WA AG RACE UPDATE: DAGA Statement Supporting Washington AG Bob Ferguson

August 5, 2020

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) released the following statement from Executive Director Sean Rankin applauding AG Ferguson on his primary victory and his clear path to a successful re-election this November.

Statement from Sean Rankin, Executive Director of the Democratic Attorneys General Association:

“I would like to congratulate Bob Ferguson on his win. The primary results should reassure millions of Washingtonians that steady and experienced leaders like Attorney General Bob Ferguson will continue to take principled stances and fight to maintain decency, and fairness during these uncertain times. From his first lawsuit against the Trump administration, he made it clear that he will exercise the full force of the law to defend the people of Washington State. From stopping the President to defeating the gun lobby, AG Ferguson and his team have won time and time again in court to keep Washingtonians and in fact all Americans safe. We look forward to AG Ferguson’s re-election in November and his continued success as a Democratic Attorney General.”

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Washington AG Bob Ferguson has received >55% of the vote so far in the state’s top-2 primary (more than Gov. Jay Inslee) and currently has $2,412,403 cash-on-hand heading into the final 3 months.
  • As of July, Washington AG Bob Ferguson has a record of 29- 1 in lawsuits against the Trump administration.
  • Washington AG Bob Ferguson is a national leader on worker’s rights, successfully ending no-poach agreements at more than 155 corporate chains.