National Women's Political Caucus of Washington

Our 2024 Endorsements

2024 will be a big year for statewide offices, federal congressional districts, and state legislative seats. Check back often as we roll out our endorsements for this year.


Are you running for office and seeking an endorsement? We're scheduling interviews! You'll find helpful information on our Get Endorsed page. 


Want to support our work? As an all-volunteer organization, we can't recruit, train, and elect women and non-binary people to all levels of office in Washington alone. All donations you make will go directly to our Women-Powered Campaign Fund, which is fueling women and non-binary people running in close races all across the state.. Let's help them win in November! DONATE today! 


Volunteers
The endorsement process requires a great deal of volunteer assistance. If you're interested in participating with an interview team or organizing one, your help would be appreciated. For more information, please email info[at]nwpcwa.org.


SHORTCUT TO ENDORSEMENTS BY POSITION

CONGRESSIONAL POSITIONS

The National Women's Political Caucus screens and endorses candidates for federal-level offices, provided with the input of the local and state organizations

STATEWIDE POSITIONS

LEGISLATIVE POSITIONS

COUNTY POSITIONS

JUDICIAL POSITIONS

CONGRESSIONAL POSITIONS

 

Suzan DelBene

Susan DelBene
U.S. House
1st Congressional District

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez
U.S. House
3rd Congressional District

Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal
U.S. House
7th Congressional District

Kim Schrier

Kim Schrier
U.S. House
8th Congressional District

Marilyn Strickland

Marilyn Strickland
U.S. House
10th Congressional District

 

 

STATEWIDE POSITIONS

 

Patty Kuderer

Patty Kuderer
Insurance Commissioner

Patty is a mom, state senator and trial attorney who has lived her life in service to others. Her community volunteerism started nearly 40 years ago helping those experiencing homelessness and domestic violence. She also served on non-profit boards and committees fighting to end extreme poverty and discrimination, and advancing reproductive rights. After serving one term in the WA state House, she went to the Senate where she has represented her District as its first female state senator since 2017. She currently chairs the Housing Committee where she passed the first in the nation statewide right to counsel in evictions and bills aimed at strengthening reproductive healthcare and gun safety. An ardent supporter of universal healthcare, Patty’s experience as an attorney taking on the insurance industry and her personal experience with health insurance during her newborn’s 5 month hospitalization stay motivates her to seek the position of Insurance Commissioner for Washington state.

Manka Dhingra

Manka Dhingra
Attorney General

 State Senator Manka Dhingra is a 20-year Senior Deputy King County Prosecutor, award-winning behavioral health and community safety leader, and mom. In the State Senate, Manka has led efforts to protect survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence, strengthen gun laws, as well as advance criminal justice reforms and policies rooted in her experience as a prosecutor and advocate for behavioral health innovations. As Attorney General, Manka is committed to protecting access to reproductive rights, safeguarding worker rights, holding polluters accountable, addressing the epidemic of gun violence, and improving the lives of every Washingtonian. Manka received her JD from the University of Washington, School of Law and her BA in Political Science and History from the University of California at Berkeley. A native of India, she will be the first immigrant, first person of color, and only second woman to serve as Washington State Attorney General.

Mona Das

Mona Das
Commissioner of Public Lands
Dual Endorsement

Mona Das is a powerful force for environmental justice, racial equity, housing affordability, and economic fairness in Washington. Das’ family came to the U.S. when she was eight months old with only six dollars in their pockets, and her lived experience has driven her commitment to dismantling barriers for marginalized people in every aspect of her work and life. In 2018, Mona was elected State Senator for the 47th district and served until 2023. She achieved many successes during her term, including championing and passing senate bills which banned the manufacture, sale, and distribution of certain single-use plastics, created a working group on natural disaster mitigation and resilience, and championed millions of dollars in climate resilience projects like the Soos Creek Hatchery in Auburn. A small-business owner, Mona earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, an MBA in sustainable business from Pinchot University in WA, and now serves on the faculty at Bard College and TCS Yale

Rebecca Saldana

Rebecca Saldaña
Commissioner of Public Lands
Dual Endorsement

Rebecca Saldaña is a proud Chicana who grew up in the Delridge. She's a Seattle University graduate with a BA in Theology and Humanities. Rebecca has been tireless fought for racial, social, economic, and environmental justice ever since she fought for farmworker housing rights in Olympia as a student. She brings 20 years of experience as an organizer and advocate for equitable affordable housing, transportation policies, and workers’ rights. Rebecca sits on the Senate Democratic Leadership team and Latino Caucus. During her time as a State Senator, she has advanced bills that aid survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking, provided feminine hygiene products in public schools, and allowed shared parental leave for domestic partners and spouses. Rebecca will continue to champion legislation that supports women’s and non-binary folks' rights as the first Latina elected to a state office and support women/non-binary folks who run for elected office at all levels of government.

 

LEGISLATIVE POSITIONS

 

 

 

 

COUNTY POSITIONS

 

 

 

 

JUDICIAL POSITIONS