45th District Democrats, DelBene, Ferguson and more endorse Dhingra for state Senate seat

  • Monday, April 10, 2017 2:18pm
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On April 5, the membership of the 45th District Democrats unanimously voted to endorse Democrat Manka Dhingra for their state Senate seat, up for special election this fall.

Before calling for a vote, Endorsements Chair Dave Williams informed the crowd, “Manka shares Democratic progressive values down the line” and “since announcing in mid-February, she’s raised about $200,000, virtually all of it through individual donations, and none from corporate or PAC interests.”

The meeting room filled with cheers and applause as the final tally to endorse the senior deputy prosecuting attorney and anti-domestic violence advocate was announced. In a short speech, Dhingra told the eager crowd she was “sick of waiting on others to fix our problems.”

Dhingra on Monday announced the key endorsements of U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and State Reps. Larry Springer and Roger Goodman in her campaign.

Ken Smith is also running for the seat.

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