Campaign News

News nuggets from the campaign trail, Spokane edition

The campaign team’s very first day in Spokane, the local bargaining unit of Washington Federation of State Employees, Local 1221, endorsed Steve’s candidacy! After Steve spoke at their union meeting, one of the members who had a long history working with Hoffman on statewide union issues gave a stirring testimonial to…

Reproductive rights for immigrant youth!

Donald Trump’s war on women, immigrants, and youth has come together with striking clarity in the exposé of Trump appointee Scott Lloyd’s moralistic manipulations as director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Steve Hoffman in Spokane

Saturday, April 14, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. will be an opportunity to hear from Steve and discuss the issues with him at an open meeting hosted by Socialist Alternative Spokane and Advocates for Hoffman. The event will take place in room 1A of the Spokane Library at 906 W. Main Ave. Steve hopes to see you there!

Trump’s Trigger-Happy War Cabinet Versus Socialist Internationalism

With President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as his new national security adviser, the administration has ratcheted up its determination to drag U.S. workers into yet another major war. Bolton, who has advocated bombing Iran and attacking North Korea, is not the only super-hawk set to replace already war-inclined Cabinet…

News nuggets from the campaign trail

Last week, Washington Federation of State Employees Local 1488 (University of Washington workers) invited Steve to speak to its membership and then endorsed his campaign! In discussion, members expressed concern about the attacks on Social Security and the outsourcing of laundry work at the UW hospital. Prior to the WFSE 1488…

Hoffman for Senate campaign blasts off!

On Friday, February 23, 60-plus supporters thumbed their noses at snow flurries to kick off Steve Hoffman’s FSP campaign for U.S. Senate at Seattle’s Labor Temple. Steve brought down the house as he outlined his race against law-and-order Democrat incumbent Maria Cantwell.

Campaign statement: Why I Am Running

Working people have it rough these days. Our unions, our civil rights and liberties, and the public services we need are all under siege. Workers need a union militant like me in Congress who will fight for them. Let’s face it, capitalist democracy in the U.S. means that millionaires run…

Steve’s Platform

An economy for working people! Public ownership of banks to ensure pro-worker economic development. Nationalize the energy industry under workers’ control to transition away from fossil fuels. Heavily tax the rich and corporations to increase Social Security and to fund universal, free healthcare, childcare and college. Cancel student debt. Expand public…

About Steve Hoffman

As the Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) candidate for U.S. Senate from Washington state, labor militant Steve Hoffman offers a fearless program for workers, the poor, and the discriminated-against. He is running against Democrat Maria Cantwell, a free trade and fracking proponent and 17-year incumbent. Hoffman was born in 1958 in…