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Endorsements

In Our View: Ferguson clear choice for attorney general

September 29, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During eight years as Washington’s attorney general, Democrat Bob Ferguson has vociferously defended the state’s residents. The Columbian Editorial Board strongly recommends that Ferguson be elected to another four-year term. Read story

In Our View: McCarthy best candidate for state auditor

September 25, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During the economic downturn that has accompanied the coronavirus pandemic, Washington residents require particular assurance that government is performing efficiently and spending money wisely. Read story

In Our View: We recommend vote in favor of Referendum 90

September 24, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

When it comes to sex education, a lack of information leads to predictable — and undesirable — results. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that voters approve Referendum 90 on the November ballot. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Kim Wyman as secretary of state

September 23, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Perhaps the biggest selling point for Kim Wyman’s campaign to be reelected as Washington’s secretary of state is her list of endorsements. The Columbian’s Editorial Board joins that list in recommending that Wyman be elected to a third term as the state’s top elections official. Read story

In Our View: Denny Heck for state’s lieutenant governorvideo icon

September 22, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With two experienced, engaging candidates on the ballot, Washington voters cannot go wrong in choosing their next lieutenant governor. Although both candidates are capable of effectively filling the position, The Columbian Editorial Board recommends a vote for Denny Heck. Read story

In Our View: Carolyn Long best choice for 3rd Congressional Districtvideo icon

September 20, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although each will try to portray the other as an extremist, congressional candidates Carolyn Long and Jaime Herrera Beutler are relatively moderate representatives of their parties. Each is capable of being an effective voice for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, and each has demonstrated a strong understanding of the issues that… Read story

In Our View: Jesse James for Clark County Council Position 3video icon

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although he is facing a difficult battle in his quest for election, The Columbian Editorial Board recommends Jesse James for Clark County councilor from District 3. Read story

In Our View: Wylie an easy choice in 49th Legislative District

September 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For voters in the 49th Legislative District, supporting Democrat Sharon Wylie might be the easiest decision on their ballot. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Wylie for reelection to the House of Representatives. Read story

In Our View: Stonier best choice for 49th District, Position 2video icon

September 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During her time in the Legislature, Democrat Monica Stonier has developed into a strong leader for progressive causes while maintaining an ability to work with Republicans. Because of these and other traits, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she be reelected as representative from the 49th Legislative District, Position 2. Read story

In Our View: Rivers recommended for 18th Legislative District

September 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With next year’s Legislature facing daunting tasks caused by the coronavirus pandemic, experienced, reasonable leadership is a strong selling point for lawmakers seeking reelection. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, falls into that category; The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she remain in Olympia as senator from the 18th Legislative District. Read story