Elected Officials

Pramila Jayapal

U.S. Representative, WA-07

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I am proud to endorse Emily Myers for the position of District 4 City Councilmember. I have worked closely with Emily on union organizing campaigns, and know her to be a thoughtful and compassionate leader. Emily is a scientist and a champion of workers’ rights with experience fighting for climate justice, victims of harassment, and evidence-based policy. She also understands the clear need to protect the rights of immigrants and provide a clear racial equity lens in all her work. She will bring a data-driven, human-rights focused leadership to the Council.

- Pramila Jayapal

Lorena Gonzalez

Seattle City Councilmember – At Large Position 9

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Emily is rooted in a commitment to equity, affordability, and opportunity for every person, and will bring a scientist’s approach, driven by data, to deliver on those values.

- Lorena Gonzalez

Teresa Mosqueda

Seattle City Councilmember – At Large Position 8

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“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.”

- Teresa Mosqueda

Frank Chopp

Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives

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I am endorsing Emily Myers for Seattle City Council in the 4th district because of her longstanding support for labor and her commitment to making early learning and affordable housing top priorities in the city council. Ms. Myers garnered the most support from the 43rd Democrats and has a strong record of support from many of our local unions, including the endorsements of SEIU775, the MLK Labor Council and many others. I believe she will be an effective and impactful leader on Seattle’s city council.

- Frank Chopp

Claire Wilson

WA State Senator 30th LD

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Emily is a smart, compassionate, and collaborative leader who will work tirelessly to improve opportunity for all and bring people together to get results. I have great faith in her ability to create the change our communities are asking for. She is exactly the type of elected official we need more of!

- Claire Wilson

Dr. Vandana Slatter

WA State Representative – 48th District

- Dr. Vandana Slatter

Ryan Calkins

Port of Seattle Commissioner, Position 1

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As a resident of District 4, I’m proud to endorse Emily to be our next councilmember. Emily is committed to fighting climate change, creating more affordable housing, and ensuring that every worker makes a fair day’s wage. She also understands that good government requires our elected officials to work hard, and work together, to get things done. At a time when Seattle and our region need innovative thinkers to lead us through tremendous growth, I look forward to working with Emily on proven strategies that ensure equity and support sustainability.

- Ryan Calkins

Nicole Macri

WA State Representative – 43rd District

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Emily Myers is a scientist, champion for working families, and advocate for equity and equality for all. I can’t think of a better combination of skills and passion to take on our city’s toughest challenges and deliver meaningful results for families, seniors, students, and neighbors in need.

- Nicole Macri

Joe Nguyen

WA State Senator – 34th District

- Joe Nguyen

Labor

MLK Labor

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“As a working scientist at UW researching Parkinson’s disease and a rank-and-file member of her union, Emily will bring evidence-based progressive policy to the Seattle City Council. With science actively under attack from the far-right, it’s never been more important to elevate powerful voices like Emily’s. We’re proud to stand with her because she’s the best candidate for the working-class in District 4.”

- MLK Labor

UAW4121

- UAW4121

SEIU 775

- SEIU 775

Laborers Local 242

- Laborers Local 242

PROTEC17

- PROTEC17

ATU Local 587

- ATU Local 587

UFCW 21

- UFCW 21

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

- SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

SEIU 925

- SEIU 925

IAM 751

- IAM 751

Teamsters Local 117

- Teamsters Local 117

Unite Here Local 8

- Unite Here Local 8

ILWU Local 19

- ILWU Local 19

Inlandboatmens Union (IBU)

- Inlandboatmens Union (IBU)

Seattle Education Association

- Seattle Education Association

Teamsters Local 763

- Teamsters Local 763

Northwest Carpenters

- Northwest Carpenters

Organizations

National Womens Political Caucus

- National Womens Political Caucus

Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund

- Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund

King County Democrats

- King County Democrats

King County Young Democrats

- King County Young Democrats

Transit Riders Union

- Transit Riders Union

Selected Community Leaders and Constituents

(*affiliation for identification purposes only, alphabetized)

Dale Bright, Political Director LIUNA242*

Jennifer Carter, King County Democrats

Leatta Dahlhoff, Tumwater City Council*

Immaculate Ferriara, Community Leader

Nicole Gomez, Chair of the 36th Legislative District Democrats

Nicole Grant, Executive Secretary-Treasurer MLK Labor Council*

Heena Khatri, Treasurer of One America Votes, PCO 41st LD Democrats, Member of King County Women’s Advisory Board*

Bevin McLeod, Alliance for a Healthy Washington*

Sarah Myhre, Climate Scientist – The Rowan Institute & Project Drawdown*

Diane Narasaki, Asian Counseling and Referral Service*

David Parsons, President UAW4121*

Julia Reed, 2nd Vice Chair of King County Democrats*

Shua Sanchez, UAW4121 and 43rd District Democrats Executive Board*

April Sims, Secretary Treasurer Washington State Labor Council*

Nicole Sirivansanti, Public Health Expert

Summer Stinson, Washington Paramount Duty*

Sam Sumpter, UAW4121 Vice President*

Jamila E. Taylor, Community Advocate & Attorney

Melissa Taylor, PCO 46th District Democrats*

Judy Twedt, Climate Scientist & Community Leader

Shaun Van Eyk, Protec17*

Christine Wood, League of Women Voters Board*