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Progress Ballot 2020

Renton Progress started this summer but will be doing our first ballot endorsements for the general elections in 2020. This year has felt unending, and more than ever this election feels important. Here is a summary of the takes we have made on candidates and issues in Renton.

You can find the ballot issue or candidate in one of the following categories:

  1. Local & State Candidates
  2. County Charter Amendments & Reforms
  3. State Referendums
  4. National Candidates

As a reminder, ballots will be sent out soon. Make your voter plans!

Local & State Candidates
11th Legislative District Representatives

Renton Progress endorses David Hackney for State Representative Position 1.

Renton Progress endorses Steve Berquist for State Representative Position 2.

11th Legislative District Senator

Renton Progress endorses Bob Hasegawa for State Senator.

37th Legislative District Representatives

Renton Progress endorses Kirsten Harris-Talley for State Representative Position 2.

Governor of the State of Washington

Renton Progress endorses Jay Inslee for Governor.

County Charter Amendments & Propositions
Amendment 1

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 1. Creating fair processes for justice when handling law enforcement will improve outcomes in the county.

Amendment 2

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 2. The county should have authority to help with creating an affordable housing market.

Amendment 3

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 3. Moving toward “resident” and away from “citizen” is an important step in recognizing and celebrating the diversity of our county.

Amendment 4

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 4. Increasing the tools in the belt of accountability bodies ensures better law enforcement.

Amendment 5

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 5. Our elected county council should have more authority to reform the King County Sheriff’s department.

Amendment 6

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 6. Giving the county executive authority to bargain over law enforcement contracts will help ensure that local accountability laws are respected and not superseded by unfair labor contracts.

Amendment 7

Renton Progress endorses YES on Amendment 7. LGBTQIA+ veterans should be protected from discrimination.

Proposition 1

Renton Progress endorses YES on Proposition 1. Our healthcare workers and patients deserve safe facilities.

State Referendums
Referendum 90

Renton Progress endorses YES on R-90. Washington State students deserve modern, inclusive, consent-focused, safe-sex education.

National Candidates
Representative CD-8

Renton Progress endorses Kim Schrier for the House of Representatives.

Representative CD-9

Renton Progress endorses Adam Smith for the House of Representatives.

President / Vice President

Renton Progress endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for President and Vice President of the United States.

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