NFIB Endorses 22 for Washington State Legislature

Date: June 28, 2018

Twenty incumbents, one running for senate, one running in open seat get NFIB nod

Contact: Patrick Connor, NFIB’s Washington State Director, [email protected]
or Tony Malandra, Senior Media Manager, [email protected]

OLYMPIA, Wash., June 28, 2018—The political action committee for the state’s leading small-business association today announced its first round of endorsements for the Washington State Legislature. The endorsements of 20 incumbents running for re-election, one candidate running in an open seat, and one state representative running for state senate were made by the NFIB Washington PAC.

“The incumbents endorsed today have proven themselves as true champions of free enterprise and entrepreneurship by their votes on key issues affecting Main Street, mom-and-pop small businesses,” said Patrick Connor, Washington state director for NFIB. “We based our endorsements of incumbent legislators on votes they cast on 10 vital issues during the 2017-2018 session of the Washington State Legislature. A record of at least 90 percent was required for endorsement. We are also proud to endorse one of our own, NFIB Washington Leadership Council member Kelly Chambers, for an open state house seat. Kelly is a passionate, determined advocate for small business and the families and communities they serve. She will be an outstanding addition to the voice of small business in the Legislature.”

The second round of endorsements will be made later this summer following the August 7 Primary Election. The small-business vote is one of the most powerful in the nation. Click here to see why. Today’s NFIB Washington PAC endorsements were:


For more than 75 years, NFIB has been advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses and remains so today. For more information, please visit

NFIB Washington
711 Capitol Way South, Suite 505
Olympia, WA 98501
Twitter: @NFIB_WA



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