City: Connell, Washington
Graduate of Connell High School, Portland State University. Former NFL football player with Washington Redskins. Served on National Farm Service Agency, 2000-08. Married, four children
Issues: Wants to stop a “big-time assault on private property rights in the state” and accuses the incumbent of an “allegiance to the United Nations.” Notable: A former Washington Redskin defensive star, Didier made waves in the state GOP in 2010 by running for the U.S. Senate primary against party favorite Dino Rossi. He finished third, with about 12 percent of the vote.