Resume: 70 … bachelor’s degree in sociology from Washington State College in 1950, completed two years toward a master’s degree at Washington State … State senator since 1980, real estate agent … former Kaiser Aluminum worker … lived in the Valley for past 44 years … Widowed, and has a grown son and daughter.
Finances: Raised $60,214 as of Oct. 10.
Why he’s running: He’s not ready to turn over the reigns he has tugged on for 16 years.
What he’d do first: Repeal the state Growth Management Act.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.