WA: Democratic Former Governors Endorse Republican Over Anti-Gang Candidate

Source: Newsweek

“Two former Democratic governors for Washington state have endorsed the Republican candidate running for Seattle city attorney against a Democrat-backed candidate who supports ‘abolition’ of the police. Former governors Christine Gregoire and Gary Locke jointly endorsed Ann Davison in the attorney’s race in a statement on Tuesday, criticizing rival candidate Nicole Thomas-Kennedy. Though the Seattle city attorney’s race is nonpartisan, Davison identifies as a Republican and local Democratic groups have backed Thomas-Kennedy, putting them at odds with the former governors. … Thomas-Kennedy has said she plans to abolish the police and jails and has also said she will not prosecute most misdemeanors if elected.” (09/29/21)