Elected Leaders:

  • State Senator Jamie Pedersen
  • State Senator Bob Hasegawa
  • State Senator Claire Wilson
  • Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins
  • State Representative Nicole Macri
  • State Representative Javier Valdez
  • State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon
  • State Representative Tana Senn
  • State Representative Tina Orwall
  • Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz
  • Superintendent of Public Education Chris Reykdal
  • King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove
  • King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles
  • King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski
  • Seattle City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda
  • Seattle City Councilmember Andrew Lewis
  • Seattle Port Commissioner Fred Felleman
  • Seattle Port Commissioner Peter Steinbrueck
  • Burien City Councilmember Sofia Aragon
  • Renton City Councilmember Ed Prince
  • Former State Representative Jessyn Farrell
  • Former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice
  • Former Seattle City Councilmember Jim Street

Community Leaders:

  • Bernal Baca
  • Carl Slater
  • Colleen Echohawk
  • Constance Rice
  • Craig Engelking
  • Daniela Suarez
  • David Mendoza
  • David Rolf
  • Doris Koo
  • Emily Murphy
  • Emily Myers
  • Eric Gonzalez
  • Estela Ortega
  • Hyeok Kim
  • Jim Theofelis
  • Jim Vollendroff
  • Jorge Baron
  • Kathy & Bob Roseth
  • Katie Wilson
  • Kim Justice
  • Linda Seltzer
  • Maiko Winkler-Chin
  • Majken Ryherd
  • Maureen Ewing
  • Mauricio Ayon
  • Melinda Giovengo
  • Michael Maddux
  • Nicole Grant
  • Nancy Amidei
  • Pam Crone
  • Paul Lambros
  • Peter House
  • Phil Bereano
  • Rachael Myers
  • Rebecca Johnson
  • Rod Palmquist
  • Sara Rankin
  • Tom Byers & Carol Lewis
  • Vlad Gutman-Britten

Media & Voter Guides:

Fuse Progressive Voters Guide (recommended candidate)
The Seattle Times


  • 43rd District Democrats*
  • AFSCME Council 28 (state employees)*
  • Alliance for Gun Responsibility Victory Fund*
  • American Federation of Teachers (Washington)*
  • ATU 587 (public transit drivers)*
  • Children’s Campaign Fund*
  • Environment and Climate Caucus of Washington*
  • Equal Rights Washington*
  • Grandmothers Against Gun Violence*
  • Humane Voters of Washington*
  • IAM 751 (Boeing machinists)*
  • IBEW 48 (electrical workers)*
  • ILWU Washington Council (longshoremen)*
  • IUOE 302 (engineers)*
  • LiUNA 242 (construction workers)*
  • Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle
  • Moms Demand Action Candidate of Distinction
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Washington*
  • Northwest Marine Trades*
  • National Association of Social Workers (Washington)*
  • Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest & Hawai’i*
  • PNW Regional Regional Council of Carpenters*
  • Public School Employees of Washington*
  • Retired Public Employees Council*
  • Seattle Education Association – WEA PAC*
  • Seattle Subway*
  • SEIU 775 (home healthcare workers)*
  • SEIU 1199NW (nurses)*
  • Sheet Metal Union*
  • Sierra Club, Washington State & Seattle Chapters*
  • Stonewall Democrats of Washington*
  • UAW 4121 (UW student workers)*
  • UFCW 21 (grocery workers)*
  • United Faculty of Washington State*
  • Washington Bus*
  • Washington Conservation Voters*
  • Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund*
  • Washington Latino Democratic Caucus*
  • Washington Railroad Operating Labor Organizations*
  • Washington State Labor Council*
  • Washington State Nurses Association*

*Sole endorsement

And many more…

Federal Way Mirror
FUSION opens first shelter for homeless families in Federal Way

Federal Way’s first-ever short-term shelter for homeless families opened last week, and just like its namesake, the Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center is a big deal.... Several residents were honored for their contributions to the project, along with words spoken by former Washington StateRead More

Rep. Frank Chopp Statement on Primary Election Results

Seventy percent of the votes cast are for Democrats, and I am pleased with the strong first place showing we have tonight. I’m proud of the coalition of labor, student, and education groups, pro-choice advocates, and diverse community leaders that have given our campaign great momentum. I look forward to the general election!

