U.S. Representative, Congressional District 5
|Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R)||157,724||54.88%|
|Lisa Brown (D)||129,689||45.12%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
This week saw Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown trade early campaign advertisements touching on each woman’s motherly bona fides.
Sandy Hook group gives award to Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown calls for more action on gun violence
The group Sandy Hook Promise awarded the congresswoman for her work pushing legislation that authorized federal money for school training programs and measures like metal detectors to address school shootings. The bill has been criticized as lacking measures to address access to guns, and McMorris Rodgers’ likely opponent in the November bid for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress echoed those concerns.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: DOJ wrong not to defend pre-existing condition measures in Affordable Care Act
The congresswoman, who has maintained a tepid alliance with the Trump administration, on Wednesday spoke out against its plan not to defend portions of the health care law set up to ensure sick people can find coverage. Critics say the GOP has not offered a plan that would ensure the same level of coverage.
Lisa Brown’s first TV spot focuses on the former state legislator’s experience in Olympia in 1993, when the chief clerk of the House of Representatives told her she couldn’t bring her one-year-old son on the floor for a vote.
McMorris Rodgers tells local officials House-passed prison reform bill ‘a step’ to address overcrowding
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a roundtable of local officials Wednesday that a federal prison reform bill passed by Congress last week was “an idea whose time has come.”
President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year’s midterms.
Congressional candidates to represent Eastern Washington have major disagreements on some foreign policy questions.
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.
GOP conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus sank the 2018 farm bill on Friday, dealing a setback to House Republican leaders including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Colbert businessman joins Eastern Washington’s congressional race.
Number of Senate candidates continues to grow as other races fill out.
Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hits the airwaves and other media with campaign ads six months ahead of the general election in which she faces Democratic challenger Lisa Brown.
With a blare of sirens and the crack of a starting gun, Bloomsday 2018 sped away under clear, sunny skies, wheelchair racers leading the pack.
When national reporters parachute in, some things are going to sound strange.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Thursday she is concerned about the potential impact of President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs and his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but encouraged by the influence of some of Trump’s pro-trade advisers and appointees.
Before she even took any questions at her community forum Saturday in Clarkston, Lisa Brown gave the 40 or so people in the audience an opportunity to make statements.
The poll of 689 voters in Eastern Washington shows a three-point contest between Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown approaching the six-month mark before the November elections. The poll was commissioned by a political action committee with heavy ties to Democratic candidates.
Celebrating “The Year of the Woman,” local Democrats will hold their annual fundraiser at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley on April 27 beginning at 5 p.m.
A tale of the 1040s: Democratic challenger Lisa Brown and her husband paid more taxes on higher income than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her husband.
If it’s April, it must be time for Cathy McMorris Rodgers to start telling whoppers about health care.