Endorsements for the 2023 General Election


Thank you to everyone who has participated in our endorsement process, both in the Primary and the General! This page contains our endorsements for all of the races that will appear on the November 2023 ballot, all voted on by the membership of the 36th District Democrats. (If you would like to know more about our endorsement process, please click here!)

These endorsements will appear on our 2023 Voter Guide, which our dedicated PCOs will distribute to voters throughout the 36th District. Please feel free to share this page widely as well! And above all, please remember to vote.

Thank you again to all the members that showed up to discuss and vote, as well as all the candidates running for offices. We truly appreciate the participation and dedication everyone showed. It’s a pleasure being part of the 36th LD!

Without further ado, here are the endorsements from the 36th District Democrats:

City Council

City Council District 5: ChrisTiana ObeySumner
City Council District 6: Dan Strauss
City Council District 7: Andrew Lewis 

King County Council

King County Council District 4: Sarah Reyneveld

Seattle Public Schools

Seattle School Board District 1 Position 1: Debbie Carlsen
Seattle School Board District 1 Position 2: Lisa Rivera Smith*
Seattle School Board District 1 Position 3: Ben Gitenstein
Seattle School Board District 1 Position 6: Gina Topp

Port of Seattle

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

City of Seattle

Seattle Prop 1: Yes for Homes: Approve

King County

King County Assessor: John Wilson*


King County Superior Court Position 30: Coreen Wilson*
King County Superior Court Position 38: Taki Flevaris*
King County Superior Court Position 39: Joe Campagna*
WA State Court of Appeals District 1, Division 4: Leonard Feldman*

* NOTE: Some candidates and races may not appear on the primary ballot if unopposed or only opposed by a single other candidate. They are still endorsed by the 36th District Democrats and will appear on the general election ballot.