Skagit Democrats Endorsements


The Skagit Democrats have a comprehensive endorsement process. We ask candidates to provide both general background information and specific position statements on key issues.

Candidates are evaluated by our Endorsement Committee, which makes the final recommendations on whether to endorse candidates based on the Skagit Democrats Endorsement Policy. These recommendations are bought before the E-board and/or Central Committee to be voted on.

During election years the Skagit Democrats sets aside funds to support the campaigns of Democrats running for office. Endorsed candidates may request financial support by….

To learn more about this process, please see the following documents:


Skagit County Democrats Endorsements for 2017


Sarah Holahan (City of Anacortes, Council-at-Large, Position 4)

Anthony Young (City of Anacortes, Council-at-Large, Position 7)


Tonya Bieche (City of Burlington Council, Ward 4)


Melissa Beaton (City of Mount Vernon Council, Ward 3, Position 2)

Richard Brocksmith (City of Mount Vernon Council, Council-At-Large) (website)

Iris Carías (City of Mount Vernon Council, Ward 1, Position 2) (website)

Jorge Manzanera (City of Mount Vernon Council, Ward 2, Position 2) (website)


Karl de Jong (City of Sedro-Woolley Council, Ward 6)

Germaine Kornegay (City of Sedro-Woolley Council, Ward 2)


Enrique Lopez-Cisneros (Sedro-Woolley School District No. 101, Director District 1)

Pamela Santangelo (Sedro-Woolley School District No. 101, Director District 4) (website)


Steve Omdal (Port of Skagit, Commissioner Position 2)

Kathy Pittis (Port of Anacortes) (Website)

Jay Bowen (Skagit Hospital District 1, Position 5)


Rosemary Ryan (Fire District 14, Commissioner Position 2)


Tammy Lanphere Oommen (Sewer District 2, Commissioner Position 2)