Eastside Business Alliance
The Eastside Business Alliance is pleased to support Melissa Stuart’s candidacy for Redmond City Council Position Four. Stuart's dedication to Redmond and her community make her an ideal candidate for office.
The Eastside Business Alliance (EBA), the campaign arm of the Bellevue Chamber, is endorsing an additional seven candidates for local office across the Eastside ahead of the 2021 primary election.
As a long-term resident and former City Councilmember, Russell understands the issues facing Issaquah and the Greater Eastside.
Throughout her time on the Issaquah City Council, Mary Lou Pauly has taken the lead on several community development initiatives while embracing many pro-jobs policies.
A local business owner and 22-year resident of the city, James is an active member of the Renton Chamber’s Board of Directors and has served as the Chairman of the Board for the last three years. As Renton and the Eastside face unprecedented growth in the coming years, James is well-positioned to guide the city to continued prosperity while staying above partisan politics.
Tara Van Niman’s dedication to Redmond is evident from her continuous efforts to connect with community members. She’s made it clear that she will work look beyond partisan politics and work to achieve the best result for community members as a whole. She has received endorsement from Redmond Mayor Angela Birney, former Mayor John Marchione, and numerous state senators and Redmond city council members.
Janet Richards’ extensive volunteer work and community leadership prove the kind of councilmember she will be – a dynamic, active, and effective voice for all members of the community. As the region faces unprecedented growth, it is essential to elect experienced community leaders with proven ability to balance competing interests and complex issues.
Few candidates are more aptly prepared to provide industry-specific knowledge than Commissioner Steinbrueck. Through his training as an architect, community planner and urban strategist, Steinbrueck is uniquely qualified to lead the Port of Seattle as our region faces unprecedented growth. King County voters should reward Steinbrueck for his ability to merge his progressive agenda with common sense policies that make a difference instead of a headline.
Amid a year of unprecedented challenges brought about by the pandemic, King County, under Dow’s leadership became one of the most vaccinated counties in the country. When his backyard became ground zero in the U.S. for the virus, Dow turned to public health experts to help guide the county’s response. The difficult decisions he faced were made with broad community input and limited politics.
Councilmember Dunn has turned his focus on the dramatic rise in homicides, property and drug crimes in King County, as well as an increase in police response times. As a former federal prosecutor, he is well prepared to lead on these issues.