WA AG Race Update: DAGA Applauds Washington AG Bob Ferguson on Decisive Re-Election Victory

November 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) released the following statement from Executive Director Sean Rankin congratulating Washington AG Bob Ferguson on a successful re-election tonight. AG Ferguson faced Republican AG nominee Matt Larkin in his bid for a third term as Washington’s Attorney General.

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

“Congratulations to Bob Ferguson on his decisive re-election. The results tonight reflect years of dedication to the people of Washington on issues that matter most: health care, gun safety, workers’ rights, the environment, and more. While these times are uncertain for millions, Washingtonians should feel assured tonight that they chose a fierce legal defender with a record of winning in the fight for their families and communities. As a chess grandmaster, he has made all the right moves in his election campaign and on the political landscape.”

“Attorney General Bob Ferguson will continue to be an aggressive defender of the law and fighter for progress. We look forward to supporting his continued success as a leader for the people of Washington.”

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND

  • AG Bob Ferguson is a national leader on worker’s rights, successfully ending no-poach agreements at more than 155 corporate chains.
  • AG Bob Ferguson filed the first lawsuit by Democratic AGs during the Trump administration, successfully defeating Trump’s first dangerous and discriminatory Muslim Ban.
  • AG Bob Ferguson most recently stopped the Trump administration’s attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, reversing harmful changes that impacted the delivery time of critical mail such as medication and ballots.