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Elections 2018

Riveters Collective Endorsements

General Election Endorsements 

42nd District Senate – Pinky Vargas

42nd District Representative – Sharon Shewmake and Justin Boneau

40th LD Representative – Debra Lekanoff

Whatcom County Prosecutor – Eric Richey

Whatcom County Council – Carol Frazey

YES on I-940 – de-escalation training for law enforcement

YES on I-1631 – carbon pollution fee

NO on I-1634 – bans taxes on soda

YES on I-1639 – reduce assault weapons violence

YES on City of Bellingham proposition 2018-5 – low income housing levy (Bellingham Home Fund)

Endorsement Questionnaires
Answers to Riveters Collective Endorsement Committee questions submitted by candidates seeking a Riveters Collective endorsement.

Endorsement Interviews
Video segments of Riveters Collective Endorsement Committee interviews of candidates seeking a Riveters Collective endorsement.

Endorsement Process
Description of 2018 Riveters Collective endorsement process and list of committee members.

Endorsement Committee’s Candidate Impressions
Notes on the Riveters Collective Endorsement Committee impressions of the candidates.

Riveters Collective Policy on Ethical Behavior for Campaigns
Text of our zero-tolerance policy for some behaviors that will automatically disqualify a candidate from being eligible for, or may result in the withdrawal of a Riveters’ endorsement.


Local Election Info

Riveters Collective Candidate Info Sheet
List of candidates, initiatives, and levies, along with links to to campaign websites and Facebook pages, and more information.

Whatcom County Auditor
Current election information provided by the Whatcom County Auditor on the Whatcom County website.

Whatcom County Democrats Endorsements
List of candidates who are endorsed by the Whatcom County Democrats.

Whatcom County Republicans Recommendations
Information provided by Whatcom County Republicans on candidates they are recommending in the 2018 election.

Lummi Indian Business Council Endorsements
Candidate endorsements from the Lummi Indian Business Council for Federal and State positions.

The Stranger Endorsements
Candidate and initiative endorsements from The Stranger for Federal and State positions.

Progressive Voters Guide
Information provided by Progressive Voters Guide to help people make informed decisions about the races on their ballot.

NARAL Pro-Choice Voter’s Guide
NARAL Washington’s endorses candidates that make reproductive freedom a priority.

Sierra Club Endorsements
The Sierra Club endorses candidates who they believe will be environmental champions.