Governor Jay Inslee endorses Ben Stuckart for Spokane mayor

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has endorsed Ben Stuckart in Spokane’s upcoming mayoral race.

Stuckart made the announcement in a press release early Wednesday morning.

The release included the names of other elected officials that have announced their support of Stuckart.

Those people include:

Andy Billing, WA State Senate Majority Leader, 3rd LD

Marcus Riccelli, WA State Representative, 3rd LD

Timm Ormsby, WA State Representative, 3rd LD

Candace Mumm, Spokane City Council Member

Lori Kinnear, Spokane City Council Member

Breean Beggs, Spokane City Council Member

Karen Stratton, Spokane City Council Member

Dow Constantine, King County Executive

Jack Geraghty, Former Mayor, Spokane

Sheri Barnard, Former Mayor, Spokane

Joe Shogan, Former Spokane City Council President

Jon Snyder, Former Spokane City Council

Amber Waldref, Former Spokane City Council

Mike Allen, Former Spokane City Council

Steve Salvatori, Former Spokane City Council

Lois Stratton, Former WA State Representative

John Driscoll, Former WA State Representative

Adam Teskey, Deputy Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Ireland

“I am honored to have endorsements from leaders of both parties and citizens from all neighborhoods in our wonderful city,” said Stuckart. “I will be a mayor who will fairly represent all of my constituents and work every day to meet their vision for the city.”

As the race continues, both Stuckart and his opponent, Nadine Woodward, continue to receive endorsements from local leaders, politicians and organizations. Earlier this month, Woodward received endorsements from former mayoral candidates Jonathan Bingle and Shawn Poole. Woodward has also been received support from the Spokane Police Guild and Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich.

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