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2014 Endorsements

43rd Endorsements: Re-Elect Frank Chopp, YES on Prop 1, YES on I-594…

October 1, 2014

At its May, June, and September meetings, the 43rd District Democrats endorsed the following candidates and ballot measures:


U.S. Representative, District 7
Jim McDermott

U.S. Representative, District 9
Adam Smith


Supreme Court, Position 1
Mary Yu

Supreme Court, Position 3
Mary Fairhurst

Supreme Court, Position 4
Charles Johnson

Supreme Court, Position 7
Debra Stephens

Court of Appeals, Division 1, District 1
Michael Trickey

Advisory Votes 8 and 9

Legislative District

Jamie Pedersen

State Representative, Position 1
Brady Walkinshaw

State Representative, Position 2
Frank Chopp

King County

Superior Court, Position 16
John Chun

Superior Court, Position 27
Tanya Thorp

Superior Court, Position 47
Roger Rogoff

District Court, Position 1
Johanna Bender

District Court, Position 2
Marc Chow

District Court, Position 5
Anne Harper


Citizen Petition 1, Monorail Study

Propositions 1A and 1B, Preschool
YES and 1B

Transportation Benefit District Prop. 1, Metro Funding

Municipal Court, Position 1
Ed McKcenna

Municipal Court, Position 2
C. Kimi Kondo

Municipal Court, Position 4
Judith Hightower

Municipal Court, Position 5
Willie Gregory

Municipal Court, Position 6    
Karen Donohue

Municipal Court, Position 7    
Damon Shadid

State Initiatives and Referenda

Initiative 591, prohibiting background checks for gun sales

Initiative 594, requiring background checks for gun sales


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