Attorney General Bob Ferguson is working hard to protect the rights of Washingtonians and take on powerful special interests that don't play by the rules.

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Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 7:55 PM

Knocking down corporate pyramid schemes

Friends of Bob Ferguson Thanks everyone for the surprise birthday wishes this week! It softened the blow of turning 56. I’m focused on protecting Washingtonians from powerful interests that don’t play by the rules. My team holds corporations accountable for false, dec…
Team Ferguson · [email protected]
February 22, 2021 at 8:00 PM

celebrating Bob’s birthday

Friends of Bob Ferguson Tomorrow is Bob’s birthday and we set up a virtual card for all of his supporters to sign! As you know, Bob has worked hard over the past year to advocate for and protect our state and our democracy — we know he’d be grateful to see how many of …
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
February 18, 2021 at 12:30 AM

Our work on gun safety

Friends of Bob Ferguson We’ve made progress in Washington state to combat the gun violence epidemic and make our schools safer with increased background checks and waiting periods. Reflecting on the third anniversary of the horrific Parkland shooting this month, howev…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 10:16 PM

Update on the National Archives

Friends of Bob Ferguson #BREAKINGNEWS I wanted to reach out personally to share the news of a meaningful victory my team secured in federal court today. A judge granted my request to stop the sale of the National Archives building! In coalition with tribes and com…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 12:49 AM

Tim Eyman case update

Friends of Bob Ferguson Yesterday a judge ruled that Tim Eyman repeatedly, knowingly, and intentionally violated the law for his own personal benefit. The court ordered Eyman to pay a historic $2.6 million penalty — the largest campaign finance penalty ever issued ag…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
February 8, 2021 at 10:52 PM

here’s what you had to say

Friends of Bob Ferguson Thanks to everyone who participated in our priorities survey this week. We set a goal to have 500 supporters share their most pressing priorities, and I’m proud to announce that over a thousand of you weighed in. I am grateful to have such a ded…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
February 2, 2021 at 7:40 PM

2021 priorities

Friends of Bob Ferguson 2020 was an endless cycle of unprecedented news — but now that we have strong leadership in the White House, we can finally make progress on the most pressing issues of our time. Within days of taking the oath of office, President Biden took ac…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
January 26, 2021 at 6:45 PM

Add your name to save our national archives!

Friends of Bob Ferguson Last year, we warned you of an attempt by the federal government to rush the sale of our National Archives building. The DNA of our region lives inside those walls — including treaty documents and records related to the internment of Japanese Am…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
January 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM

an American tradition

Friends of Bob Ferguson The American tradition of ensuring a peaceful transition of power serves as one of our nation’s greatest accomplishments. It reinforces the values enshrined in our Constitution and signifies the impenetrable force behind our democracy. That peac…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
January 20, 2021 at 1:55 AM

a major victory

Friends of Bob Ferguson I have good news: Today, on the last full day of Donald Trump's presidency, we won our 39th lawsuit against his administration. A panel of three federal judges ruled that the administration violated the law when it attempted to repeal and repl…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
January 7, 2021 at 8:45 PM

Yesterday’s coup attempt

Friends of Bob Ferguson Like many of you, I’m still processing what happened in our nation’s capital yesterday. I won't sugarcoat it. The President of the United States incited a coup attempt on the seat of democracy because he lost the election. When I sat down with…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 7:38 PM

Happy Holidays!

Friends of Bob Ferguson Season’s Greetings from our family to yours. Colleen and I send best wishes for a happy and healthy 2021!   Photo taken on a sunny fall day while hiking the Skyline Trail on the Yakima Ridge Our twin children are now 7th graders and, as yo…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 21, 2020 at 8:15 PM

antitrust laws matter

Friends of Bob Ferguson As Attorney General, my job is to protect Washingtonians from powerful interests when they don’t play by the rules. That includes Facebook — a pervasive social media platform worth hundreds of billions of dollars. Facebook implemented a strate…
Ferguson, Bob · [email protected]
December 18, 2020 at 8:17 PM

not under my watch

Friends of Bob Ferguson The federal government is selling the national archives building in Seattle. This facility is the repository for our history. As the LA Times wrote, this “has long been a treasure trove for anybody interested in the history of the Pacific North…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 12, 2020 at 2:54 AM

midnight tonight

Friends of Bob Ferguson As Attorney General, my job is to uphold the rule of law and protect Washingtonians from powerful interests who don’t play by the rules. That job never stops — what does, however, is my ability to ask for your financial support. That’s because s…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 10:33 PM

busy week

Friends of Bob Ferguson This is a longer email, but it’s important that you know that Donald Trump and Republican attorneys general are still trying to steal this election. I am standing up with Democratic attorneys general to preserve our democracy. Yesterday, I fil…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 10, 2020 at 11:05 PM

