2018 After Primary Election Endorsements

Skagit County Democrat Central Committee and Members, September 22, 2018

Complete Text of Initiatives: https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/research/2018-voters-pamphlet.aspx

Candidates & Initiatives Position District Type
Maria Cantwell US Senator Sole
Suzan DelBene US Representative 1st Sole
Rick Larsen US Representative 2nd Sole
Scott McMullen WA Representative 1 10th Sole
Dave Paul WA Representative 2 10th Sole
Ivan Lewis WA Representative 1 39th Sole
Eric Halvorson WA Representative 2 39th Sole
Claus Joens WA Senator 39th Sole
Debra Lekanoff WA Representative 1 40th Sole
Jeff Morris WA Representative 2 40th Sole
Steve Gonzalez WA Supreme Court 8 Sole
Sheryl McCloud WA Supreme Court 9 Sole
Susan Owens WA Supreme Court 2 Sole
Lisa Janicki Skagit Commissioner 3rd Sole
Melisa Beaton Skagit Clerk Sole
Don McDermott Skagit Sheriff Sole
Sandra Perkins Skagit Auditor Sole
Rich Weyrich Skagit Prosecutor Sole
Hayley Thompson Skagit Coroner Sole
Jackie Brunson Skagit Treasurer Sole
Laura Riquelme Skagit Superior Court 2nd Sole
Warren M. Gilbert District Court 1st Sole
Dianne Goddard District Court 2nd Sole
Thomas Verge District Court 3rd Sole
Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez WA Court of Appeals 3rd Sole
Initiative 1631 Concerns reducing pollution: This initiative would impose a fee on large emitters based on their pollution and invest in clean air, clean energy, clean water, healthy forests, and healthy communities.
Initiative 1639 Concerns firearms: This measure would require increased background checks, training, age limitations, and waiting periods…
 Initiative   940


Concerns law enforcement: This measure would require law enforcement to receive violence de-escalation, mental-health, and first-aid training, and provide first-aid; and change standards for use of deadly force, adding a “good faith” standard and independent investigation.
Skagit County Proposition No. 1 Freeholder Election Concerns new county charter: If a majority of voters approve the election of freeholders to propose a county charter, a charter for Skagit County will be submitted to the voters in 2019.