June 13, 2018
Olympia, WA—Olympia Indivisible (OI) has endorsed progressive primary candidates in federal, state, and county races. OI will now coordinate support and volunteers for campaigns of endorsed candidates. The following candidates received two thirds or more votes from OI members.
Maria Cantwell - Senate
Denny Heck - Congressional District 10 Representative
Anneliese Feld - Representative District 2 Position 1
Brennan Bailey - Representative District 20 Position 2
Laurie Dolan - Representative District 22 Position 1
Beth Doglio - Representative District 22 Position 2
Steven Gonzalez - Supreme Court Justice Position 8
Mary Hall - Auditor
Tye Menser - Commissioner
No endorsement for Prosecutor
Olympia Indivisible is also providing a valuable resource to progressive primary voters. As election season continues, OI will post information about candidates and initiatives on its public-facing website as a voting guide.
Olympia Indivisible (OI) is a 600-members-strong grassroots advocacy group. OI's commitment to transparency and democratic process sets it apart. OI:
“Never has it been more essential for citizens to actively participate in defense of our nation’s democracy and its democratic institutions,” said OI Co-Founder Lisa Ornstein. She noted that almost a quarter of the OI members voted in the group's first endorsement process. After the primaries, OI may vote on an endorsement for candidates who move on to the general election.
ContactLisa Ornstein, Olympia Indivisible Co-Founder, Olympia.Indivisible@gmail.com, 503-236-8277
About Olympia Indivisible: Olympia Indivisible (OI), founded on January 3, 2017, is a Washington chapter of the national Indivisible movement. We are a 100 percent volunteer grassroots community group in Congressional District 10. Our members volunteer to:
Visit our website to learn more about Olympia Indivisible, become a member, and find opportunities to volunteer. Follow us on Facebook (@OlympiaIndivisible) and Twitter (@OlyIndivisible).