Indivisible Tacoma members are extremely excited to see our 2022 election goals fulfilled! Our endorsed candidates were elected in WA State and beyond – with pro-democracy, pro-choice, pro-justice, anti-extremist candidates controlling the US Senate and a large portion of the US House!
We are celebrating!
Midterm Election Campaign Endorsements:
Early in 2022, the IT Endorsement Committee began locating, researching, and vetting candidates using our comprehensive values list as our compass.
Although Indivisible Tacoma is non-partisan, the only candidates that supported our values this year were Democrats – by a long shot!
Democracy and Voting Rights
Climate Protection/Renewable Energy
Equity: Race, Gender, LGBTQ+, Disability
Good Wages, Jobs & Labor Rights
Clean Water, Air, Soil & Food
Privacy Protection & Housing for All
Safeguard Public Lands & Wildlife
Healthcare & Expanded Medicare
Safe Streets, Gun Safety & Safe Policing
Reproductive Choice and Contraception
Economic Justice & Tax Fairness
Public Education & Teaching Truth
Green Accessible Transportation
Priority Candidates Identified:
Covering LD27, 28, 29, WA State elections and the South Sound area, IT prioritized support for the most challenged candidates in our South Sound area:
US Rep. Kim Schrier; LD28 Reps. Dan Bronoske and Mari Leavitt; and PCC candidate Robyn Denson.
IT May Election Kickoff:
IT hosted a hybrid in-person/online event to introduce priority candidates.
2022 Candidate Cards:
We developed a Candidate Card with our values and endorsed candidates in April and distributed it in person, in two member mailings, by email, and at local events. (link)
IT Campaign Liaisons:
Two IT liaisons each worked with Dan Bronoske and Mari Leavitt; one with US Rep. Kim Schrier; one with Pierce County Council Candidate #7 Robyn Denson and one with #5 PCC Candidate Marty Campbell.
We supported many other South Sound and state candidates and eventually had a liaison with CD10 US Rep. Marilyn Strickland, US Senator Patty Murray, and WA SOS candidate Steve Hobbs.
Campaign liaisons recruited IT members for canvassing, phoning, texting, posting signs, and sign-waving. One of our own IT members became the Campaign Manager to help Rep. Dan Bronoske win.