Seattle Hospitality for Progress educates local candidates on issues facing the hospitality community and endorses and supports candidates running for office in the city of Seattle.

2019 General Election Endorsements

(Click the image to learn more about each candidate)

District 1:

Phil Tavel

District 2:

Mark Solomon

District 3:

Egan Orion

District 4:

Alex Pedersen

District 5:

Debora Juarez

District 6:

Heidi Wills

District 7:

Jim Pugel


Seattle Hospitality for Progress is the political arm of the Seattle Hotel Association and Seattle Restaurant Alliance, which together represent thousands of small and large hospitality businesses that help our city and communities thrive.  

No candidate authorized this ad. It is paid for by Seattle Hospitality for Progress, 1301 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1500, Seattle, WA. Top 5 Contributors: Visit Seattle, WA Hospitality Association, Washington Hospitality Association PAC, Vulcan, Inc., Hyatt Shared Service Center/Grand Hyatt Seattle. Top 3 Donors to PAC Contributor: Northwest Restaurants, Inc., AJP Enterprises, LLC, Hyatt Regency – Seattle