King County Democrats
“(Hader’s) interview was an experience … it could have lasted 10 hours and I would’ve never been bored and she would’ve never been stumped. It was incredibly impressive."
- Patrick Allcorn, Committee Co-Chair
Pierce County Democrats
“Shannon is one of the most well-spoken people we’ve ever had the pleasure to talk with. There wasn’t a single question where she said ‘you know what…I don’t know enough about that issue to speak to that right now’… she would speak for several minutes and it was a pleasure to listen to. She has multi-pronged approaches to curbing the opioid epidemic, to curbing the homelessness epidemic, to increasing mental health services in Pierce County. She was able to speak eloquently to land use. She really was covering all her bases in the way that she spoke on issues.”
Kittitas County Democrats
- Mary Monahan, Kittitas County Democrats PCO
45th District Democrats
"She won’t just be another vote in Congress; she has the potential to be an extraordinary legislator. That’s what sets her apart from the other candidates."
- Endorsement Committee notes
11th Legislative District Democrats
“The 11th Legislative District Democrats are proud to have given our endorsement to Shannon Hader. Her background and experience, as well as ties to all areas of the district makes her an excellent candidate for the House of Representatives. We believe she is well equipped to hit the ground running and represent the residents of the 8th Congressional District.”
King County Young Democrats
41st Legislative District Democrats
“Shannon is the only candidate who has shown bipartisan success in Washington D.C, has a wealth of policy knowledge on virtually every topic, and is the candidate best positioned to defeat three-time loser Dino Rossi. We wholeheartedly endorse Shannon Hader.”
31st Legislative District Democrats
“Our sole endorsement reflects a strong belief that Dr. Hader is the best choice to represent the people of the 8th CD. Her extensive experience, including at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, demonstrates a successful track record making sure that tax dollars are used efficiently to deliver results that meaningfully improve people's lives. Her commitment to workers' rights, women's rights, social justice, and environmental protection aligns with the values of a majority of voters in this district.”
- 31st LD Democrats Chair Brian Gunn
25th Legislative District Democrats
"Shannon Hader is the best-prepared and hardest-working candidate we have had for the 8th CD in the 24 years I have lived in Pierce County.”
- Cliff Allo, 25th LD Endorsement Committee member
30th Legislative District Democrats
“Dr. Shannon Hader is prepared to do the work on day one in D.C. and fight for the people of the 8th CD. She understands community- based work, has ideas and solutions for many of the biggest issues we are facing, and has the energy to fight the current administration when they try to minimize the needs of the middle class. The 30th LD is proud to endorse Dr. Hader on her run for Congress!”
47th Legislative District Democrats
“The 47th considered all three candidates individually and voted overwhelmingly to support Shannon Hader. This indicates that she was the most qualified, best prepared, and strongest candidate to defeat Dino Rossi in November.”
OneAmerica Votes Muslim Committee
"Her world view, experience, and grit promises to deliver results for a better future for our neighbors across WA-8 and our country."
- Mubarak El Amin of the Muslim Committee
Auburn WA Flip 8th CD
"Shannon is the only candidate with the service record, experience, and leadership needed to serve the diverse residents and needs of the 8th."
- Chris Franco, Auburn WA Flip 8th CD
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 77
“She not only has the well-being of workers in mind, but also has the kind of experience at the federal level to make things happen. She’s clearly the best candidate ensure that workers have a voice in Congress.”
- Local 77 President Rick Johnson
Wenatchee Aluminum Trades Council
“Her depth and breadth of knowledge, her experience in running a huge federal agency, and her lifelong family connection to unions made her the obvious choice.”
- Kelley Woodard, Council President
United Steelworkers Local 310A
“Her knowledge of the issues that are important to workers here in Wenatchee is exceptional and her commitment to our shared values is unwavering. We’re excited to help her beat Dino Rossi and to work with her to protect workers rights in Congress.”
- Kelley Woodard, Local 310A President
North Central Washington Central Labor Council
“We wanted the competence and experience that could translate into navigating D.C. corridors effectively. We needed a candidate with an understanding of our issues who can hit the ground running, fighting on the side of Labor. Shannon Hader is that candidate and we proudly support her.”
- Council President Paul Parmley
Retired Public Employees Council
- Kandy Kraig, RPEC President
National Organization for Women PAC
"Dr. Hader is the only candidate who has experience and proof points of delivering results with federal dollars and resources for communities, and will do the same for the 8th district in Congress."
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists PAC
"Dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care and the professional and socioeconomic interests of its members through continuing medical education, practice, research, and advocacy."
Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction
This is not an endorsement.
Leadership Now Project
“New Leader to Watch”
One of only six candidates selected from the west coast, and the only selected candidate running for office in Washington State.
Nancy Backus, Auburn Mayor
Judith Billings, former Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction
Nita Rinehart, former Washington State Senator
Dr. Mark Rosenberg, founding director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Rep. Zack Hudgins, 11th Legislative District
Sen. Jeannie Darneille, 27th Legislative District
Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, 37th District
Dr. Dave Little, 2nd Legislative District Democrats Chair
Gunhild Kristin Jordan
Bryce W. Furness
Beverly Benson Vifian
Jacqueline Van Dongen