For Immediate Release
Contact: Alexis Mansanarez, Campaign Manager, 253-709-4847
Erin Schultz, NWP Consulting, 323-384-8683
“There is so much to celebrate across our region with tonight’s results. We’re thrilled to see we’re ahead in tonight’s drop. We are seeing returns come in that show the power of voters throughout King County. We’re confident that the returns are going to continue to show that voters believe in our vision for King County District 8. We have never been a Latino/a serving on King County Council, and tonight that’s changing. Together, I hope to continue to make history.
It’s been incredibly motivating to connect with community leaders and neighbors across this district. The outcome of this election is a testament to our campaign’s deep community engagement and collaborative work to support community-led solutions. Thank you to every endorsing community member, labor union, organization, small business, and elected leader who generously offered their time to help make this result possible. I appreciate your support and look forward to working together to deliver on diverse needs across District 8.
This campaign has been centered on promoting healthy communities, the wellbeing of children, and investments in public health. In that vein, I again call for an immediate ceasefire in Israel and occupied Palestine to prevent more deaths. In the last month, over 10,000 have been killed – nearly half of those children — with 500 more killed every day. A ceasefire and return of basic public health services including water, food, and medicine is essential now to stop more deaths, as well as an immediate release of all hostages, and clear condemnation of all anti-Semetic and Islamophobic hate.”
As a Progressive Labor Democrat, Teresa Mosqueda is committed to creating healthy and safe communities, investing in working families through job training, childcare and transit access, and developing more affordable housing for all residents. Mosqueda brings a proven track record of successfully passing progressive policies and building broad and inclusive coalitions. Prior to being elected to the Seattle City Council, Mosqueda worked on community health policies from SeaMar to the Children’s Alliance and worked with the WA State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, where she helped lead and win the successful statewide initiative, I-1433, to increase the minimum wage and provide paid sick leave for all.