Mayor Jim Ferrell is proud to have earned the support and endorsement of local organizations and leaders including:



“Mayor Ferrell has been an important partner in expanding El Centro’s ability to ensure all people, regardless of race, have access to low-income housing opportunities, job training, child care, and more. He has my support so we can continue to build strong and healthy communities together.” – Estela Ortega, Community Leader & Executive Director of El Centro de la Raza


“Jim Ferrell is a tireless advocate for our community. I have enjoyed working with him to bring good paying jobs to Federal Way. His forward thinking and creative approach to greenlight the Davita project will pay dividends for our City for decades to come.” – Federal Way Councilmember Greg Baruso


“Mayor Jim Ferrell listens to small businesses and cleaned up downtown. He understands how to create new jobs and acts to bring them to Federal Way.” – Willie Cho, Local Business Owner


“When the pandemic threatened lives and livelihoods, Mayor Jim Ferrell stepped up to support vulnerable small businesses and workers. We need his leadership!” – Suzy Green, Small Business Owner






Former Federal Way Mayors:

Mayor Jeanne Burbidge

Federal Way City Councilmembers:

Lydia Assefa-Dawson

Greg Baruso

Leandra Craft

Martin Moore

Hoang Tran

Regional, Elected, and Community Leaders

  • Congressman Adam Smith
  • Attorney General Bob Ferguson
  • King County Executive Dow Constantine
  • King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer
  • King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski
  • Seattle Port Commissioner Peter Steinbrueck
  • Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus
  • Kent Mayor Dana Ralph
  • Maple Valley Mayor Sean Kelly
  • Normandy Park Sue-Ann Hohimer
  • Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier
  • Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone
  • Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg
  • Fire Commissioner Dave Berger
  • Estela Ortega, Community Leader


  • Alliance for Gun Responsibility
  • South King Fire and Rescue Firefighters Union
  • Washington Conservation Voters
  • MLK Labor
  • 30th District Democrats
  • King County Democrats
  • UFCW 21
  • Amalgamated Transit Union 587
  • IBEW 77
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, DC 5
  • Iron Workers Local 86
  • LIUNA Local 242
  • Machinists, District Lodge 751
  • Pacific NW Carpenters Union
  • Seattle Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Seattle King County Realtors
  • Joint Council of Teamsters
  • UA 32 Plumbers and Pipefitters
  • Federal Way Police Union


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Federal Way Mirror
Mayor proposes adding 13 officers to Federal Way police force

As Federal Way sees a recent uptick in crime, the mayor is asking the Federal Way City Council to approve adding 13 more officer positions to the city’s police force. The mayor’s recommendation was presented Sept. 21, suggesting that the Federal Way City Council approve to add 13 officers toRead More

Mayor wants bigger police force in Federal Way as crime mounts

“I think it's fair to say that we have had a completely unacceptable increase in violence in our community,” said Mayor Jim Ferrell, who along with Chief Andy Hwang want to add 13 more officers to the police department for a total sworn staff of 150 officers. In addition, their proposed safetyRead More

Federal Way Mirror
New memorial in Federal Way honors military veterans

A new memorial is sitting atop the Town Center Steps in Federal Way, honoring service members from all branches of the military.... “In the United States of America, we must never forget that there is much more that unites us than will ever divide us,” Ferrell said. “The men and womenRead More

Federal Way Mirror
Diversity pride flag flying at Federal Way City Hall throughout June

“They’re more than just symbols,” said Mayor Jim Ferrell, who donned a purple tie for the occasion. “Collectively, they confirm our commitment to action and to change.” In the Federal Way City Council and mayor’s proclamation declaring June 2021 as Pride Month in the city, “theRead More

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way Mayor seeking re-election

“Over the past year, we have seen Federal Way unite in support of our small business community, stand together to demand social justice and accountability in policing, as well as to find compassionate solutions for homelessness and affordable housing,” Ferrell said. “I am humbled andRead More

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way flags will be flown at half-staff to honor COVID victims

“Federal Way, like communities worldwide has felt the devastating impacts caused by the global pandemic,” Ferrell said in a news release. “Locally, we have lost 92 of our neighbors to this terrible virus. Please join me in honoring the lives of those who left us all too soon.”Read More

Federal Way Mirror
“Clean Up Federal Way!” volunteer event set for Oct. 17

“Keeping our city clean and litter-free for our residents and visitors alike is one of our top priorities,” said Mayor Jim Ferrell. “I’m honored to have my policy partners on the city council playing a key role in this event and sharing in our desire to maintain clean streets and parks.Read More

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way mayor proposes 2021-22 biennial budget

“My proposed budget is one that reflects many of the priorities that I have continued to focus on throughout my six years as mayor,” Ferrell said. “This balanced budget delivers what the community expects and deserves — without raising taxes, laying off any city employees, or dipping intoRead More

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way raises pride flag for first time in city history

Ferrell noted the flag signifies love and accepting fellow neighbors, then read aloud the June 2020 Pride Month mayoral proclamation that was given to State Sen. Claire Wilson (D-District 30). “We are proud that Federal Way fosters a welcoming environment for all residents and visitorsRead More