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2024 Washington State Primary Election

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Primary is August 6th



  US President / Vice President     Comparisons:  NRLC 12,   FRC 1, 2 

Donald Trump / JD Vance (R)*   
  R/I   IVF   LifePac Recommended
2024: WSJ Vance Video, Trump Statement 4/8 (1), (2), IVF 2/26, Pro Life, NRLC, Operation Rescue Endorsed,
WND 1/5, Trump WH Record, Catholic Vote 2/19, Young Trump Video, 1980 Interview, Campaign Website
 I  2020: NRTL Endorsed,  Trump's 2020 Pro-Life Letter,  NRTL Trump RecordFRC Trump AccomplishmentsCampaign Website,  I  2016: Abortion Position,  Campaign WebsiteYouTubePatton Video I 1998: Abortion Statement

Joe Biden / Kamala Harris (D)   Ab  N  PP  
2024: NARAL Endorsed, LifeNews 2/1, Pro Abortion, NRLCCampaign Website,  I  2020:  NARAL Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed,  NRTL Biden/Trump Comparison
,  Most Anti-Catholic Ticket Video,  Campaign Website

Robert Kennedy (?)  Ab
2024: Abortion Statement,
Pro Abortion 1, 2, Full Term Abortions, EWTN 4/26, Childcare Subsidies, Campaign Website,

Chase Oliver (L) 
2024: Catholic Vote,


Ron DeSantis (R)  Ab
Pro Life 1, 2, Campaign Website


Marianne Williamson (D)  Ab
2024: Pro Abortion, Campaign Website,



   Senator      Ballotpedia

Maria Cantwell (D)   Ab  PP  NWPC  RvW  PP  PBA  N  FI
2024: Planned Parenthood Endorsed 1, 2, Women's Political Caucus Endorsed,   I  2018:  Planned Parenthood Endorsed,  Naral America: 100% Pro Abortion Votes,  National Women's Political Caucus EndorsedOn The Issues On AbortionIVoter GuideCampaign WebsiteCampaign FacebookFacebook,  I  2012:  0% National Right To Life Voting Record   Planned Parenthood Endorsed   Naral Endorsed   Campaign Website,  I  2006: Pro Abortion Statement on Candidate's Website, Legislative Record, 0% National Right To Life Voting Record, Naral Endorsement, "Right to Privacy" Cantwell Quotes

Dr Raul Garcia (R)  Ab
2024: Abortion 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Campaign Website,  I 
Campaign Website, 


Paul Lawrence Giesick (D)  Ab
2024: Pro Life,


Isaac Holyk (R)  Ab
2024: Pro Life,


Mel Ram (R)

David Tilton (None)

Chuck Jackson (I)


Henry Clay Dennison (Socialist Workers Party)

Scott Nazarino (R)

Thor Amundson (I)

Goodspaceguy (R)


  State Initiatives and Referendums  

  State Executive        Current Officers 1, 2,

 Governor        Ballotpedia

Semi Bird (R)   Ab
2024: iVoterGuide, LifePac Statement, Seattle Times Interview 6/9
Campaigning Video Campaign Website, Campaign Facebook

Bob Ferguson (D)  
Ab  PP  DD
2024: Planned Parenthood Endorsed,  
Drug Decriminalization, Seattle Times Interview 6/9, We The Governed 3/29, Campaign Website,
I 2020: Naral Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed, Campaign Website, I  2016: Naral Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed,  Campaign Website   I  2012: Naral Endorsed

Dave Reichert (R)  
Ab  R/I  SM
2024: iVoterGuide, Seattle Times Abortion Interview 6/9, Sexual Morality 1, 2
"Pro-Life" SReview 7/7/23 2011 Interview, [un]Divided Interview, "Pro-Life" Politics of Wash 7/7/23, "At Conception" SPI 10/8/08, Heritage Lifetime Score 36%, Campaign WebsiteCampaign Twitter, I 2016: HLP Endorsed,

Jim Daniel
Cassondra Hanson
Jeff Curry
Alex Tsimerman
Mark Mullet (D)
Martin Wheeler
Jennifer Hoover
Andre Stackhouse
EL'ona Kearney (D)
Ricky Anthony
Chaytan Inman
Michael DePaula (L)
Don Rivers (D)
Jim Clark
Fred Grant (D)
Leon Lawson (R)
Edward Cale
Frank Dare
William Combs (Independent)
Alan Makayev
Brian Bogen
A.L. Brown
Brad Mjelde
Bill Hirt
Rosetta Marshall-Williams

  Lieutenant Governor           Ballotpedia

Denny Heck (D)* 
Ab  N  PP  RM
2024:  Rec Mj, Campaign Website, 2020:  
Naral Endorsed Planned Parenthood Endorsed,  2% Pro-Life Voting Record, iVoterGuideCampaign Website, I  2014: Planned Parenthood Endorsement, Naral: 100% Pro Choice,  National Right To Life Rating: 0% Pro Life, Women's Political Caucus FB Like, Campaign Website  Campaign Facebook   I   Pro Abortion Endorsements, Campaign Website

