The following represents the Teamsters 117 political endorsements for the 2017 election cycle. You can also find additional endorsements from the Teamsters Joint Council No. 28 here.

For more information regarding the endorsement process or to get involved in election activities, contact Local 117 Political Coordinator Dustin Lambro at 1-888-872-3489 ext. 1262. 

2017 Endorsements - By City
Jurisdiction Position Endorsed Candidate
City of Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus
  City Council, Pos 6 Larry Brown 
City of Burien City Council, Pos 1 Pedro Olguin
  City Council, Pos 3 Jimmy Matta 
  City Council, Pos 5 Nancy Tosta
  City Council, Pos 7 Krystal Marx 
City of Des Moines City Council, Pos 7 Chad Harper
City of Kent Mayor Dana Ralph
  City Council, Pos 2 Satwinder Kaur
  City Council, Pos 4 Tye Whitfield
City of Monroe City Council, Pos 1 Todd Fredrickson
City of Orting City Council, Pos 3 Michelle Gehring
City of Renton  City Council, Pos 6 Ruth Perez
City of SeaTac City Council, Pos 2 Kathryn Campbell
City of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan
  City Council, Pos 8 Teresa Mosqueda 
  City Council, Pos 9 Lorena Gonzalez 
City of Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards 
  City Council, Pos 2 Philip Cowan 
  City Council, Pos 5 Chris Beale 
  City Council, Pos 6 Lillian Hunter 
City of Tukwila  City Council, Pos 5 Zak Idan 


2017 Endorsements - King County-wide
Jurisdiction Position Endorsed Candidate
King County Executive Dow Constantine
  County Council, Pos 5 Dave Upthegrove 
Port of Seattle Commissioner, Pos 1 John Creighton
  Commissioner, Pos 3 Ahmed Abdi 
  Commissioner, Pos 5 Peter Steinbrueck


2017 Endorsements - Legislative Offices
Jurisdiction Position Endorsed Candidate
31st Legislative District State Senator Phil Fortunato (R) - dual endorsement
  State Senator Michelle Rylands (D) - dual endorsement
37th Legislative District State Senator Rebecca Saldana (D)
45th Legislative District State Senator Manka Dhingra (D)