Endorsed Candidates, Initiatives & Ballot Measures


2023 endorsements


The Third Legislative District Democrats endorse candidates appearing on the ballots of precincts that are part of the 3rd legislative district (such precincts are numbered starting with the number "3", such as 3xxx.)

The organization endorses candidates only after the end of Filing Week (Friday, May 19, 2023).

Candidates running for office must request our endorsement, and may do so by sending an email to the Chair. Candidates are encouraged to contact us shortly after they announce their candidacy so that we may assist them in obtaining Democratic party resources for candidates, including access to the state party organization's voterfile. Access to state party resources is subject to the approval of the 3rd LD chair as well as the chair of Washington State Democrats.



Endorsements by The Third Legislative District Democrats are not exclusive, meaning that multiple candidates for the same position may be endorsed or certified. Endorsements must be requested by a candidate. Requests for endorsement may be sent to the Chair.

Endorsement (or certification, as the case may be) by us permits candidates for office to receive access to resources available from the Washington State Democratic Central Committee (Washington State Democrats) and also serves as an indicator in partisan races that the candidate is in fact a Democrat (candidates in partisan races express a "preference" for a political party but voters do not register by party in Washington state). The "top two" candidates from the August 2023 primary election vie for election in the November 2023 general election.

Please visit the webpage for Spokane County Democrats to view their endorsements.