SEATTLE- Emily Myers, candidate for Seattle City Council, District 4, has been endorsed by sitting Councilmember, Teresa Mosqueda of at-large position 8. Councilmember Mosqueda joins State Senator Claire Wilson, the MLK Labor Council, Laborers Local 242, PROTEC17 and UAW4121 in endorsing Emily Myers for City Council.
“I am incredibly grateful for Councilmember Mosqueda’s support in this race, her endorsement and encouragement mean the world to me,” Myers said. “I admire her unwavering support for policies that strengthen workers rights and collective bargaining, her ability to build coalitions across our city, and her commitment to ensuring Seattle works for everyone in our community.
“I look forward to fighting alongside Councilmember Mosqueda to create opportunity for all in Seattle, improve housing and childcare affordability, and build healthy communities on the Council.”
MOSQUEDA QUOTE: “Emily is a coalition building, labor and working families advocate that we need on city council. Her background as a scientist and organizer is both impressive and imperative to bringing evidence-based policies to our city that will help all Seattleites thrive,” Councilmember Mosqueda said in a statement. “Emily’s dedication to centering human rights and smart policies on expanding childcare, worker protections, and affordable housing is what civil service is all about. I’m proud to endorse Emily Myers for Seattle City Council 4th District.”
Councilmember Mosqueda will join Myers, the MLK Labor Council, and volunteers from LiUNA242, PROTEC17 and UAW4121 at 10:00 AM on Saturday April 27th at UAW4121 office, 2633 Eastlake Ave E, to launch a district-wide canvass of working families. The Myers campaign has knocked nearly 2000 doors in their first month of field organizing, and looks forward to reaching thousands more before Election Day. To volunteer on Saturday or at future canvasses please visit: EmilyforSeattle.com/Events.
Emily Myers is a UW scientist studying Parkinson’s disease, a labor organizer, a founding member of the Seattle chapter of 500 Women Scientists, and a renter in Seattle’s 4th District. You can learn more about Emily Myers and her people-powered, data-driven campaign at EmilyforSeattle.com.