October 23, 2018

Portland, Ore. – Jennifer McGuirk, candidate for Multnomah County Auditor, today announced a slate of new endorsements to her campaign.

“I’ve worked hard throughout my campaign to build relationships with the county’s diverse communities and jurisdictions,” McGuirk said. “These endorsements reflect my dedication to community engagement, and to guiding audits that reflect community concerns. I’m honored to have earned the confidence of these leaders.”

Since the August 30 deadline for her voters’ pamphlet statement, McGuirk has received endorsements from Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz; Andrea Valderrama, a former candidate for Portland City Council and Vice Chair of the David Douglas School Board; and Metro President-elect Lynn Peterson.

“Jennifer has the experience and commitment to equity and accountability that will most benefit our county residents. She is truly independent, not tied to established power stakeholders,” Fritz said. “She knows how Multnomah County works, and how it can work better. I strongly encourage your vote for Jennifer McGuirk for Multnomah County Auditor.”

Peterson commented that shared values led her to endorse McGuirk. "I endorsed Jennifer because she and I share a commitment to fostering equitable communities."

This commitment was also a reason Valderrama chose to endorse McGuirk. "Jennifer's collaborative approach to her leadership as Multnomah County's next Auditor is refreshing and necessary,” Valderrama said. “I was impressed with her commitment to inclusion and transparency to the public in her work, and believe she is the right candidate to ensure that the County's services are provided in an equitable and efficient way."

In addition to earning these endorsements from individual leaders, McGuirk recently earned the endorsement of UFCW Local 555, which has more than 20,000 members in Oregon and SW Washington. For a list of all endorsements to McGuirk's campaign, visit