Endorsements

I’m honored to have received endorsements from:

 

Democracy for America
Sole Endorsement

"Democracy for America (DFA) is a member-driven, people-powered political action committee founded by former presidential candidate and DNC chair Gov. Howard Dean. Our mission is to build and empower the progressive grassroots to take our democracy back from corporations and the wealthy few and aggressively combat growing income inequality."

http://www.democracyforamerica.com

 

Washington Education Association
Sole Endorsement

"The mission of the WEA-PAC is to recommend and elect pro-public education, pro-labor candidates like (Darcy Burner.)"

http://www.washingtonea.org/

 

Washington State Labor Council
Sole Endorsement

"Widely considered to be the 'voice of labor' in our state, the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, represents and provides services for hundreds of local unions throughout Washington state."

http://www.wslc.org

 

Washington State School Retirees' Association
Sole Endorsement

"WSSRA advocates on behalf of school retirees' financial security and health benefits. WSSRA endorses (Darcy Burner) based on (her) understanding of, support for, and openness to discuss the pension and benefits needs of our membership that includes over 18,000 retirees and current employees from all  classes of public school employment."

www.wssra.org

 

Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest & Hawaii
Sole Endorsement

"Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii (PPVNH) is an independent, non-profit, nonpartisan organization education residents and poly-makers about reproductive health issues in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, and Washington. PPVNH lobbies and educates to advance Planned Parenthood's mission and also engages in limited electoral activities"

http://www.ppvotesnw.net

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NARAL Pro-Choice Washington
Sole Endorsement

"(Darcy Burner's) race is very important to NARAL Pro-Choice Washington, and we are proud to support (her) as a candidate. We know that (she) will be an unwavering advocate for reproductive freedom in the state legislature."

https://www.prochoicewashington.org/

 

The Alliance for Gun Responsibility
Sole Endorsement

"The Alliance for Gun Responsibility works to end the gun violence crisis in our community and to promote a culture of gun ownership that balances rights with responsibilities. Through collaboration with experts, civic leaders, and citizens, we work to find evidenced-based solutions to the crisis of gun violence in our community. We create innovative policy, advocate for changes in laws, and promote community education to reduce gun violence."

http://gunresponsibility.org

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IUPAT District Council #5
Sole Endorsement

"We appreciate (Darcy Burner's) support on issues important to Organized Labor along with working families and look forward to working with you in the future."

http://iupatdc5.org

 

SEIU 775NW & 1199NW
Sole Endorsement

"28,000 nurses, healthcare workers and behavioral health professionals of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW are proud to endorse (Darcy Burner's) candidacy to champion healthcare and social, racial, environmental, and economic justice issues."

http://seiu775.org
http://www.seiu1199nw.org

 

Washington Federation of State Employees
Sole Endorsement

"WFSE’s purpose is to organize and empower individuals to create a powerful collective voice, respond to the needs and directions of the membership, achieve and maintain excellent wages, benefits and working conditions, ensure the union is a positive force in workers’ lives, families and communities and unite the locals of WFSE/AFSCME for mutual protection and advancement of workers."

http://wfse.org

 

Communication Workers of America
Sole Endorsement

"CWA Political Action assesses the socioeconomic impact on working families, sheds light on economic justice issues, and challenges barriers that prevent progressive economic change. Our political movement spans from California to Maine; Minnesota to Texas; Republican to Democrat; worksite to worksite; and family to family."

http://cwavotes.org

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United Automobile Workers
Sole Endorsement

"UAW-represented workplaces range from multinational corporations, small manufacturers and state and local governments to colleges and universities, hospitals and private non-profit organizations. The UAW has more than 400,000 active members and more than 580,000 retired members in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico."

https://uaw.org/

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Washington AWPPW Area Council
Sole Endorsement

www.awppw.org

 

 

 

 

Iron Workers Local Union 86
Sole Endorsement

www.local86.org

 

 

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Aerospace Machinists Industrial District Lodge 751
Sole Endorsement

"Continuing to improve your quality of life through Collective Bargaining, Political Action, and Organizing."

www.iam751.org

 

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Inland Boatman's Union
Sole Endorsement

"Serving the Maritime Community since 1918."

www.ibu.org

 

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IBEW Local 46
Sole Endorsement

"IBEW 46 has a duty to advance ideas that create livable communities, great lives for the individual and the collective, and workplaces that work for workers.  We encourage a vote for Darcy Burner; her principles as a candidate and as a future legislator are in line with our goals. We strive to advance values that bring people together, that promote diversity, that enhance equity throughout society, and that create the greatest quality of life for working families."

http://www.ibew46.com/

 

 

Teamsters Joint Council No. 28
Sole Endorsement

"With unwavering integrity, Joint Council of Teamsters No. 28 empowers and supports our Local Unions and their membership across Washington, Alaska, and Northern Idaho. Through organizing, education, and political action we will expand the rights, wages, and benefits of working families. Moving forward, united as one."

