Anthony Martinelli Receives Wide-Range of Endorsements in Bid for Des Moines City Council

The campaign to elect Anthony Martinelli to Des Moines City Council, Position 1 has garnered a wide-range of endorsements, including from labor groups, community leaders and current and former lawmakers both locally and statewide.

Below is a list of some of these endorsements:

– King County Democrats

– Equal Rights Washington

– Aerospace Machinists Union

– American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

– Citizens’ Alliance for Property Rights

– NARAL Washington

– 34th District Democrats

– King County Young Democrats

– Washington Berniecrats 

– Service Employees International Union Local 6

– IBEW Local 77

– Washington Bikes

– Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, founding editor of the Harvard Mental Health Letter and The American Psychiatric Association Annual Review

– Susan White, Fmr. Des Moines City Councilmember

– Zack Hudgins, State Representative (Chair of the State Government Committee)

– Jim Moeller, Fmr. State Representative (Speaker Pro Tempore) and chemical dependency counselor for Kaiser Permanente

– Elizabeth Albertson, Fmr. Kent City Councilmember

– Stacia Jenkins, Fmr. Normandy Park City Councilmember

– King County Labor Council, representing over 100,000 workers and over 150 organizations including:

Washington Alliance for Retired Americans

Washington State Nurses Association

Seattle Education Association

Seattle Police Officers Guild

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

Sailors Union of the Pacific

Coalition of Labor Union Women

Fire Fighters Local 27, 864, 1257, 1461, 1604, 1747, 2595 and 2829

United Here Local 8

Puget Sound Pilots

Seattle Screen Actors Guild

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 21

American Federation of Teachers Local 1789, 3914, 4169, 6191, 6344, 6367, 6421 and 6550

Laborers Local 242, 440 and 1239

Teamsters Local 117, 174 and 763

Professional Aviation Safety Specialists

WA Young Emerging Labor Leaders

Sailors Union of the Pacific

Roofers Local 54

Iron Workers Local 86

Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 7

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement

American Federation of Musicians Local 76-493

Amalgamated Transit Workers Local 587

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 46

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

The Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1857

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America Local 4121

Professional & Technical Employees Local 17

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 15

 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 289 and 2202

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