The Washington Democratic Primary is on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Find the most revolutionary Washington progressive candidates running, and their policies. For the purpose of this list, “most revolutionary” means that each candidate meets the following two criteria:
- Rejects corporate money
- Supports single-payer Medicare for All
LAST UPDATED: November 6, 2019
Washington Progressive Candidates for Congress
WA-02 Jason Call for U.S. Representative
Jason Call (D) – “Demand Better.” Medicare for All • Affordable Housing for All • Abolish Homelessness • Democracy for All • Overturn Citizens United • Public Funded Elections • Prohibit Lobbying by Former Members of Congress • Modern Voting Rights Act • Abolish Electoral College • Ranked Choice Voting • Green New Deal • Federal Jobs Guarantee • Fare-Free Nationwide Public Transportation • End Wars • Support Military Families • Reduce Military Forces • End Military Assistance to Saudi Arabia • Nuclear Arms Reduction and Disarmament • Fully Funded Veterans Administration • Economy That Works for All • Unions and Collective Bargaining • End “Right to Work” • $20 Minimum Wage Indexed to Inflation • Strengthen and Expand Social Security • Worker Representation on Corporate Boards • 1 Year Parental Leave • 3 Weeks Paid Sick Leave • 8 Weeks Paid Vacation • Fair Tax System • Public Postal Banking • Accepts No Corporate Money
WA-03 Peter Khahil for U.S. Representative
Peter Khalil (D) – “Find the Power to Make Your Story Possible.” Medicare for All • Affordable Housing • Women’s Rights • Reproductive Freedom • LGBTQ+ Rights • Accepts No Corporate Money (As of August 16, 2019, Khalil’s campaign website appears to be unfinished. Get a better sense of his priorities @Khalil4Congress.)
We just need to forgive loans: we cannot leave a generation hobbled by debt. Student loan debt is a sign of a broken economic promise.~ Peter Khahil
WA-05 Christopher Armitage for U.S. Representative
Christopher Armitage (D) – “The People’s Movement!” Medicare for All • Green New Deal • Green Jobs Guarantee • FEMA Investments • Income Justice • $15 Minimum Wage • Cap Executive Pay • Collective Bargaining • Trade Skills Training • Veteran-Powered Reforms • Accepts No Corporate Money
WA-06 Rebecca Parson for U.S. Representative
Rebecca Parson (D) – “A Home for All of Us — Not Just the Wealthiest Few.” Medicare for All • Housing Is a Human Right • Green New Deal • Women’s Rights • Free College • Free Pre-K • Free Childcare • Money Out of Politics • Rank Choice Voting • End Gerrymandering • Disability Rights • LBGTQ+ Rights • Economic Justice • Indigenous Rights • Racial Justice • Seniors’ Rights • Justice for Veterans • Accepts No Corporate Money
WA-07 Pramila Jayapal for U.S. Representative
Pramila Jayapal (D) incumbent – “It’s Time for Medicare for All.” Medicare for All • Racial Justice • Environmental Protections • Climate Action • Clean Energy Economy • Immigration Reform • Public Education • Tuition Free College • Student Loan Debt Cancellation • Fair Trade Deals • Rebuilding Infrastructure • Campaign Finance Reform • Gun Reform • Ban Assault Weapons • Women’s Rights • Voting Rights • LGBTQ Rights • Veteran Benefits • Social Security Expansion • No to Endless War • Accepts No Corporate Money
WA-10 Joshua Collins for U.S. Representative
Joshua Collins (D) – “An America as Good as Its Promise.” Medicare for All • Diplomacy First Foreign Policy • Affordable Housing • Disability Rights • Student Loan Debt Cancellation • Tuition Free Higher Education • Women’s Rights • Federal Jobs Program • Green New Deal • Revitalize Unions • LGBTQ+ Equality • Humane Immigration Policy • Justice for Indigenous Communities • Black Lives Matter • Gun Safety • End Corruption in Politics • Accepts No Corporate Money
Washington Progressive Candidates for State Legislature
Candidates in Other States
You may see the 2020 progressive candidates running in other states by clicking on the appropriate state link below.
You may see a list of the most progressive 2020 Presidential candidates at “Progressive Candidates List of 2020: Medicare 4 All & No Corp Money!” You’ll also find a list of online resources that can help you find progressive downballot candidates running in your area.
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