Senator Cleveland Endorsements


We Support Annette!

It has been a privilege to serve you these last eight years as your state senator representing the 49th Legislative District and our community of Vancouver. Since taking office in January 2013, I have worked to build relationships in Olympia based upon trust and respect. I believe the only sustainable path to success on your behalf in the Legislature is through strong collaboration and honest discussion, even when those conversations are hard.

I see one of my biggest responsibilities as championing state support for our community. I was able to ensure critical funding be included in our state Capital Budget for important projects here at home, that help build infrastructure, a more viable community, and create jobs. These projects—over $50 million—include:

  • $3.5M, Vancouver Waterfront Development Project
  • $1.5M, Daybreak Youth Services
  • $1.7M, Clark County Tenny Creek Assisted Living Facility
  • $1.2M, CDM Services
  • $1M, The Academy roof repair
  • $750,000, Bridgeview
  • $230,000, YWCA Clark County

Endorsed By:

Federal Elected Officials

Washington State Elected Officials

Washington State Legislators

Clark County Elected Officials

City of Vancouver leaders

First Responders, Front Line Health Care Workers, and Teachers

Labor Organizations

  • Pacific Northwest Iron Workers and Iron Workers Local #86
  • The Washington State Labor Council
  • Teamsters Local Union 117
  • The Laborers Local 335

Statewide Organizations

  • National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington
  • Washington Fraternal Order of Police
  • The Alliance for Gun Responsibility
  • Washington State Building and Constructions Trades Council
  • Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates
  • Association of Washington Business
  • Washington State Veterinary Medical Association
  • Retired Public Employees Council of Washington

Local Organizations


Local Community Members

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What leaders in Clark County are saying about Annette Cleveland...

“Annette’s commitment to education is one of the many reasons I am supporting her…Annette won’t settle for anything less than a first class education for our kids. She will fight to make school funding a top priority and make sure that every child has the opportunity to excel. Annette has been endorsed by the Washington Education Association and I’m proud to support her campaign.”

- Al Bauer, Retired State Senator

“Annette knows the value of good paying jobs and appreciates that our economy is only as strong as the middle class that supports it”

- Cager Clabaugh, ILWU Local 4

“We need a State Senator who was born and raised in Clark County, has chosen Clark County as THE best place to work and raise her own family, knows the community, its growth and needs. That’s Annette Cleveland.”

- Ginger Metcalf, Consultant, Community and Economic Development, Governmental Affairs

“Throughout the 23 years I have known and worked with Annette on numerous significant community projects such as the Vancouver Land Bridge, and the Marshall Lecture Series, she has been a great listener, worked diligently, has been caring and thoughtful – always a professional. Whatever the situation, Annette exemplifies the 'service above self' quality."

- Jane Jacobsen, Executive Director, Confluence Project

“Having worked with Annette for more than 12 years while she was in Senator Murray’s office and at the American Cancer Society, I have seen first hand her tireless efforts to help constituents and cancer patients. An example of her commitment to work for and support our community was her key role in the Kaiser Shipyards 50-year Anniversary. Annette was a key member of the steering committee to recognize and thank the people in our community who were part of the greatest generation for their diligent effort during World War II, specifically at the Kaiser Vancouver Shipyards.”

- Sue Fratt, retired, former SW WA Director, Governor Booth Gardner, Executive Director American Lung Association Western Region