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Political Endorsements

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  • Sherry Appleton, 23rd Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Seth Armstrong, Former 36th Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Dave Asher, Kirkland City Council Member
  • Bruce Bassett, Mayor, City of Mercer Island
  • Christopher T. Bayley, Former King County Prosecuting Attorney
  • Austin Bell, Burien City Council (D)
  • Mike Chapman, Clallam County Commissioner (Ind.)
  • Maralyn Chase, 32nd Legislative District State Senator (D)
  • Judy Clibborn, 41st Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Mike Doherty, Retired Clallam County Commissioner (D)
  • Deb Eddy, Former Mayor of Kirkland, Former 48th Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Joe Fain, 47th Legislative District Senator (R)
  • Jessyn Farrell, 46th Legislative District Representative (D)
  • Bill Finkbeiner, Former Republican Senate Majority Leader (R)
  • Alec Fisken, Former Port of Seattle Commissioner
  • Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon,  34th Legislative District, Chair – House Environment Committee
  • Jennifer Goulet, Democratic candidate for 9th Legislative District State Representative, Pos. 1
  • Cyrus Habib, (D) – 48th Legislative District State Senator, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor
  • Dennis Higgins, Kent City Council
  • Arun Jhaveri, Candidate for Washington’s 7th Congressional District
  • Nick Licata, Former Seattle Council Member
  • Steve Litzow, 41st Legislative District State Senator (R)
  • Joan McBride, 48th Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • John McCoy, 38th Legislative District State Senator (D)
  • Jim McDermott, U.S. Representative for Washington’s 7th Congressional District (D)
  • Mike McGinn, Former Seattle Mayor
  • Mark Miloscia, 30th District State Senator (R)
  • Jim Moeller, 49th Legislative District State Representative (D) and Speaker Pro Tem of the State House
  • Jeff Morris, 40th Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Richard Ottinger, Former U.S. Representative  (D-NY)
  • Guy Palumbo, Candidate 1st Legislative District State Senator (D)
  • Gerry Pollet, 46th Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Jeff Randall, Candidate for Jefferson County PUD Commissioner
  • Phil Rockefeller, Former 23rd Legislative District State Senator (D), 2007 WCV Legislator of the Year
  • Christine Rolfes, 23rd Legislative District State Senator (D)
  • Cindy Ryu, 32nd Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Jeff Sanderson, Mercer Island City Council Member
  • Tana Senn, 41st Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Dan Shih, Candidate for 43rd Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • George P. Shultz, Former U.S. Secretary of State & Secretary of the Treasury (R)
  • Ron Sims, Former King County Executive
  • Peter Steinbrueck, Former Seattle Council Member
  • Gael Tarleton, 36th Legislative District State Representative (D)
  • Lisa Wellman, Candidate for State Senate, 41st  Legislative District (D)
  • Brady Piñero Walkinshaw, Candidate for Washington’s 7th Congressional District (D)
  • Sharon Wylie, 49th Legislative District State Representative (D)

Democratic Party Organizations: 2nd Legislative District Democrats, 5th Legislative District Democrats, 10th Legislative District, 18th Legislstive District Democrats, 20th Legislative District Democrats, 26th Legislative District Democrats, 32nd Legislative District Democrats, 36th Legislative District Democrats, 38th Legislative District Democrats, 40th Legislative District Democrats, 42nd Legislative District Democrats, 46th Legislative District Democrats, 47th Legislative District DemocratsClallam County DemocratsKitsap County Democrats, Kittitas County Democrats, Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle, San Juan County DemocratsSnohomish County Democrats, Skagit County Democrats, Snohomish County Young Democrats, Thurston County DemocratsWhatcom County Democrats, Young Democrats of Clark County

Green Party Organizations: Green Party of Seattle, Green Party of SW Washington, Whatcom County Green Party



