City: Valley, Washington
Education: Attended Clark College 1986-89; graduated from Rodgers High School in Puyallup 1986.
Political Experience: First run for office other than precinct committee officer.
Work Experience: Head teamster at a Deer Park ranch. Previously ran a stable, worked in operations at Delta Airlines for 20 years.
Family: Married to Barney Brockwell. Has two grown children.
Campaign Finance: Raised almost $44,000 as of Oct. 12.
- Web: karenforsenate.com
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