“As a Port Commissioner and former small business owner, I know how important thriving local businesses are to our local economies. Renton City Councilmember Kim-Khanh Van shares that vision.

Her advocacy for small businesses on the City Council, ability to remove barriers, and commitment to creating opportunity are exactly what our region needs on the King County Council.

She will be a champion for healthy and inclusive neighborhoods and the infrastructure and small businesses that support them.” – Seattle Port Commissioner Sam Cho

“I’m excited to support Kim-Khanh Van for King County Council because of her passion for consensus-building and partnership to address the needs of people across the district.

That includes the diverse needs of our region’s suburban and rural communities, as well as the people who make them great. She is a tireless community leader and advocate and I am excited to have her leadership serving even more people.” – Black Diamond Councilmember Kristiana de Leon

“Kim-Khanh Van is a natural leader. As a Renton City Councilmember she has helped community members fashion solutions to a wide range of issues including housing, schools, employment, social services and immigrant and refugee advocacy.

Her quick grasp of neighborhood needs and her ability to bring people together has been a superb gift. She will be a great advocate for every King County neighbor.” – Former King County Councilmember Larry Gossett

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Early Endorsements

  • State Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti
  • State Senator Lisa Wellman
  • State Senator Joe Nguyen
  • State Senator Karen Keiser
  • State Senator Mona Das
  • State Representative Nicole Macri
  • State Representative Vandana Slatter
  • State Representative  My-Linh Thai
  • State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos
  • State Representative Steve Bergquist
  • State Representative Zack Hudgins, former
  • State Representative Liz Berry
  • State Representative Jamila Taylor
  • State Representative Marcie Maxwell, former
  • King County Councilmember Larry Gossett, former
  • Seattle Port Commissioner Sam Cho
  • Auburn Councilmember Chris Stearn
  • Black Diamond Councilmember Kristiana De Leon
  • Burien City Councilmember Sofia Aragon
  • Redmond Councilmember Vanessa Kritzer
  • Redmond Councilmember Jessica Forsythe
  • Kent Councilmember Satwinder Kaur
  • Federal Way Councilmember Hoang Tran
  • Tukwila Councilmember Cynthia DeLosTrinos Johnson
  • Thurston County Commissioner Carolina Mejia
  • Former Newcastle City Councilmember Carol Simpson
  • Renton School Board Director Alisa Louie
  • Renton School Board Director Gloria Hodge
  • Renton School Board Director Dr. Avanti Bergquist
  • Mercer Island School Board Member Tam Dinh
  • Reverend Dr. Linda Smith, Renton-King County Alliance for Justice
  • Vasudha Sharma, Renton Mayor’s Inclusion Task Force Member
  • Jeanne Legault, Treasurer, 37th District Democrats
  • Dr. Tracy M. Hilliard, Community Leader
  • Lydia Faitalia, Community Leader
  • Erin Jones, Community Leader
  • Frank Francisco, Community Leader
  • Frieda Takamura, Community Leader
  • Sara Franklin, Community Leader
  • Gentle Vuong, Community Leader
  • Rick Polintan, Community Leader
  • Rich Stolz, Community Leader
  • Tung Tran, Community Leader
  • Karol Brown, Community Leader
  • Pamela Eakes, Community Leader
  • Matt Remle, Community Leader
  • Thao Tran, Community Leader
  • Williard Jimerson Jr., Community Leader
  • Ingrid Anderson, Nurse
  • Duc Tran, Small Business Owner
  • Vanessa Pons McSheridan, small business owner and fitness expert
  • Kim Ha Van Highbarger, Clinical Technician
  • Ador Yano, Community Leader