan, Sammamish
Hedy Joyce, Renton
Maureen Judge, Mercer Island
Patricia & Paul Kaald, Issaquah
Garry Kampen, Newcastle
Saralee Kane, Mercer Island
Elliot & Lucie Benveniste Kavesh
Jerry Kavesh & Michelle Pierce Kavesh, Mercer Island
Kris Kelsay, Mercer Island
Lynne King, Renton
Debbie Kinson, Issaquah
Dena Klingler, Issaquah
Shelley Kloba, Kirkland
Robert Knoll, Mukilteo
Tim Knue, Mt. Vernon
Stephanie Ko, Renton
Harvey & Bea Kriloff, Bellevue
Stephanie Kristen, Bellevue
David & Melody Kroeger, Renton
Ruthann Kurose, Mercer Island
Michaela Kusumi, Renton
Ray Kusumi, Renton
Nami Kusunose, Newcastle
Helen Lakeru, Newcastle
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, Seattle
Pauline Lau, Seattle
Mark & Jan LaFountaine, Bellevue
Steve Leahy, Sammamish
Christie LeBar, Newcastle
Joann Lee, Renton
Priscilla Lee, Renton
Desiree Leigh, Bellevue
Roberta Lewandowski, Mercer Island
Chandra Lindquist, Renton
Janet Levinger, Bellevue
Jay Leviton, Renton
Ron & Gace Lievens, Sammamish
Matt Loschen, Redmond
Amanda & Jerry Loveless, Newcastle
Mary Lowry, Renton
Neva Luke, Sammamish
Myra Lupton, Mercer Island
Julie & Calvin Lyons, Renton
Alexis Madison, Renton
Marleen Mandt, Renton
Michael Marchand, Bellevue
Steve Marczewski, Renton
Kathy Marquard, Burbank
Sue Mason, Issaquah
Ida Matsudaira, Mercer Island
Erin Maxwell, Renton
Marian & Scott Maxwell
Ryan & Stefanie McIrvin, Renton
Lyn McKay, Renton
Jim & Joanne Medzegian, Renton
Richard & Joan Merritt, Bellevue
Damon & Betty Meyer, Bellevue
Pam Miller, Renton
Susan Miller, Renton
Honey Mondress, Mercer Island
Margaret R Moore, Bellevue
Jim Morgan, Renton
Carolyn Morgenstern, Redmond
Ross Morrison, Bellevue
Miki Mullor, Sammamish
Michael J Murphy, Mercer Island
Debbie Muscatel, Mercer Island
Cathy Murahashi, Bellevue
Becky Nickels, Renton
Dan Nomura, Renton
Dan & Cheryl Nygaard, Bellevue
Michael & Valerie O'Halloran, Renton
Dr. Daniel & Joanne O'Neill, Bellevue
Peter Orth, Bellevue
Pam & Tim O'Sullivan, Bellevue
David Ottesen, Newcastle
Bev Parsons, Bellevue
Deborah Parsons, Seattle
Nancy Patterson, Renton
Carol Pattison, Newcastle
Paul Patton, Renton
Doug & Shannon Aldrich Payne
Tony Peacock, Newcastle
Patricia Pearson, Seattle
Andy & JoAnn Peck, Renton
Kevin Peck, Mercer Island
Anthony & Marian Peiffer, Newcastle
Florence "Jennie" Peterson, Bellevue
Rebecca Peterson, Newcastle
Katy Philips, Bellevue
Sherre & Greg Piantanida, Renton
Traci Pierce, Sammamish
Margie Pietz, Newcastle
Terry Pile, Mercer Island
Catherine Ploue-Smith, Renton
Jim Poff, Renton
Kevin Poole, Renton
Therese Poole, Renton
Sue Pope, Mercer Island
Katheen Powell, Bellevue
Jim & Karla Pratt, Bellevue
Meegan Prince, Renton
Joyce Ray & Wendy Wendland, Renton
Lisa Reshaur, Renton
Zachary Reshovsky, Seattle
Elizabeth Rhodes, Mercer Island
Vicki Richards, Renton
Jerry & Debbie Rippeteau, Redmond
Vera Risdon, Redmond
Janet Ritchie, Sammamish
Ed & Anne Rittenhouse, Bellevue
Randy & Linda Rituallo, Renton
Janelle Roberts, Bothell
Sally Rochelle, Renton
Debra Rogers, Newcastle
Floyd & Judy Rogers, Renton
Rich & Cheryl Roodman, Mercer Island
Sonja Rossman, Bellevue
Dan Sakaue, Renton
Lourdes Portillo Salazar, Bellevue
Natalie Sampson, Renton
Victoria Sandoval, Mercer Island
Barbara & Mark Santos-Johnson, Seattle
Don Savoy, Renton
Cheryl Scheuerman, Renton
Janet (Frieling) Schmidt, Seattle
Dr. Neil Schneider & Sari Rose Schneider, Mercer Island
Jack & Gini Schuster, Ocean Shores
John Schuster, Seattle
Carl Schwartz, Sammamish
Jennifer Sensenbach, Renton
David Serkin-Poole, Bellevue
Riley & Donna Shirey, Issaquah
Cynthia Shurtleff, Clyde Hill
Iantha Sidell, Mercer Island
Dr. Marty Silverman, Bellevue
Lauren Simonds, Kirkland
Roxanne K Shepherd, Bellevue
Larry Sleeth, Renton
Barbara Smith, Mercer Island
Denise D Smith, Sammamish
Cynthia Smith, Sammamish
Don Smith, Bellevue
Rivian Smith, Mercer Island
Alex Soldano, Bellevue
Nancy Spaeth, Mercer Island
Susanna Speer, Bellevue
Lucy Almeleh Spring, Bellevue
Ellen Stone, Bellevue
Ron & Robin Stroben, Maple Valley
Jim Sullivan, Renton
Alan Sutliff, Kent
Catherine Swadley, Issaquah
Jesse Tam, Newcastle
Toni Tardif, Newcastle
Tom Tasa, Renton
Sharon Taubel, Bellevue
Bill Taylor, Renton
Mike Teal, Renton
Steve Teichler, Sammamish
My-Linh Thai, Bellevue
Dave & Suzanne Thompson, Bellevue
Anne & Bob Thorpe, Mercer Island
Erica Tiliacos, Sammamish
Dr. Bob Tomberg, Bellevue
Linus Toy, Mercer Island
Larry Tukes, Kent
Stephen Uy, Bellevue
Loma & Boyd VanderHouwen, Mercer Island
Stephanie Varnadore, Renton
Julie Varon, Mercer Island
Tony Ventrella, Newcastle
Jim Ventris, Renton
Jim & Kathleen VonDerLinn, Renton
Robert Von Tobel, Bellevue
Marilyn Wade, Bellevue
Kristie & Colin Walker, Renton
Mary Ellen Walton, Renton
Synneva Wang, Bellevue
Linda Warmenhoven, Renton
Jody Warren, Issaquah
Louis Watanabe, Seattle
Steven Wayne, Seattle
Scott Weiss, Bellevue
Lisa Wellman, Mercer Island
Gigi & Alan White, Newcastle
Dean & Dorothy Willard, Sammamish
Patricia Willner, Bellevue
Farrell & Jo Bitney Wilson, Renton
Ev Winningham, Bellevue
Roger & Marlene Winter, Renton
Alice Woldt, Seattle
Benson Wong, Mercer Island
Carrie Wong, Renton
Annaliese Wuichet, Mercer Island
Joan Yoshitomi, Seattle
Don Zender, Sammamish

...... and many more!