The Alliance for Gun Responsibility Victory Fund is pleased to endorse the following gun violence prevention champions in Washington state’s primary elections, scheduled for August 4, 2020. Check back soon for additional endorsements and join us in electing gun responsibility candidates!
Representative Doglio embodies the very definition of a gun violence prevention champion. She will be a strong voice on GVP at the federal level and will advocate for the positive changes we have seen here in Washington State.
Senator Liias has been a GVP champion throughout the history of the Alliance. We look forward to his continued advocacy in a new role as Lieutenant Governor of Washington State.
Representative Tarleton is a capable and effective leader. She will champion the rights of all Washingtonians and ensure our democratic institutions are maintained for the people of Washington State.
Representative Pellicciotti has been a consistent supporter of commonsense gun laws. He will put the interests of the people of our state first and is the clear choice for Treasurer.
Ryan Mello is a true champion for gun safety. Councilmember Mello’s work at the local level has helped keep residents of Pierce County safe from preventable gun violence. He is a proven leader and has the experience we need to keep our communities safe.
Jani Hitchen has been working to improve Pierce County for more than 20 years. She understands the importance of addressing gun violence at the county level and will be a strong advocate for GVP on the Pierce County Council.
Carolina has been a dedicated advocate serving diverse and underserved communities throughout her career. As Thurston County Commissioner, she will continue to be a strong voice for gun violence prevention measures.
Angie has a proven track record of fighting for what is right and not settling for what is easy. We look forward to Angie joining us in our fight to reduce gun violence when she is elected in November.
AJ knows how important representation is in an elected state legislator, particularly when it comes to keeping our communities safe. AJ Cooper is the clear choice for the 15th legislative district.
Commissioner Price Johnson has already proven herself at the local level as a champion for commonsesnse firearm laws. She would be an asset to the State Senate.
Daniel Smith understands what it will take to tackle the public health crisis of gun violence. He will use his experience as a social worker to bring a thoughtful and steady approach to improving the safety of our schools and communities.
Mark has been serving the interests of his community for years, and has a deep understanding of the needs of Skagit County residents. He will be an important advocate and policy maker championing GVP at the local level.
David has done the hard work of championing gun violence prevention both as a volunteer and as a professional. He will bring this dedication to the state legislature and help lead the fight for sensible gun laws.
As a parent, Julie Door knows how important it is for students and faculty to feel safe at our schools. Gun safety is a priority everyone in the 25th can get behind.
As an Olympia City Councilmember, Jessica has proven that she knows firsthand what it takes to be an effective leader. She will be a great addition to our growing GVP majority in the legislature.
T’wina Nobles has taken on the fight against youth gun violence in her community. As a proven voice for the 28th, she will continue the work of centering community in gun violence prevention in Olympia.
As a nurse, educator, and mother Suzanne understands the devastating impact gun violence has on our communities. She will be essential in advocating for stronger firearms laws in Washington State. *Suzanne did not advance to the General Election.
Tanisha Harris is a leader and advocate for children and community in Southwest Washington. She will work tirelessly to keep our communities safe from preventable gun violence.
Donna Sinclair will work to make sure sensible gun laws and responsible ownership practices work in Southwest Washington. The 18th district deserves reasonable representation rather than extremism.
Tarra Simmons has the experience we need to bring public safety and restorative justice to Olympia. Her commitment to commonsense laws that would prevent gun violence tragedies is unparalleled.
Jamie Smith understands that commonsense gun legislation helps save lives and protects the rights of those that use firearms. She will work to ensure our families are spared the tragedy of preventable gun violence.
Carrie Hesch has seen the devastating impacts of gun violence on families and individuals. She will fight to keep our communities safe from gun tragedy.
Joy Stanford will face the gun violence epidemic with the urgency it demands. She is the clear choice for the 26th district and will fight to keep our schools, homes, and workplaces safe from preventable gun violence.
As a first responder, Dan Bronoske knows the toll gun violence wreaks in the South Sound. Easy access to firearms can make tense situations deadly for those involved and for our first responders. Dan will fight to pass laws that keep guns out of dangerous hands and save lives.
Jamila Taylor has been a strong and consistent voice for those impacted by gun violence. She has the experience that counts and will help craft policy that supports community safety and saves lives.
Darcy Huffman is the clear choice for the 35th District. She will bring commonsense solutions to gun violence forward to help protect the members of our Peninsula communities. She will be an advocate specifically for suicide prevention, which has deeply afflicted our Peninsula communities.
Liz Berry understands the impacts of gun violence personally. Her extensive advocacy experience will make her an effective voice for stronger gun laws in Olympia.
Sarah Reyneveld has a track-record of civil service and a passion for preventing gun violence. She will stand up to the gun lobby and fight for the laws we need to keep our communities safe.
Chukundi has been fighting for the people of the 37th LD his entire adult life. As a passionate GVP advocate, he will bring his deep commitment to community to Olympia and be a true champion for responsible firearms laws.
A passionate and experienced campaigner and legislative advocate, Emily is ready to hit the ground running. Her voice will be an important addition to the growing gun responsibility majority in Olympia.
As a social worker, Alicia Rule will add an important voice to the fight against gun violence prevention. She will work to make sure families have the tools they need to prevent suicide and incidents of interpersonal violence.
April Berg has done it all. She has led teams, owned a small business, and held elected office. Her voice will be a powerful addition to the conversation about gun violence prevention in Olympia.