The Seattle Weekly 

The Stranger

Seattle Business Magazine

The Olympian

Bloomberg View

Whidbey News-Times

Seattle Transit Blog

Organizational Endorsements

  • Divest UW
  • EcoConsulting NW
  • Interfaith Works Board of Directors

Individual Endorsments

  • Bruce Agnew – Cascadia Transportation Advocate
  • Pete Agtuca, President and Founder of Pacific Air Cargo Transfer Systems, Laser Cutting Northwest, and Three Phase Energy Systems
  • Jon Alexander, CEO of Sunshine Construction LLC, Co-founder of the Northwest Eco Building Guild
  • Brian Allen, General Manager, Crowd Energy Ocean Turbines
  • Jan Allen, P.E. CMQ/OE, President, Impact BioEnergy
  • Howard Behar, former President of Starbucks North America
  • Yoram Bernet, Co-Founder and CEO, Scope 5
  • Jesse Berst, Chairman, Smart Cities Council 
  • Julie Blazek, AIA, LEED AP, Partner, HKP Architects
  • Patrick Callahan, CEO, Urban Renaissance Group LLC
  • Martha Choe, former Chief Administrative Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy (2009-2013) and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Derek Eisel, Director of Sales, Scope 5
  • Tad Everhart, Owner, Tad Everhart Energy Advisor LLC and President, CertiPHIers Cooperative
  • Aaron Fairchild, CEO, Green Canopy Homes
  • Dr. Jonathan D. Frodge, Limnologist
  • Richard Gammon, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry University of Washington, Professor of Oceanography, Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Ph.D. Harvard University, 1970
  • Jeff Goltz, Former Chair Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission
  • Burt Hamner, Founder & President, HydroBee
  • Dr. James Hansen, former Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute (where he directs a program in Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions)
  • Alan Hardcastle, Sr. Research Manager, Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, Washington State University
  • Eric Hull, Co-Founder & General Manager, Banner Power Solutions
  • A-P Hurd, President, Touchstone
  • Lars Johansson, CleanTech Angel Investor
  • Harvey Jones, owner, Cooper Jones
  • Guy Knoblich, Co-Founder & General Manager, Banner Power Solutions
  • Charles Komanoff, Executive Director, Carbon Tax Center
  • Aaron Koopman, CEO, VMG Solutions
  • Dave Kozin, CFO, A&R Solar
  • Srirup Kumar, President & Co-founder, Community Supported Biocycling
  • Howard Lamb, Founder, Sunergy Systems
  • Bill Lemon, investment banker, adjunct professor of finance at Pinchot University, and renewable energy investor
  • Evan Leonard, Vice President, Artisan Electric
  • Hubert G. Locke, Dean Emeritus, the Evans School
  • Rick Luebbe, Co-founder and CEO, EnerG2
  • Bob Lynette, Renewable energy consultant, climate change lecturer and teacher, past Washington Environmental Council Board member
  • Steve Marshall – EV Policy Advocate
  • Mike Marsolek, professor in Environmental Engineering at Seattle University
  • Cliff Mass, Meteorologist
  • Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D. – Economics, Sound Resource Management Group, Inc.
  • James W Murray (Professor), Founding Director UW Program on Climate Change – University of Washington
  • Ramez Naam, author of The Infinite Resource
  • Sharon Nelson, former chair of Washington utilities commission (UTC)
  • Krist Novoselic, Musician | Community Activist
  • Brett Phillips, Chairman, Seattle 2030 District, Director of Sustainability, Unico Properties
  • Charlie Phillips, Meteorologist & Founder, Weather Together
  • Carla Reich, Owner, Honey Crumb Cake Studio
  • Greg Rock, Sustainable Energy Engineer M.Sc, entrepreneur and activist
  • Shirley Reynolds Rock
  • Albert Rooks, CEO, Small Planet Supply
  • John Rose, Chairman, Practical Steam
  • Jigar Shah, Co-Founder and President of Generate Capital, Inc., Founder and former CEO of SunEdison
  • Edward W. Sheets, President Ed Sheets Consulting, former Executive Director Northwest Power and Conservation Council, and former Director of the Washington State Energy Office
  • Rahul Shendure, Co-founder and CEO, Oscilla Power
  • Michael J. Smith Jr., Attorney, Business Development Advisor, Impact Bioenergy
  • Deborah Todd, CSBA, LEEDap, Owner, Building Design Services
  • Menno van Wyk, Founder & CEO (1993-2006), Montrail, Inc.
  • Michael Vaska
  • Rogers Weed, VP of 1Energy Systems and former Director (2009-2012) of the Washington State Department of Commerce
  • Dan Zasloff, Director of Product Marketing, EnergySavvy

Endorsements from Economists

Affiliations listed for identification purposes only. Individuals listed are speaking only for themselves and not for their affiliated agency.

  • Professor Gardner Brown, University of Washington Economics Department
  • Professor Haideh Salehi-Esfahani, University of Washington Economics Department
  • Professor Joe Cook, University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • Professor Jan Crouter, Whitman College Economics Department
  • Lisa Donegan, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty Seattle Pacific University’s School of Business, Government, and Economics
  • Professor Mark Long, University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • Professor Sergey Rabotyagov, Environmental & Forest Sciences, University of Washington
  • Regents Professor C. Richard Shumway, Washington State University School of Economic Sciences
  • Professor Sharon Shewmake, Western Washington University Department of Economics
  • Professor Phil Thompson, Western Washington University Department of Economics
  • Professor Hart Hodges, Western Washington University Center for Economic and Business Research
  • Professor Peter Dorman, Evergreen State College Faculty in Political Economy
  • Professor Toni Sipic, Central Washington University Department of Economics
  • Professor John Beck, Gonzaga School of Business Administration
  • Professor Ryan Herzog, Gonzaga School of Business Administration
  • Professor Erica Johnson, Gonzaga School of Business Administration
  • Professor Annie Voy, Gonzaga School of Business Administration
  • Professor Joseph M Phillips, Seattle University, Dean of Albers School of Business and Economics
  • Professor Gareth Green, Chair, Department of Economics and Department of Finance, Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics
  • Professor Meenakshi Rishi, Seattle University, Albers School of Business and Economics
  • Stacey Jones, PhD, Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics
  • Professor Lea Fortmann, University of Puget Sound Economics Department
  • Professor Hendrik Wolff, Simon Fraser University Economics Department
  • Yoram Bauman, PhD, founder and co-chair, Carbon Washington / Yes on 732
  • William M Swan, PhD, Former chief economist (1995-2006), Boeing Aircraft
  • Bruce Flory, PhD, Principal Economist, Seattle Public Utilities
  • Denise Hazlett, Whitman College Economics Department
  • Peter Kelly, PhD