Dan Matthews (R)  Ab  PAS  RA
2024: iVoterGuide, Candidate Website,


Patrick "Pat" Harman
David Griffin
Bob Hagglund

  Secretary Of State          Ballotpedia

Steve Hobbs (D)*  Ab
2024: Campaign Website,  I  2022: Against Rank Choice Voting Campaign Website PDC,  I  2020: Campaign Website,  I 2016: Naral: Pro Choice, I 2014: Naral Endorsed

Dale Whitaker (R) 
2024: iVoterGuide, Campaign Website,


Marquez Tiggs
Damon Townsend

  Attorney General      Roanoke Conference Debate        Ballotpedia

Nick Brown (D)  Ab
2024: Abortion 1, 2,


Manka Dhingra (D)  Ab  PP  NWPC
2024: Planned Parenthood Endorsed, NWPC Endorsed,


Pete Serrano (R)  RA
2024: Religious Affiliation 1, 2, Campaign Website,

  State Treasurer         

Mike Pellicciotti (D)*  Ab  N  PP


Sharon Hanek (R)  Ab  PAS
2024: iVoterGuide, Campaign Website,  I  2012: Human Life PAC Endorsed,  Campaign Website, 

  State Auditor  

Pat McCarthy (D)*    Ab  NWPC

2024: Campaign Website,   I  2020: 
National Women's Political Caucus Endorsed, Campaign Website I  2016: Naral: Pro ChoiceNational Womens Political Caucus Endorsement,


Matt Hawkins (R)  Ab  PAS
2024: iVoterGuide, Campaign Website, Facebook,

  Superintendent of Public Instruction (Non Partisan)         WSS 5/21 (Debate)     Ballotpedia

David Olson  Ab  CRT
2024: Pro Life, Campaign Website,  I  2021: TNT 8/2 (CRT),

John Patterson Blair
2024: Campaign Website,

Reid Saaris
2024: Campaign Website,

  Commissioner Of Public Lands          Ballotpedia

Hilary Franz (D)*    
2024: Campaign Website 2020: Naral Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed,   National Women's Political Caucus Endorsed,  Campaign Website, I  2016: Naral Endorsed,  National Womens Political Caucus Endorsed,  Campaign Website,  Campaign Facebook

Jeralee Anderson 


Jaime Herrera Beutler (R)  Ab
2024: Campaign Website,  I 
2022: HR 2471 PP Funding,  HLP,  NWPI 6/7,, Donors,  Campaign Website,   I  2021:  Trump Impeachment Vote,  HR 1996 RM,  I  2020:  Insurrection Act Vote, HR 133 PP FundingPP Funding,  HR 1595 RM,  94% NRTL Voting Record, iVoterGuide, Campaign WebsiteCampaign FacebookCampaign TwitterCongressional Website,   I 2018:  Human Life PAC Endorsed, Planned Parenthood Funding Appropriations Bill 1625 Vote, HR 1625 News Article, On The Issues,  IVoter Guide,  Campaign WebsiteCampaign Facebook I  2016:  Human Life PAC Endorsed, National Right To Life EndorsedMainstream Republicans EndorsedCampaign Website, Campaign Facebook I 2012: Campaign WebsiteHuman Life PAC Endorsed I 2010: Human Life PAC Endorsed, News Article, Campaign Website I 2008: Human Life PAC Endorsed, Campaign and Legislative Websites


Kevin Van De Wege (D)    Ab
2024: Campaign Website,   I  2020: Planned Parenthood Endorsement


Patrick DePoe (D)
2024: Campaign Website,

Allen Lebovitz


Sue Kuehl Pederson (R)  Ab
2024: Campaign Website,  I 
2020: iVoterGuide,  Campaign Website


Dave Upthegrove (D)
2024: Campaign Website,

  Insurance Commissioner  

Mike Kreidler (D)*   Ab  N  PP  NWPC
2024: NWPC Endorsed, Campaign Website,   I  2020: 
Naral Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed, Campaign Website I  2016: Naral Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed,  Campaign Website,  Campaign Facebook


Bill Boyd

Chris Chung

Phil Fortunato   Ab
2024: iVoterGuide, Campaign Website,  I  2020: HLP Endorsed,


Jonathan Hendrix

Patty Kuderer (D)   Ab  PP  NWPC
2024: Planned Parenthood Endorsed, Women's Political Caucus Endorsed, Campaign Website,  I  2017:
Planned Parenthood Endorsed,


Justin Murta


John Pestinger


Tim Verzal

  State Judicial     

  Washington State Supreme Court   
    WSSC Website   
Code of Judicial Conduct

  Pos. 2 

Todd Bloom
2024: Campaign Website,

David Larsen
2024: iVoterGuide, Campaign Website Bio,   I  2020: iVoterGuide,  FPIW Action EndorsedCampaign WebsiteCampaign Facebook,

Sal Mungia
2024: Campaign Website,

David Shelvey
2024: Campaign Website,

  Pos. 8 
Steve Gonzalez *  Ab  N  PP
2024:  I  2018:  Naral Endorsed,  Planned Parenthood Endorsed, #voteprochoice EndorsementCampaign WebsiteFacebook  I  2012: Naral Endorsed  Planned Parenthood Endorsed    Campaign Website

  Pos. 9 

Sheryl Gordon McCloud *  Ab  N  PP  NWPC