UPDATE: Here's "Police & Firefighters Endorse Joe Mallahan for Mayor of Seattle," video (02:02).
Joe Mallahan for Seattle:
Thursday, the morning of the first candidate debate in the general election for Seattle Mayor, Joe Mallahan announced an impressive list of endorsements supporting his candidacy. Since the primary election, Mallahan has been shoring up broad-based support for his campaign to be Seattle’s next mayor so we can keep Seattle moving forward.
“I am proud of the many endorsements I have received from business leaders, organized labor, social justice advocates, public safety officers, elected officials, regional stakeholders and a wide variety of community members who share my desire to keep Seattle moving forward,” Mallahan said. “Seattle is a great city and, working together, we can make Seattle’s future even better.”
“I think the broad-based support for my campaign is an indication of my track record of being an effective leader who brings diverse groups of people together to fix complex problems, and then makes the tough decisions to get things done,” Mallahan continued.
“My progressive values and strong leadership experience will help us keep Seattle moving forward on smart and effective transportation solutions, preserving our quality of life, creating new jobs and growing our economy, and being a good steward of our tax dollars so we can do a better job of protecting the Puget Sound and remain committed to our collective progressive values ,” he said.
“I am honored by their support and look forward to working with them to keep Seattle moving forward,” Mallahan added.
In addition to the endorsements listed below, Mallahan is the only candidate for Seattle mayor who received an “outstanding” rating from the King County Municipal League and got straight As from SEAMEC on gay and lesbian issues. Mallahan expects to secure additional endorsements from people who want effective leadership and a partner in the regional effort to keep Seattle moving forward.
To date, Mallahan’s endorsements include, but are not limited to: