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2019 General Election Endorsements

Posted on Oct 9, 2019 in:
  • MBAKS News
  • AHC
  • Advocacy

Each election cycle, our Affordable Housing Council (AHC) interviews candidates at the city, county, and state levels to determine their degree of support for our industry.

The following candidates have received an AHC endorsement for the 2019 election cycle. 

Ballots will be mailed out Wednesday, October 16 and are due Tuesday, November 5. Your vote in support of AHC-endorsed candidates will go a long way toward affecting the outcome of these critical races. 

2019 Affordable Housing Council Endorsements
State Ballot Measures
Initiative 976, concerning motor vehicle taxes and fees: Vote NO
Jurisdiction Position Candidate
King County Assessor John Wilson
King County Council Dist. 2 Girmay Zahilay
King County Council Dist. 6 Claudia Balducci
King County Council Dist. 8 Joe McDermott
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers (D)
Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary
Snohomish County Treasurer Brian Sullivan
Snohomish County Council Dist. 2 Anna Rohrbough (R)
Snohomish County Council Dist. 3 Stephanie Wright (D)
Port of Everett Commissioner Dist. 1 Bruce Fingarson
Port of Everett Commissioner Dist. 3 Glen Bachman
Port of Seattle Commissioner Pos. 2 Grant Degginger
Arlington Mayor Barb Tolbert
Bellevue City Council Pos. 1 John Stokes
Bellevue City Council Pos. 3 Stephanie Walter
Bellevue City Council Pos. 5 Janice Zahn
Bellevue City Council Pos. 7 Jennifer Robertson
Black Diamond City Council Pos. 5 Chris Wisnoski
Bothell City Council Pos. 2 Leigh Henderson
Des Moines City Council Pos. 2 Luisa Bangs
Des Moines City Council Pos. 4 Jeremy Nutting
Des Moines City Council Pos. 6 Rob Back
Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson
Everett City Council-at-Large Pos. 5 Scott Bader
Everett City Council-at-Large Pos. 6 Brenda Stonecipher
Everett City Council-at-Large Pos. 7 Judy Tuohy
Federal Way City Council Pos. 3 Susan Honda
Federal Way City Council Pos. 5 Mark Koppang
Federal Way City Council Pos. 7 Linda Kochmar
Issaquah City Council Pos. 2 Michele Kemper
Issaquah City Council Pos. 3 Barbara de Michele
Kent City Council Pos. 1 Marli Larimer
Kent City Council Pos. 3 Les Thomas
Kent City Council Pos. 5 Bill Boyce
Kent City Council Pos. 7 Zandria Michaud
Kirkland City Council Pos. 4 Toby Nixon
Kirkland City Council Pos. 5 Neal Black
Kirkland City Council Pos. 6 Amy E. Falcone
Lake Stevens City Council Pos. 4 Todd Welch
Lake Stevens City Council Pos. 5 Rauchel McDaniel
Lynnwood City Council Pos. 5 Julieta Altamirano Crosby
Lynnwood City Council Pos. 6 George Hurst
Lynnwood City Council Pos. 7 Shannon Sessions
Maple Valley City Council Pos. 3 Les Burberry
Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring
Mercer Island City Council Pos. 1 Dave Rosenbaum
Mercer Island City Council Pos. 3 Wendy Weiker
Mukilteo City Council Pos. 7 Joe Marine
Newcastle City Council Pos. 3 Allen Dauterman
North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland
Redmond Mayor Angela Birney
Redmond City Council Pos. 1 Hank Myers
Redmond City Council Pos. 3 Dayle 'Hank' Margeson
Renton City Council Pos. 4 Ryan McIrvin
SeaTac City Council Pos. 3 Peter Kwon
Seattle City Council Pos. 6 Dan Strauss
Seattle City Council Pos. 7
(Dual Endorsement)
Andrew J. Lewis
& Jim Pugel
Shoreline City Council Pos. 4 David Chen
Snoqualmie City Council Pos. 4 James Mayhew
Stanwood City Council Pos. 6 Sid Roberts

For dropbox locations, ballot questions, and more, visit King County Elections or Snohomish County Elections.


No candidate authorized this ad. It is paid for by Master Builders Assc of King & Sno Counties – Affordable Housing Council, 335 116th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Top Five Contributors: Master Builders Assoc., Village Life Inc., Blackwood Builders Group, Oakpointe, Big Mountain Enterprises


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