http://jc28.org

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Washington Building and Construction Trades Council
Sole Endorsement

"The purposes of this Council are to coordinate the efforts of local unions, intermediate bodies, and local Building and Construction Trades Councils that represent workers in the building and construction trades..."

http://www.wabuildingtrades.org

 

Amalgamated Transit Union Legislative Council of Washington State
Sole Endorsement

"Our members will benefit from (Darcy Burner's) commitment to public transportation, health care, and other issues that face working men and women throughout the State of Washington."

http://www.atu.org/

 

Washington State Progressive Caucus
Sole Endorsement

"The Mission of the Washington State Progressive Caucus is to build a broad coalition of progressives across Washington state to find, support and elect progressive democrats. Progressives promote people and the planet before corporate profit. We will hold all elected officials to this standard. "  

www.waprogressives.org

 

Fuse Progressive Voters Guide
Recommended

"Democrat Darcy Burner is a passionate progressive champion who is running to advocate for a clean energy economy, fully fund education, and ensure workers who play by the rules have enough to feed themselves and their families."

http://www.progressivevotersguide.com
 

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Humane Voters of Washington

"Humane Voters of Washington is a political action committee dedicated to evaluating and backing candidates who support the humane treatment of all animals. We also contribute to ballot measures and organizations that further this mission"

http://www.humanevotersof

 

Retired Public Employees Council of WA
Sole Endorsement

"Our mission is to unite retired public employees for their mutual benefit and welfare. We do this by promoting legislation to improve financial and medical benefits, providing information to and otherwise supporting members, and working closely with other organizations."

http://www.rpecwa.org

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American Federation of Teachers Washington
Sole Endorsement

"We fully appreciate (Darcy Burner's) support for the issues of importance to our membership, comprising of education professionals in early learning, K-12 public schools, and two- & four-year higher education institutions around the state."

http://wa.aft.org/

 

5th Legislative District Democrats 
Sole Endorsement

"We are your co-workers, friends and neighbors. Above all, we are progressives and Democrats, committed to spreading the principles of the Democratic Party across our district, the state, and this country. What do we stand for? We fight for Freedom, Family, Jobs and Justice."

http://www.5thdems.org/

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King County Democrats 
Sole Endorsement

"The King County Democrats embrace the principles of the Democratic Party and work across King County in Washington State. We promote our principles by building a strong party organization, recruiting and electing Democratic candidates and working to support and pass legislation that our democratic platform advocates."

http://www.kcdems.org/

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Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle
Sole Endorsement

"The Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle was founded in 1956 as a liberal progressive organization and an alternative to the main party apparatus."

http://metrodems.org

 

Win With Women
Sole Endorsement

"The Win With Women team intends to turn around the decline in progressive women’s leadership and membership in the Washington State Legislature.  We are working to bring new voices, new energy and new money into the system." 

http://winwithwomenpac.org/
 

 

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters
Sole Endorsement

"As Union carpenters, we follow a long tradition of craftsmanship and take great pride in our trades and our members. Our livelihood as individuals and our success as a Union are dependent upon our ability to provide signatory partners with well-trained, qualified and motivated workers. The industry standards are high because we set the standard for safety, quality and professionalism. We welcome everyone, including the next generation of members with fresh ideas and desire for success."

http://www.nwcarpenters.com

 

Hod Carriers and General Laborers Union
Local 242

Sole Endorsement

"Laborer's Local 242 is pleased and honored to support (Darcy Burner's) campaign for the Washington state House of Representatives. We look forward to (her) support of the various issues that affect our members and their families and wish (her) all the best in the upcoming election."

http://www.laborerslocal242.com

 

King County Young Democrats
Sole Endorsement

"We aim to stimulate active interest in governmental affairs and help young voters influence elections. We only endorse candidates who uphold the progressive social and economic policies our county values."

http://www.kingcountyyd.org/

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Washington State Nurses Association PAC
Sole Endorsement

"The Washington State Nurses Association Political Action Committee (WSNA-PAC) Board of Trustees is pleased to offer our endorsement of (Darcy Burner's) candidacy for election to the Washington State Legislature in 2016. We appreciate (Darcy's) strong support for nursing and patient safety, and look forward to working with (her) to ensure accessible and quality health care in Washington."

https://www.wsna.org

 

Washington Conservation Voters
Sole Endorsement

"Washington Conservation Voters is the statewide political voice for the environment. We work to elect environmentally responsible candidates to state and local offices. Through our political work, we are strengthening laws that safeguard the health of our communities, the beauty of our state and our economic future."

https://wcvoters.org/

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Sierra Club
Sole Endorsement

"Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act." 

http://www.sierraclub.org/washington

 

