Info & Issues 2012 Endorsements

John Koster has a wide array of grassroots support throughout Washington State. His campaign for Washington's 1st Congressional District is now drawing national attention as well. Public figures, elected officials, friends and neighbors have joined in their support of John's candidacy. If you would like to also list your name as an endorser, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thank you for your support!


Organizations and Public Officials:
The Seattle Times
United States Chamber of Commerce
National Electrical Contractors Association
National Association of Homebuilders
National Federation of Independent Business Safe Trust PAC
Washington Auto Dealers Election Committee
Washington State Farm Bureau American Bankers Association PAC
Associated Builders and Contractors
Business and Industry Political Action Committee
Gun Owners of America Political Victory Club
Hon. Slade Gorton – United States Senator (Honorary King County Campaign Chair)
U.S. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers
U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler
U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert
U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings
King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, Redmond
Hon. Mary Odermat – Mayor of Medina, former
State Senator Andy Hill, Woodinville  
State Senator Dino Rossi, Bellevue
Hon. David Baker – Mayor of Kenmore
Hon. Toby Nixon – Kirkland City Council
Hon. Hank Myers – Redmond City Council
Hon. William Backlund, Dr., – State Representative, Redmond, former
Jim Tagard, Chief of Police, Mt. Vernon, ret.
Larry Gainer, Asst. Chief of Police, Redmond, ret.
Hon. Tim Austin – Mayor of Mill Creek, former
Hon. Mark Lamb – Mayor of Bothell
Hon. Joshua Freed – Bothell City Council
Hon. Gary Nelson – Snohomish County Council, former
State Senator Val Stevens, Arlington
State Senator Doug Erickson, Ferndale
State Representative Kirk Pearson, Monroe
State Representative Dan Kristiansen, Snohomish
State Representative Matt Shea, Spokane
State Representative Mike Hope, Lake Stevens
State Representative Vincent Buys, Lynden
State Representative Jason Overstreet, Blaine
State Representative Jim McCune, Eatonville
State Representative Cary Condotta, Wenatchee
Hon. Gene Goldsmith, State Representative, Ferndale, former
Yvonne Goldsmith, Ferndale, Former City Council
John Nehring, Mayor of Marysville
Donna Wright, Marysville City Council
Shannon Affholter, Everett City Council
Don Munks, Skagit County Assessor
Ken Klein, Arlington City Council
Steve Baker, Arlington City Council
Sally Lien, Arlington City Council
Todd Welch, Lake Stevens City Council
F. Lee Grose, Lewis County Commissioner
Bob Eberle, Port of Anacortes Commissioner
Associations :
Citizens United
Eagle Forum
Human Life of Washington
National Right to Life Committee
Snohomish County Republican Party
39th Legislative District Republicans
Individual Supporters:
Kemper Freeman, Jr., Founder, Bellevue Square and Community Leader
Capt. Douglas Roulstone, USNR, ret., Snohomish, WA
Ron Reimer, President Citizens Alliance for Property Rights of Whatcom Co.
Tom Greene, former candidate for Snohomish County Sheriff, Monroe
Cameron Bailey, Senior Legislative Aide to Kirk Pearson, Index
Olga Miller, Republican Party activist
Dr. Mark Spencer, Arlington
Natalie Lavering, Republican Party activist, Mill Creek
John Hennessy, Sammamish
Paul and Elizabeth Scott, Republican Party activists
Dr. Kim Kron, Marysville
Butch and Polly Kvamme, Everson
 Ron & Wendy Visser, Lynden
Cheryl Hymes, Bellingham
Mel Mertens, Edmonds
Dr. Art Coday, Maltby
Pastor Ken Hutcherson, Antioch Baptist Church
Pastor Richard Long, Atonement Lutheran Church
Pastor Bill Walker, Arlington First Baptist Church



Campaign Contacts

King County Headquarters
611 Market Street, Suite 9
Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone: 206-849-1096
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Snohomish County Headquarters
122 128th St SE, Suite B
Everett, WA 98209
*Lower level of Shawn O’Donnell’s Restaurant
Phone: 425-332-2240
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