BEYOND THE PODIUM: REP. DELBENE VS BEELER

From KOMO News:

KOMO News is going “Beyond the Podium” to interview candidates to find out where they stand on current issues.

Today’s segment features the candidates running for Washington’s 1st Congressional District — incumbent Suzan DelBene (D) and her challenger Jeffrey Beeler (R), a Sultan business owner and council member.

View the interviews here.


LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS ENDORSES DELBENE

From the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund:

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect pro-environment candidates, announced its endorsement of Suzan DelBene for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington’s 1st Congressional District.

“Representative Suzan DelBene has been a strong advocate for public lands and Washington State’s outdoor economy by expanding research for green energy technology and fighting to keep offshore drilling from our coasts,” said LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld. “She is committed to protecting the health of our planet and communities by tackling the climate crisis and growing our clean energy economy. We are proud to endorse her for re-election.”

“Representative Suzan DelBene understands the importance of addressing the climate crisis to protect the health of Washington families and our precious public lands,” said Washington Conservation Voters CEO Alyssa Macy. “In Congress, she has helped lead efforts to expand protections for the San Juan Islands, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, and Illabot Creek and we know she will continue this fight.”

Read the full release here.


DELBENE WINS AUGUST 2020 PRIMARY

From the Seattle Times:

The 1st Congressional District, which sprawls across Western Washington from Interstate 90 to the Canadian border, was redrawn a decade ago to be competitive. But Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina, led handily in her race for a fifth term, with 56% of the vote.

Read the full article here.


SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD: SIX CHALLENGERS AIM FOR DELBENE’S SEAT IN CONGRESS

From the Skagit Valley Herald:

Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene faces six challengers in the race to represent District 1 in Congress for the next two years.

DelBene is the only candidate who described the COVID-19 pandemic as the greatest challenge for the winner of the race come the General Election in November.

Read the full article here.


EVERETT HERALD: DELBENE HAS EARNED SUPPORT OF 1ST DISTRICT VOTERS

From the Everett Herald:

DelBene, during her six years in the House, has only served in the minority. Given the chance to be part of a Democratic majority and a voice for good governance and fair debate of issues, we expect DelBene to show herself as a leader in Congress.

Read the endorsement here.


THE TIMES RECOMMENDS: SUZAN DELBENE FOR 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

From the Seattle Times:

[DelBene] advocates strongly for policies that grow and protect jobs, invest in workforce training and, recently, trade-adjustment assistance for workers suffering from repercussions of President Donald Trump’s ill-considered tariff war…DelBene is the best choice. First District voters should keep her as their representative.

Read the endorsement here.


DELBENE 2016 ELECTION STATEMENT

BOTHELL – U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement following her victory in the 2016 general election:

“I am honored that the voters of the First Congressional District have re-elected me to Congress for a third full term. In the 115th Congress I will continue to work on building an economy that works for everyone, fighting for equality, and passing comprehensive immigration reform. We can only make progress on these and so many other issues when our leaders commit to work together to move our country forward. I continue to be committed to doing just that.”

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BELLINGHAM HERALD ENDORSES CONGRESSWOMAN DELBENE

From the Bellingham Herald:

District 1: U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina, has served her district well. She understands the impact immigration reform has on farm labor. She has tangible projects, such as affordable textbooks, for helping higher education. She supports action on climate change. Challenger Robert Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, has never held elected office and says scientists should be looking at humidity rather than global warming. DelBene is our choice for U.S. representative for the 1st Congressional District.

Read the endorsement here.

EVERETT HERALD ENDORSES REP. DELBENE

From the Everett Herald:

DelBene serves a diverse district, but has worked to serve its residents’ interests, promote jobs and develop its economy and protect its environmental resources. The Herald endorses Suzan DelBene.

Read the full editorial here.


OUTDOOR INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ENDORSES REP. DELBENE

From the Outdoor Industry Association:

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and OIAPAC are proud to endorse Representative Suzan DelBene for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives for Washington’s 1st Congressional District.

 

Congresswoman DelBene has been a champion for the outdoor recreation industry through her support of OIA’s balanced trade agenda and by supporting our public lands. She has taken a stand to support OIA’s premier piece of trade legislation, the U.S. OUTDOOR Act, and has been a champion for public lands through her support of the Land and Water Conservation Fund as well as wildfire defense funding legislation.

“Congresswoman DelBene has been a leader and champion for the outdoor recreation economy for Washington’s 1st District and across the United States,” said Amy Roberts, executive director of OIA. “She has taken a stand to fund and provide access to our public lands, while also making sure they’re protected for future generations to enjoy. We look forward to continuing to work with her.”

Read the full release here.