Biden Campaign Press Release - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan Joins Washington Leaders in Endorsing Joe Biden for President
Today, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan joined elected officials and community leaders in endorsing Joe Biden for President.
"Working under President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for five years I saw first hand how Joe Biden fought for working people, LGBTQ equality, health care and criminal justice reform," said Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. "I know as President, Joe Biden will sustain that fight and deliver on our progressive values to address climate changes, reduce gun violence, expand access to college and opportunity, and invest in affordable housing. Joe Biden believes in the promise of America and knows how to make that promise real."
Today's endorsements also include:
- Brian Baird, Former Congressman
- Joe McDermott, King County Councilmember
- Keith Blocker, Deputy Tacoma Mayor
- Catherine Ushka, Tacoma Seattle City Councilmember
- Sally Bagshaw, Former Seattle City Councilmember
- Tom Rasmussen, Former Seattle City Councilmember
Today's endorsements build on the endorsement of former Washington Governor Chris Gregoire, former Washington Governor, Secretary of Commerce, and U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, State Senator Marko Liias as well as numerous 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 - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan Joins Washington Leaders in Endorsing Joe Biden for President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/366742