following up about the freeze

Friends of Bob Ferguson I wanted to follow up about the fundraising freeze starting tomorrow night. Many people are not aware of this restriction and its impact on our campaign. It’s not new but it’s important that we ensure transparency and accountability in Washingt…
Katherine, Finance Director, Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 6, 2020 at 11:00 PM

the upcoming freeze

Friends of Bob Ferguson Beginning on December 12th, Washington state law requires a mandatory “freeze” on all fundraising for statewide elected officials, like Bob. In other words, Bob cannot accept campaign contributions as long as the state legislature is in session…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
December 4, 2020 at 11:20 PM

fighting the President’s legacy

Friends of Bob Ferguson I have good news: My legal team and I won our 37th case against the Trump administration. We successfully co-led this lawsuit which blocked President Trump’s unlawful “public charge” rule from affecting Washingtonians. White House senior advis…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 25, 2020 at 7:45 PM

I’ve had enough of Donald Trump’s illegal activity

Friends of Bob Ferguson Look, President Trump lost the election, but his damaging, illegal policies will not automatically go away when he leaves the White House. We are continuing to fight him in court — and we are continuing to win. We achieved another major victor…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 24, 2020 at 9:15 PM

I want to share some good news with you:

Friends of Bob Ferguson I want to share some good news with you: We won our 36th case against the Trump administration! We stopped the president from implementing his unlawful reinterpretation of an essential provision of the Medicaid Act to make it harder for in-home…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 11:31 PM

re: Donald Trump’s meeting with Michigan legislators today

Friends of Bob Ferguson Donald Trump is meeting with Republican state legislators from Michigan this afternoon in yet another attempt to invalidate the election. The President’s lawyers are openly trying to steal the election by improperly encouraging Republican state l…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 12, 2020 at 9:45 PM

We will win

Friends of Bob Ferguson This week, in the midst of a pandemic, I stood with a coalition of Democratic state attorneys general to defend the Affordable Care Act from a legal attack brought by Republican attorneys general and the Trump Administration. I am confident we …
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 7:35 PM

today at the Supreme Court

Friends of Bob Ferguson Today, I stood with a coalition of Democratic state attorneys general to defend the Affordable Care Act in front of the Supreme Court. Rather than defend the health care of millions of Americans, the Trump administration’s Department of Justic…
Bob · [email protected]
November 6, 2020 at 6:56 PM

I’m working to ensure every legal vote is counted. Do you still support my efforts?

Friends of Bob Ferguson As local election officials continue to count every legal ballot, President Trump is filing lawsuits to stop the vote count and challenging the results in several key states. My legal team is working with other attorneys general to ensure every…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 5, 2020 at 7:30 PM

[IMPT] protecting our democracy

Friends of Bob Ferguson Election Update: After weeks of casting doubts on the integrity of our democracy, President Trump is trying to stop legal votes from being counted. I am working with my team to ensure every vote is counted across the United States in this cruc…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 5:10 AM

what’s next

Friends of Bob Ferguson With the uncertain outcome of the presidential election, there’s no time to celebrate. In a few minutes, I will meet with my legal team to move forward with defending our democracy. That's my priority right now. I also want to thank you. We won…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM

the final contrast

Friends of Bob Ferguson Today is Election Day, and there is a clear contrast in this race. My self-described, “conservative Republican” opponent proudly supports the president’s illegal policies. He’s even said, “I love the policies [President Trump] is adopting. He’s…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 1:05 AM

almost there!

Friends of Bob Ferguson Did you see Katherine’s last email? I am happy to announce that we have almost reached our goal, thanks to a generous donor who is matching contributions! Tomorrow is Election Day and I’m prepared to defend democracy against any potential inter…
Katherine, Team Ferguson · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM

it’s a match!!

Friends of Bob Ferguson Get this: a generous donor has offered to match contributions for the final 24 hours before Election Day! That means your contribution will be DOUBLED! Can we count on you to chip in to Bob’s re-election campaign? For months, President Trump …
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
November 1, 2020 at 7:31 PM

two days to go

Friends of Bob Ferguson BREAKING ELECTION NEWS: At a rally in Pennsylvania this weekend, President Trump said: “If we win on Tuesday or — thank you very much, Supreme Court — shortly thereafter…” Bob is on the frontline of defending our democracy. Will you click …
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 31, 2020 at 5:15 PM

President Trump’s latest effort to interfere with Tuesday’s election

Friends of Bob Ferguson When deeply troubling reports of election mail delays recently surfaced in certain critical areas of the country, I didn’t hesitate to respond. Yesterday, a federal judge in Eastern Washington granted my request for a hearing. Representing Wis…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 31, 2020 at 1:45 AM

The president just revealed his plan to steal the election

Friends of Bob Ferguson The president just revealed his plan to steal the election. Two days ago President Trump said: “Hopefully the few states remaining that want to take a lot of time after November 3rd to count ballots, that won't be allowed by the various courts.…
Bob Ferguson, personal · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 8:08 PM

