Endorsement Information

The Spokane Regional Labor Council held our COPE Endorsement meeting on Tuesday, April 23rd. The following candidates have received our endorsement:

City of Spokane
Mayor - Ben Stuckart
City Council President – Breean Beggs
City Council Distict 2, Position 1 - Lori Kinnear
City Council Distict 3, Position 1- Karen Stratton

City of Spokane Valley
City Council Pos 3 - Lance Gurel                
City Council Pos 6 - Tim Hattenburg   

The Political Legislative Committee will meet on May 21st to discuss the process for making additional endorsements. We'll keep you posted!   

We  invite anyone planning to run for public office in our region and interested in receiving our endorsement to contact us [email protected] or 509.327.7637. Our region includes the following counties: Spokane, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Stevens, and Garfield.

Our Process: 

Please contact the Spokane Regional Labor Council: [email protected] or 509.327.7637 to request a questionnaire. Once the Questionnaire has been received, the candidate will be contacted to schedule a time for an interview. Delegates attending will vote to make endorsements. Candidates will be notified whether they have received an endorsement. 

Please contact us if you have any questions or need more information: [email protected] or 509.327.7637

Thank you!