Fuse WA
Fuse Progressive Voters Guide Recommends Frank Chopp

Chopp has dedicated his career to advocating for long-term resources to address homelessness, health care, and affordable housing. This year, Rep. Chopp voted to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels and increase business and occupation tax on largeRead More

Press Release
State Representative Frank Chopp Calls for Action on Law Enforcement Reforms

Progressive leader on housing, health care and education will help bring needed focus to pressing, community-driven reforms to policing and racial bias.  Seattle – State Representative Frank Chopp (D-Seattle) is calling for urgent legislative action on a package to address law enforcement training, conduct, and funding. “For many days, Americans across the nation have peacefully … Continued

Press Release
Chopp Announces Plan to Fund Needed Pandemic Response and Community Investments with Progressive Revenue

Proposal would help prevent cuts and fund community health, early childhood education, and support for working families through a “Fair Share Contribution” from large corporations, highest earners, and more Seattle – Today, State Rep. Frank Chopp announced his ‘Public Priorities and Progressive Revenues Plan’ – a set of proposals to respond to COVID-19 and invest … Continued

Capitol Hill Blog
Chopp announces another run to represent the 43rd

In his announcement, Chopp highlighted his part in building “a 20-year Democratic majority that passed significant legislation to expand health care, build union membership throughout Washington, raise teacher salaries, safeguard reproductive rights and women’s health care, reduce gun violence,Read More

A closer look at Washington’s superb new 100% clean electricity bill

"That’s the magic sauce, what Washington’s bill does better than any other state clean energy bill I’ve seen: It aligns the interests of utilities, energy developers, and unions behind the project of equitable decarbonization. They all benefit from it. That makes them allies in the fight,Read More

The Stranger Endorses Frank.

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT NO. 43 Representative Position No. 2: Frank Chopp The SECB loves a badass socialist. (See Sawant, Kshama.) But socialist Jess Spear didn’t convince us she’s ready to bring the people’s revolution to Olympia, and we think longtime House Speaker Frank Chopp and his maddening incrementalism will actually do more for the issues we care about, … Continued

5. Progressive Change

5 Progressive Change “Thanks to Frank’s work electing a progressive majority in the legislature, the Washington legislature became the first in the country to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and enact marriage equality. Frank is a passionate advocate for social justice and civil rights for all.” – Jamie Pedersen, State Senator, 43rd District

4. The Safety Net

4 The Safety Net “Frank always stands up for the most vulnerable in our community. He led the effort to expand services to help the homeless, including saving and reforming the Disability Lifeline program for the mentally ill and others with disabilities.” – Tony Lee, Statewide Poverty Action Network

3. Education

3 Education “Teachers and parents know they have a progressive leader in Frank Chopp for education. He led the way for a new $1.3 billion investment in K-12 Basic Education and he will continue to close tax loopholes and identify new funding sources to meet our obligation to our schools.” – Kate Sipe, teacher at … Continued

2. The Environment

2 The Environment “With Frank’s strong leadership, we passed the toughest laws in the nation banning toxic chemicals. I can always count on Frank to protect our children from toxic toys and our environment from harmful chemicals.” – Laurie Valeriano, environmental health advocate

1. Supporting Working People

1 Supporting Working People “As a community activist and then as a legislator, Frank Chopp played an important role in raising the state minimum wage to the highest in the country. In the legislature, Frank is the leader standing up for working people and a Shared Prosperity agenda — passing paid sick leave, preventing wage … Continued

Seattle’s minimum-wage win spurs talk to target more cities.

Seattle Times – June 4, 2014 Gov. Jay Inslee and House Speaker Frank Chopp, both Democrats, favor raising the state minimum wage to as high as $12 an hour…Chopp vowed to again push a bill to raise the minimum wage to $12 over three years in the next legislative session. Keep reading: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2023769933_wagefoloxml.html

Housing for homeless sought at Sand Point.

Seattle Times – Apr 22, 2014 Organizations that work on behalf of the homeless have created a committee to look at housing options at the Sand Point Naval Station…Frank Chopp and Martha Dilts are leading the committee that’s studying options. Keep reading: http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19910711&slug=1293887

SeaTac minimum wage proposal scores key endorsements.

Seattle Times – September 17, 2013 A proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage for hospitality and transportation workers in SeaTac scored endorsements Tuesday from 20 elected Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, King County Executive Dow Constantine and state House Speaker Frank Chopp. Read more: http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2021844114_seatacmeasurexml.html

SeaTac minimum wage proposal scores key endorsements.

Twenty Democratic officeholders announced their support for a union-backed measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for hospitality and transportation workers in SeaTac. Seattle Times – September 17, 2013 By Amy Martinez Seattle Times business reporter A proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage for hospitality and transportation workers in SeaTac scored endorsements Tuesday from … Continued

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