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Candidate Palooza

May 6, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Please register for the MLK Labor’s biggest electoral candidate endorsement event of the year on May 6 from 9-3:30 pm at LiUNA! Local 242 (22323 Pacific Hwy S, Des Moines, WA 98198). This event is open to all King County Union members.

REGISTER HERE: https://form.jotform.com/231007307793150


9:00 am: Doors open for breakfast (Sponsored by UFCW 3000)

9:30: Welcome and SEIU Democracy School (Presented by Sandra Toussaint of SEIU 6 and  Zak Nelson of SEIU 925)

10:30 – 11:50: ROUND ONE 

  • Room 1: Burien
    • City Council Position 2: Cydney Moore
    • City Council Position 4: Patricia Hudson
    • City Council Position 4: Kevin Schilling
    • City Council Position 6: Krystal Marx
  • Room 2: Bellevue
    • City Council Position 1: Paul Clark
    • City Council Position 3: Mo Malakoutian
    • City Council Position 5: Janice Zahn 
    • City Council Position 7: Dave Hamilton
  • Room 3: Renton
    • City Council Position 1: Sanjeev Yonzon
    • City Council Position 3: Valerie O’Halloran
    • City Council Position 5: Ed Prince
    • City Council Position 5: Marvin Rosete
  • Room 4: Port of Seattle and SeaTac
    • Commissioner Pos. 2: Sam Cho
    • Commissioner Pos. 5: Fred Felleman
    • Commissioner Pos. 5: Todd Curtis
    • SeaTac City Council: Damiana Merrywhether

Noon:  LUNCH (Sponsored by Teamsters Joint Council)

1:00-2:20: ROUND TWO

  • Room 1: Burien (continued)
    • City Council Position 2: Brittany Williams
    • City Council Position 2: Linda Akey
    • City Council Position 6: Cydney Moore
  • Room 2: Tukwila and Valley Medical Center
    • Tukwila City Council Position 1: Armen Papayn
    • Tukwila City Council Position 3: Dennis Martinez 
    • Tukwila City Council: Jovita McConnell
    • Hospital Commission, Board Position 1: Anthony Berkley
  • Room 3: Auburn, Kent, Issaquah, and Redmond
    • Auburn City Council Position 3: James Jeyaraj 
    • Kent City Council Position 3: John Boyd
    • Issaquah City Council Position 6: Victoria Hunt
    • Redmond City Council Position 3: Osman Salahuddin
  • Room 4: King County School Boards
    • Kent School Board: Leslie Hamada
    • Renton School Board: Justin Booker
    • Highline School Board: Carrie Howell
    • Federal Way School Board: Luckisha Phillips

2:30: King County Council Position 4 Forum (facilitated by Author & Organizer, Shaun Scott*)

  • Becka Johnson Poppe
  • Sarah Reyneveld

3:00: MLK Labor deliberation

3:30:  End of event

*About our forum moderator: Shaun Scott is a writer, lobbyist at the Statewide Poverty Action Network, and 43rd LD Precinct Committee Officer. He’s the author of the forthcoming book “Heartbreak City: Seattle Sports and the Unmet Promise of Urban Progress,” out this autumn from the University of Washington Press. He lives in the University District.


May 6, 2023
9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Laborers 242 Hall
22323 Pacific Highway S
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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