$50,000 dollars in the last week alone

Friends of Bob Ferguson My opponent is ramping up his efforts. He’s spending a quarter of a million dollars to run a dishonest attack ad against me — including $50,000 dollars in the last week alone. The support he’s getting from corporate dark money PACs, GOP mega-don…
Katherine, Finance Director at Bob Ferguson for Attorney General · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 5:40 PM

they are desperate

Friends of Bob Ferguson Conservative Republicans are desperate to defeat Bob — and it shows. We cannot allow them to keep Bob from the important work he’s doing in the Attorney General’s office — including standing with a coalition of attorneys general to defend the Af…
Team Ferguson · [email protected]
October 28, 2020 at 5:10 PM

ACTION ALERT: $250,000+++

Friends of Bob Ferguson ACTION ALERT: Bob’s opponent and the Republican mega-donors, including the founder of Citizens United PAC and the gun lobby, have spent a quarter of a million dollars this month on television to defeat Bob. We can’t let them buy the Attorney G…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 9:52 PM

7 days

Friends of Bob Ferguson Yesterday set us back. The Republican Senate rushed the process and broke their own precedent to ensure Amy Coney Barrett will be on the Supreme Court to rule on election disputes. Then, breaking with tradition, Amy Coney Barrett allowed herse…
Team, Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 10:04 PM

replacing Justice Ginsburg with less than a week to Election Day

Friends of Bob Ferguson This is unprecedented. In just hours, the Senate will vote on the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court — 8 days before the election. After Republicans appoint Judge Barrett today, she will be on the Supreme Court for oral arg…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 7:15 PM

I haven’t heard back

Friends of Bob Ferguson Did you get a chance to read my earlier email? Republicans and the gun lobby are teaming up to defeat me. They think they see an opening and they’re playing to win. I need to know you're with me. https://go.bobferguson.com/a/october Begin fo…
Bob · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 7:45 PM

the dishonest smear campaign against me

Friends of Bob Ferguson I have news — my opponent launched a dishonest smear campaign against me. My mom might want to turn off the television for a couple weeks, unless she wants to see dark images of me standing in front of flames. My self-described “conservative R…
Opposition ALERT via Team Ferguson · [email protected]
October 21, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Republican machine vs. Bob

Friends of Bob Ferguson We have a troubling update for you: The Republican party just gave Bob’s opponent a $50,000 contribution — and then the gun lobby followed suit by dumping in even more money to defeat Bob. It’s clear they are ramping up in the final two weeks.…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 8:15 PM

quick thing

Friends of Bob Ferguson I’m going to keep this short because I know you're busy. My team tells me we only need to raise $2,339 before the deadline tonight to continue to share my ad and promise to defend our democracy on TV. Here’s the link to contribute: https://go.b…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 19, 2020 at 8:40 PM

WATCH: Our first ad

Friends of Bob Ferguson There is a clear contrast in this race. My self-described “conservative Republican” opponent is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on the airwaves trying to buy the Attorney General’s Office. He just donated another $40,000 in personal w…
Katherine, Bob Ferguson for WA Attorney General · [email protected]
October 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM

this is the most important time for us

Friends of Bob Ferguson Bob still needs another $14,209 by Tuesday to fund his ad this week and counter his opponent’s television take-over. He asked me to reach out to some of our strongest supporters to see if you can make a contribution at this critical time in the…
Election Action Team via Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM

we can’t go dark

Friends of Bob Ferguson Voting has begun, which means that every day between now and November 3rd is Election Day here in Washington. We urgently need to get Bob’s message out across the state — can you contribute $25 to help us share Bob’s record of defending democr…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 16, 2020 at 11:58 PM

WATCH: My first ad

Friends of Bob Ferguson There is a clear contrast in this race. My self-described “conservative Republican” opponent is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on the airwaves trying to buy the Attorney General’s Office. He just donated another $40,000 in personal w…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 10:30 PM

unsettled

Friends of Bob Ferguson After watching the nomination hearings this week for Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s conservative nominee for the Supreme Court, I am deeply concerned. For months, President Trump has attempted to delegitimize mail-in voting and undermine …
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 12:32 AM

Join me in sending a message

Friends of Bob Ferguson Mocking transgender Washingtonians is wrong. I am proud that I was the first Attorney General to challenge President Trump’s transgender military ban. Today we are in court, with our coalition partners, facing off against President Trump’s Dep…
Katherine with Elect Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 5:45 PM

good and bad news

Friends of Bob Ferguson This is important — the integrity of our elections, reproductive rights, marriage equality, and the health care of 825,000 Washingtonians and millions of Americans are all at risk — and sooner than you might think. If appointed, Amy Coney Barre…
Bob Ferguson · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 9:41 PM

today’s hearings

Friends of Bob Ferguson After day two of the nomination hearing for Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s conservative nominee for the Supreme Court, I am deeply concerned. For months, President Trump has attempted to delegitimize mail-in voting and undermine the Unite…