My Pledge To You
A Pledge to the People
This is my pledge to you; the people of Seattle, of America, and of the 7th District.
I pledge to never take Political Action Committee contributions for my campaigns.
I pledge to never use my influence for personal or political financial gain.
I pledge to release any tax returns requested of me.
I pledge to never sell a book while in office or use my platform to advertise products.
I pledge to never miss a legislative vote unless medically or functionally unable.
I pledge to fight the influence of corporations at all levels of politics.
I pledge to stand up for the underdogs, in all the forms we can take.
I pledge to be honest, to be accountable, and to be accessible.
Why did I run as a Republican in 2018?
I ran as a progressive republican in 2018 to try and shove out Dino Rossi out of the election and start a progressive revolution, it did not work. I came second in the Republican Party, but 5th out of 12 candidates.
Did I vote for the current president?
No, I did not. I voted for Hillary Rodham Clinton and I caucused for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Washington State Caucus. I hate the current president so much I don't even say his name, I do want to give it that kind of power.
Was I a Democrat before 2018?
Yes 2012: Moderate Democrat - Obama & Begich Canvasser 2014: Occupy Democrat - Scott Kawasaki Canvasser 2016: Berniecrat - Caucused for Bernie Washington State 2018: Progressive Republican - Ran Against Dino Rossi 2020: Progressive Democrat - Today
These things I pledge.