City: Pomeroy, WA
Education: Graduated South Fremont High School in St. Anthony, Idaho. Earned bachelor’s in plant science management from University of Idaho in 1983.
Work experience: Co-manages third-generation wheat farm since 1987. Previously served as agricultural educator in Peace Corps in Ubon Thailand.
Political experience: State representative representing 9th Legislative District since 2016. Serves on House Environment Committee, Capital Budget Committee, and Appropriations Committee. Leader in the Save Our Dams organization to fight breaching Snake River hydroelectric dams.
Family: Married. Has three children.
|Mary Dye (R)||32,448||64.72 %|
|Jennifer Goulet (D)||17,687||35.28 %|
Republican state Reps. Joe Schmick and Mary Dye have defended their seats representing southeast Washington’s 9th Legislative District.
In southeastern Washington, state Rep. Mary Dye faces familiar opponent in the November election.
The governor said in a wide-ranging podcast interview this week that Washington needs to continue to do more to bring high-speed internet to far-flung areas of the state. The Democrat, eyed as a potential presidential candidate in 2020, also criticized the Trump administration for its stance on net neutrality regulations and immigration policy.
With the McCleary case over, Democrats and Republicans differ on who gets credit or blame.