September 19, 2017
Fuse Endorsements for the 2017 Election
Fuse released its endorsements today ahead of the 2017 election. Fuse's criteria for endorsements include:
- Supporting candidates who have outstanding leadership qualities and will fight for working people, a healthy environment, and a better future for our children.
- Supporting women, people of color, young people, and LGBTQ candidates running for office.
- Supporting strong progressive candidates in competitive primaries against more conservative opponents.
- Supporting progressives in races where the balance of power in the elected body is at stake and where Fuse efforts could help gain or protect a progressive majority.
With an email list of nearly 100,000 people and hundreds of thousands more using the Progressive Voters Guide, Fuse will educate voters about these candidates in the 2017 primary and general election. The full list of endorsements is online here and will be included in Fuse's Progressive Voters Guide.
- Yes on Initiative 940: De-Escalate Washington
- Seattle City Council, Position 8: Teresa Mosqueda
- Bellevue City Council, Position 5: Janice Zahn
- Bellevue City Council, Position 4Karol Brown
- Bellevue School Board: My-Linh Thai
- Spokane City Council, District 1: Kate Burke
- Spokane City Council, District 2: Breean Beggs
- Spokane City Council, District 3: Candace Mumm
- 7th District state Senate: Karen Hardy
- 7th District House Position 2: Susan Swanson
- Spokane School Board: Mike Wiser
- Proposition 1: King County Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy : Yes on Prop 1
- Tacoma City Council, District 5: Chris Beale
- Mayor of Tacoma: Victoria Woodards