National Women's Political Caucus of Washington
Sole Endorsement

"The National Women's Political Caucus is a pro-choice, multicultural, intergenerational, and multi-issue grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women's participation in the political process and creating a true women's political power base to achieve equality for all women. NWPC recruits, trains and supports pro-choice women candidates for elected and appointed offices at all levels of government regardless of party affiliation."

http://www.nwpc.org

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National Organization for Women (WA)
Sole Endorsement

"NOW chapters focus on six priority issues including reproductive rights, ending sex discrimination/constitutional equality, promoting diversity and ending racism, economic justice, stopping violence against women, and lesbian rights including marriage equality. Our chapter welcomes new members to help fight for women’s rights on the local and national level."

http://now.org/chapter/washington-now/

 

Equal Rights Washington
Sole Endorsement

"Equal Rights Washington (ERW) is Washington's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) advocacy and community outreach organization. ERW's mission is to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Washingtonians."

www.equalrightswashington.org

 

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Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund
Sole Endorsement

"The Housing Action Fund endorses and supports candidates who are passionate about ensuring an affordable home for all Washington residents and committed to advancing the housing and services solutions that can get us there. Additionally, we endorse initiative campaigns which further these same values."

http://housingactionfund.org

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Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
Sole Endorsement

"The Snoqualmie Tribal People are proud of our determination, tenacity, and our strength. We honor our ancestors, our cultural traditions, and our sacred places. The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe  consists of Native Americans from the Puget Sound region of Washington State. The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe is made up of approximately 500 members."

http://www.snoqualmietribe.us/

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Adam Smith
U.S. Representative - 9th Congressional District

"I have witnessed Darcy's dedication to working families and Democratic values over many years. The Washington State Legislature will benefit greatly from her knowledge, talent, and dedication."

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Mark Mullet
State Senator - 5th Legislative District

"As a small business owner of Buttonsmith, Inc., Darcy understands the need to have government partnering with businesses so both can succeed."

 

 

Maralyn Chase
State Senator - 32nd Legislative District

"I think Darcy's one of the smartest, most well-informed, principled candidates that we have running for the State House. She wants to protect the civil and human rights of all of the people of the state and strengthen the foundations of a free, Democratic society. She has an immense respect for cultural diversity, fairness, and opportunity for all." 

 

 


 

 

David Frockt
State Senator - 46th Legislative District

 

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Tina Orwall
State Representative - 33rd Legislative District

 


 

Zack Hudgins
State Representative - 11th Legislative District

"I have known Darcy for years and I have seen her commitment to our area through her business work, through her community work, and her dedication to her family. We need Darcy in Olympia fighting for common sense solutions."
 

 

 

 

Laurie Jinkins
State Representative - 27th Legislative District

 

 

 

 

Patty Kuderer
State Representative - 48th Legislative District

 

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Noel Frame
State Representative - 36th Legislative District

 

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Joe Fitzgibbon
State Representative - 34th Legislative District

 

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Karen Guzak
Mayor - City of Snohomish

"Darcy is progressive, energetic, creative, and tenacious. That is just a dynamite combination."

 


 

Paul Eaton
Retired Major General - U.S. Army

"I strongly endorse Darcy Burner. As a retired Army General, I have a keen sense for leadership. Darcy Burner leads from the front, leads by example, and those on her team and her colleagues respect her deeply. Talented and socially aware, Darcy will do wonders for her constituents and all of us in the great State of Washington."

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Ava Frisinger
Former Mayor - City of Issaquah

"Darcy Burner has my whole-hearted support. Her common sense, her commitment to schools (excellent public education), and her experience as a small business owner make her the bery best for State Representative."

 

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Larry Seaquist
Former State Representative - 26th Legislative District

 

 

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Nancy Nordhoff
Local Philanthropist and Environmentalist

"Darcy represents the best of the candidates who can bring the State of Washington back to progressive values. She is smart, experienced, and cares about the people she will represent."
 


 

Jeanne Large
FEMA-DHS - Equal Rights Advisor

"Darcy has the commitment and the energy that it takes to move the legislature forward to serve everybody's needs - not just a few. She's not afraid and has the backbone to speak up."

 

Alexandra (Lexi) Hill
University of Alaska - Research Administrator


 

 

Karen Cooper
Former Executive Director - NARAL Pro-Choice Washington

"Darcy Burner is an outstanding, pro-choice, progressive woman.  We need her in the State Legislature."

 

 

 

Carol Simpson
City Councilmember - City of Newcastle

 

The Voters

This campaign is proud to have more than 500 contributors to our campaign. The constituents are what drive this campaign and we are so proud to have your support!

https://darcyburner.ngpvanhost.com/form/1928048608142363392

 

 

Washington Building and Construction Trades Council
Sole Endorsement

"The purposes of this Council are to coordinate the efforts of local unions, intermediate bodies, and local Building and Construction Trades Councils that represent workers in the building and construction trades..."

http://www.wabuildingtrades.org

Patty Kuderer

State Representative - 48th Legislative District