Candidate Resources

The below DRAFT page will contain resources for candidates

  • Timeline
  • King County Democrats Endorsements
  • Which Legislative Districts (LDs) Cover Your Jurisdiction
  • Endorsements Processes of Democratic LD Organizations and KCYD
  • Campaign Consultants and Campaign Managers for Hire
  • Campaign Treasurers for Hire
  • Suggest an Addition or Edit

Timeline

The below timeline is compiled by volunteers. Many dates from the King County Elections Calendar: (Suggest an edit)

  • File with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC)
  • Mon, 5/17 to Fri, 5/21: File to run for office with King County Elections
  • Thu, 5/27: King County Democrats Executive Committee votes on 2021 Endorsements
  • Fri, 5/28: Submit Voter Guide statement for Primary
  • Fri, 6/4: Last day to submit a candidate questionnaire to King County Democrats and be eligible for endorsement before the Primary Election
  • Tue, 6/22: King County Democrats Executive Committee votes on additional 2021 Endorsements
  • Tue, 7/13: Voters pamphlet mailed
  • Thu, 7/15: Primary ballots arriving by mail (ESTIMATE)
  • Tue, 8/3: Primary Election – last day to mail ballots
  • Fri, 8/6: Submit Voter Guide statement for General
  • Thu, 10/14: General election ballots arriving by mail (ESTIMATE)
  • Tue, 11/2: General Election – last day to mail ballots

King County Democrats Endorsements

If your campaign is not already doing so, you should seek Endorsement from the King County Democrats. More information is at: https://www.kcdems.org/our-party/e/2021-endorsements/

Which Legislative Districts (LDs) Cover Your Jurisdiction

Q: Which jurisdictions cross multiple LDs and which are within a single LD?
A: See table below: (Suggest an edit)

Multiple LDsSingle LD
King County (All)
Port of Seattle (All)

Auburn (30, 31, 47)
Bellevue (41, 48)
Bothell (1, 45)
Burien (33, 34)
Covington (5, 47)
Des Moines (30, 33)
Issaquah (5, 41)
Kent (11, 33, 47)
Kirkland (1, 45, 48)
Redmond (45, 48)
Renton (11, 33, 37, 41)
Sammamish (41, 45)
Seattle (11, 32, 34, 36, 37, 43, 46)

Auburn School District (30, 31, 47)
Bellevue School District (41, 48)
Enumclaw School District (5, 31)
Federal Way School District (30, 33, 47)
Highline School District (11, 33, 34)
Issaquah School District (5, 11, 41)
Kent School District (11, 33, 47)
Lake Washington School District (1, 41, 45, 48)
Northshore School District (1, 45, 46)
Renton School District (5, 11, 33, 37, 41)
Riverview School District (4, 45)
Seattle School District (11, 32, 34, 36, 37, 43, 46)
Shoreline School District (32, 46)
Snoqualmie Valley School District (5, 41, 45)
Tahoma School District (5, 11, 31, 47)

East Bellevue Community council (41, 48)
Algona (30th LD)
Beaux Arts Village (41)
Black Diamond (5)
Carnation (5)
Clyde Hill (48)
Duvall (45)
Enumclaw (31)
Federal Way (30)
Hunts Point (48)
Kenmore (46)
Lake Forest Park (46)
Maple Valley (5)
Medina (48)
Mercer Island (41)
Milton (30)
Newcastle (41)
Normandy Park (33)
North Bend (5)
Pacific (30)
SeaTac (33)
Shoreline (32)
Snoqualmie (5)
Skykomish (39)
Tukwila (11)
Woodinville (45)
Yarrow Point (48)

Fife School District (30)
Mercer Island School District (41)
Skykomish School District (39)
Tukwila School District (11)
Vashon Island School District (34)

(List updated Tuesday, April 27th, 2021, Suggest an edit)

Endorsements Processes of Democratic LD Organizations and KCYD

Q: Where can I learn more about Each Democratic Legislative District (LD) organization and the King County Young Democrats (KCYD) endorsements processes?
A: The below table of information and links is compiled by volunteers. (Suggest an edit)

