April for Mayor

A progressive champion, April Barker is running for Mayor to build a brighter future for Bellingham, one that gives everyone a fair shake and provides opportunities for all of us, starting with our kids.

Why April Barker is running for Mayor

April is a leader who listens. Committed to a strong and healthy future for everyone in Bellingham, April seeks out good ideas to move our city forward. Her approach is to build bridges and to be transparent, accountable, and authentic. For years, and most recently through her work on the Bellingham City Council, April has been an advocate for fairness, criminal justice reform, higher goals to combat climate change, and focusing law enforcement resources on local needs, rather than enforcing federal immigration law. She has worked to provide more housing options, increased protections for renters and safer, alternative modes of transportation.