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Biden Campaign Press Release - Former Governor Chris Gregoire Joins Washington Leaders In Endorsing Joe Biden for President

March 05, 2020

Today, former Washington Governor Chris Gregoire joined elected officials and community leaders in endorsing Joe Biden for President.

"Joe Biden will unite and heal our country. He is a leader who has dedicated his life to fighting for working families and I know on day one he'll get our country back on track," said Governor Chris Gregoire. "From helping pass the Affordable Care Act and the Recovery and Reinvestment Act, to beating the NRA twice and helping to negotiate the Paris Climate Accords — Joe's record speaks for itself. Joe will not only defeat Donald Trump but help Democrats up and down the ballot in expanding our majority in the House and winning the U.S. Senate. I'm proud to endorse him."

Today's endorsements also include:

  • Norm Dicks, Former U.S. Congressman
  • Victoria Woodards, Mayor of Tacoma
  • Tim Burgess, Former Mayor of Seattle
  • Norm Rice, Former Mayor of Seattle
  • Suzan Levine, Former United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein
  • Jamie Pedersen, Washington State Senator
  • David Frockt, Washington State Senator
  • Lisa Wellman, Washington State Senator
  • Reuven Carlyle, Washington State Senator
  • Eric Pettigrew, Washington State Representative
  • Larry Springer, Washington State Representative
  • Cindy Ryu, Washington State Representative
  • Jake Fey, Washington State Representative
  • Steve Bergquist, Washington State Representative
  • Steve Tharinger, Washington State Representative
  • Ruth Kagi, Former Washington State Representative
  • Penny Sweet, Mayor of Kirkland
  • Jennifer Gregerson, Mayor of Mukilteo
  • Debora Juarez, Seattle City Councilmember
  • Mike Dalesandro, Battle Ground City Councilmember
  • Karl de Jong, Sedro-Woolley City Councilmember
  • Maria Rosas, Union Gap School Board Member
  • Paul Berendt, Former Democratic State Party Chair
  • Martha Choe, Former Seattle City Councilmember
  • Mike Grady, Former Mercer Island City Councilmember
  • Julie Johnson, Lummi Tribal Leader

Today's endorsements build on the endorsement of former Washington Governor, Secretary of Commerce, and U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, State Senator Marko Liias as well as 15 other Washington leaders from across the state. Biden for President has announced more than 1,500 endorsements from national, state and local leaders, including current and former U.S. senators and representatives, governors, state elected officials, and community leaders.

Joseph R. Biden, Biden Campaign Press Release - Former Governor Chris Gregoire Joins Washington Leaders In Endorsing Joe Biden for President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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