LD / KCYDInterviews?Questionnaire?Endorses Before
Filing Month
Primary Endorsement
Vote Date
KCYDNoRequired, King County DemsNoSun, 5/30 [6]
1stOptionalEncouraged, KC Dems or LDNoMon, 5/24
5thRequiredRequired, King County Dems Yes, 66.66%Recurring
11thNoRequired, King County DemsNoSat, 5/22
30thRequiredRequired, King County DemsYes[1], 50.01%Wed, 5/26
31stNoRequired, LDYes, 50.01%Recurring
32ndVaries[2]Required, King County Dems[3]Yes[1], 66.66%Wed, 5/5 [1], Sat, 5/22 [5]
Wed, 6/2
33rdRequiredRequired, KC Dems or LDNoSat, 6/21 [7]
34thNoRequired, King County DemsNoWed, 6/9
36thRequiredRequired, King County DemsNoWed, 5/26 [4]
37thNoRequired, King County DemsNoMon, 5/24
39thOptionalEncouraged (?), KC Dems or LDYes, 60%Sun, 5/30
41stRequiredRequired, King County DemsNoWed, 5/19
43rdNoRequired, King County DemsYes, 60%Tue, 6/15
45thRecommendedEncouraged (?), King County DemsYes, 66.66%Mon, 5/24
46thNoRequired, King County DemsNoSun, 5/23 and Wed, 5/26
47thRequiredRequired, King County DemsYes, 66.66%Wed, 6/2
48thRequiredRequired, King County DemsNoMon, 5/24

[1] Only previously endorsed incumbents
[2] Generally required, but may be optional for previously endorsed incumbents
[3] Also requires 32nd LD Dems civility pledge
[4] 36th LD Dems moved endorsements from Wed, 5/19 to Wed, 5/26 in April
[5] 32nd LD Dems added meeting on Sat, 5/22
[6] KCYD Candidate event on 5/23, Endorsements on Sun, 5/30, See: King County Young Democrats (kingcountyyd.org)
[7] 33rd LD Dems rescheduled to Sat, 6/21

(List updated Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021, Suggest an edit)

Campaign Consultants or Campaign Managers for Hire

Q: Does King County Democrats recommend any campaign consultants or campaign managers?
A: No, King County Democrats does not recommend any specific people or businesses.
A: However, King County Democrats volunteers compiled the below list of potential campaign consultants and campaigns managers who met the following criteria: (a) Listed as Campaign Consultant on a completed questionnaire by a 2021 candidate seeking KC Dems endorsement (as of 4/15/20201), OR (b) OR Listed as Campaign Manager on multiple completed questionnaires by 2021 candidates seeking KC Dems endorsement (as of 4/15/2021), OR (c) OR Listed on Political Consultants of Color Coalition, OR (d) Requested an edit via: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KCDemsEndorsementsHelp

Name (alpha by last name)Email (domain hyperlinked)Phone
Mauricio Ayoninfo at indelible.media 
Jason Bennettjason at argo.us 206-745-2010
Christina Blockerchristina at archwaycg.com 
Mario Brownmario.brown at rootspac.com206-496-4666
Tiffany Changtiffany at ulstrategies.com303-842-9651
Michael Charlesulstrategies.com 
Seferiana Dayulstrategies.com 
Michael Fertakisfertakis at ulstrategies.com206-941-4075
Crystal Fincherfincher consulting 
Riall Johnsonriall at prismwashington.com650-520-8397
Dean Nielsendnielsen at cn4partners.com206-423-0120
Mary Ann Ottingermaryann at methownet.com425-466-0619
Kyler Parriskylerparris at gmail.com425-772-6001
Olivia Sarriugarteolivia at ulstrategies.com 
Christian Sindermanchristian at nwpconsulting.com
Taemin Umtaemin at winpowerstrategies.com425-638-9356
Dorian Wallerinfo at archwaycg.com253-319-3003
John Wyblejohn at winpowerstrategies.com206-321-9890
Tai Yang-Abreutai at prismwashington.com425-295-1985
Jeff Zenkjeff at chinookconsulting.com 360-791-5900

(List updated Tuesday, April 27th, 2021, Suggest an edit)

Campaign Treasurers for Hire

Q: Does King County Democrats recommend any Campaign Treasurers?
A: No, King County Democrats does not recommend any specific people or businesses. 
A: However, King County Democrats volunteers compiled the below list of potential Treasurers who met the following criteria: (a) Listed as Treasurer on multiple completed questionnaires by 2021 candidates seeking KC Dems endorsement (as of 4/15/2021) OR (b) Requested an edit via: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KCDemsEndorsementsHelp

Name (alpha by last name)Email (domain hyperlinked)Phone
Jason Bennettjason at argo.us206-745-2010
Andy Lotreasurer at andy-lo.com206-355-8815
Janet Millerjanetmiller98115 at gmail.com206-669-4924
Josie Olsenjosie at bluewavepolitics.com206-682-7328
Abbot Taylorabbot at abbottaylor.com206-218-3108

(List updated Tuesday, April 27th, 2021, Suggest an edit)

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