Mark is endorsed by local elected officials across the district because he listens to their concerns, and then helps them to solve problems:

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson


Maple Valley Mayor Sean Kelly

North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland

Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson

Sammamish Mayor Karen Moran

Maple Valley Deputy Mayor Dana Parnello 

Mercer Island Deputy Mayor Wendy Weiker

Sammamish Deputy Mayor Christine Malchow

Issaquah Council member Stacy Goodman

Issaquah Council member Tola Marts

Snoqualmie City Council member Katherine Ross

Snoqualmie City Council member Jim Mayhew 

Maple Valley City Council member Erin Weaver

Maple Valley City Council member Linda Johnson

Maple Valley City Council member Les Burberry

North Bend Council member Chris Garcia

Carnation Council member Kim Lisk

Carnation Council member Jim Ribail

Former North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing

Former Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler

Former Maple Valley Mayor Bill Allison 

Former Sammamish Mayor Tom Odell

Mark is endorsed by School Board members across our district because he puts the interest of our kids in school above those of special interest groups:


Snoqualmie School Board President Carolyn Simpson 

​Snoqualmie School Board member Geoff Doy 

Snoqualmie School Board member Gary Fancher

Issaquah School Board President Marnie Maraldo

Issaquah School Board member Harlan Gallanger

Issaquah School Board member Anne Moore 

Issaquah School Board member Suzanne Weaver

Tahoma School Board member Pete Miller 

Former maple Valley School Board member Mary Jane Glaser

Former Enumclaw School Board member Nancy Merrill

Mark is proud to be endorsed by State Senators across Washington because they appreciate the small business perspective he brings to policy discussions:

State Senator Andy Billig  (Majority Leader)


State Senator Lisa Wellman (Chair of the Education Committee)


State Senator Annette Cleveland (Chair of the Healthcare Committee)


State Senator Reuven Carlyle (Chair of the Environment and Energy Committee)


State Senator Marko Liias (Majority Floor Leader and Lieutenant Governor Candidate)


State Senator Christine Rolfes (Chair of the Ways and Means committee)


State Senator Karen Keiser  (Chair of the Labor and Commercie committee)


State Senator Steve Hobbs (Chair of the Transportation Committee)


State Senator Jamie Pedersen (Chair of the Law and Justice Committee)

State Senator David Frockt (Chair of the Capital Budget)

​State Senator Dean Takko  (Chair of the Agriculture Committee)

State Senator Sam Hunt (Chair of the Government committee)

​State Senator Kevin Van De Wege (Chair of the Natural Resources committee)


State Senator Patty Kuderer  (Chair of the Housing committee)


​State Senator Jesse Salomon 

​State Senator Claire Wilson 


State Senator John Braun


State Senator Curtis King


State Senator Keith Wagoner

Mark is endorsed by State Representatives across our region because he helps important House priority bills pass the Senate:


State Representative Lisa Callan

State Representative Bill Ramos 

State Representative Steve Bergquist 

State Representative Larry Springer

State Representative Amy Walen

State Representative Mia Gregerson 

State Representative Tina Orwall 

Mark is proud to be endorsed by these organizations and Individuals across Washington:


The Seattle Times 

Former Governor Dan Evans

Former Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark

Former Congressman Norm Dicks 

Former Chair UW Board of Regents Herb Simon

Washington State Council of Firefighters

Washington Fire Chiefs


Eastside Firefighters 

Washington State Fire Firefighter's Association

Kent Firefighters Local IAFF 1747

Amalgamated Transit Union of Washington

Public School Employees of Washington

Northwest Carpenters Union

International Union of Operating Engineers

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 32 (UA Local 32)

Stand for Children

Washington State Realtors 

Washington State Patrol Troopers Association

Washington State Fraternal Order of Police

Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund

Seattle King County Realtors

Washington Farm Bureau

Association of Washington Business

Washington Chamber of Commerce 

Washington Farm Bureau



Mark is proud to be supported by these groups across Washington: 

Washington State Medical Association

Washington State Hospital Association 

Puyallup Tribes 

Muckleshoot Tribes 

Nisqually Tribes

Kalispel Tribes

Colville Tribes


Mark has garnered a number of awards for his public service since he joined the Senate, including: