"A port of the future"
I’m asking for 4 more years so we can continue the fight and create a port of the future!
In 2023, Sam became the President of the Port Commission, this made him the first person of color to serve as President in the port’s 111 year history.
The Port of Seattle is the largest public sector economic development agency in the region. Our job is to create opportunities and good paying jobs. I am committed to ensuring that we continue to promote economic growth–especially for small and minority businesses and workers.
Our goal as a port should be to become the greenest port in North America. In order to do this, we must become more aggressive in pursuing sustainable practices and new technology. We are well on our way to doing this.
End Human Trafficking
The State of Washington has the 8th highest call volumes to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. As a port, we must continue to implement programs and policies that stop human trafficking.
- Mayor of Seattle Bruce Harrell
- Mayor of Bellevue Lynne Robinson
- Mayor of Redmond Angela Birnay
- Mayor of Renton Armondo Pavone
- Mayor of Seatac Jake Simpson
- State Senator Noel Frame
- State Senator Bob Hasegawa
- State Senator Claudia Kauffman
- State Senator Patty Kuderer
- State Senator Joe Nguyen
- State Senator Javier Valdez
- State Senator Lisa Wellman
- State Senator Claire Wilson
- International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 19
- Seattle Building Trades Union
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
- LiUNA Local Laborers 242
- Northwest Carpenters Union
- Washington Conservation Action
Port Commission President Sam Cho aims to re-engage international trade partners
Cho is eyeing opportunities in offshore wind, artificial intelligence and automation as he plans trips to re-connect with sister ports and markets in Southest Asia, Europe and the Midwest.
Sam Cho is one of Seattle’s 25 most influential people reshaping our region.
When King County voters elected Sam Cho to the Seattle Port Commission at age 29, he became the youngest commissioner in the Port’s 111-year history.
Kirkland’s Cho Takes Helm on Port of Seattle Commission
The Port of Seattle Commission on Tuesday confirmed Commissioner Sam Cho as its new president. The 32-year-old Kirkland resident is the first commission president of color and the youngest president in the port’s 111-year history.
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Sam Cho, sworn in as Port of Seattle’s only minority commissioner, voices concern about immigration and border policies
U.S.-Iran tensions, Australian wildfires and climate catastrophe all got airtime at newly elected Port of Seattle Commissioner Sam Cho’s first meeting Tuesday.
From unknown to Port Commissioner—How and why Cho won big in the election
Several months ago, when candidate Sam Cho’s name was mentioned, people likely responded, “Sam who?”