MLK Labor Endorses Lorena Gonzalez for Seattle Mayor
May 20, 2021
On Wednesday, May 19 at their monthly meeting, MLK Labor delegates voted to endorse Lorena Gonzalez for Mayor of Seattle. The vote was approximately 80% in support of Gonzalez, well above the ⅔ threshold to receive an endorsement.
MLK Labor Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nicole Grant released the following statement on Councilmember Gonzalez:
“Lorena Gonzalez is a proven friend to Seattle’s working families and we are proud to give her the exclusive endorsement of the Labor Council. Councilwoman Gonzalez has both the experience and vision to lead Seattle into the future as a city where all people can live, work, and raise a family.
Born into a family of migrant farmworkers, Lorena rose to the President of the Seattle City Council. As an elected leader in our community, she has consistently stood by workers when called upon. MLK Labor is looking forward to electing Mayor Gonzalez.”
All current MLK Labor endorsements can be seen at MLKLabor.org/endorsements