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U.S. Representative

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) 106,191 62.53%
Daryl Romeyn (D) 21,091 12.42%
Barbara Lampert (D) 15,538 9.15%
Clyde Cordero (D) 10,787 6.35%
Randall Yearout (C) 10,635 6.26%
David R. Fox (D) 5,569 3.28%

* 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.

The Candidates

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Party:
Republican
Age:
52
City:
Spokane, WA
Occupation:
U.S. congresswoman

Education: Graduated from the Columbia River Christian Academy, Kettle Falls, in 1986. Earned pre-law bachelor’s degree from Pensacola Christian College in 1990 and executive MBA from the University of Washington in 2002.

Political experience: Appointed to state House of Representatives, serving the 7th Legislative District, in 1993. Elected to state House in 1994, where she served until joining Congress. Elected to Congress in 2004. Former Vice Chair of House Republican Conference. Elected chairwoman of House Republican Conference in 2013. Served as ranking member of the House's Energy and Commerce Committee's Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee beginning in 2019. 

Work experience: Aide to state representative, 1990-93. Worked at her family orchard and fruit stand for 13 years, prior to election to Congress.

Family: Married. Has three young children.

Daryl Romeyn

Party:
Democrat
Age:
63
City:
Greenacres, WA

Barbara Lampert

Party:
Democrat
Age:
75
City:
Spokane, WA
Occupation:
Retired nurses aid

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1963. Bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Washington, 1968.

Career: Retired nurse’s aide.

Political: Has run for office every year since 1996. She also has run for City Council, county clerk, county auditor, county commissioner, U.S. House of Representative, U.S. Senate and other offices.

Family: Single. No children.

Clyde Cordero

Party:
Democrat

Randall Yearout

Party:
Constitution
Age:
67
City:
Newman Lake, WA
Occupation:
operations engineer and former saddle shop owner

Career: Crane operator at Hite Crane and Rigging. Created and produces the “Constitution Minute” radio program on the American Christian Network. Wrote self-published book based on the program. Former owner of saddle shop.

Education: Graduated from Kamiakin High School in Kennewick in 1972. Learned saddle making at Spokane Falls Community College.

Political experience: Ran for Congress as Constitution Party candidate in 2008 and 2010.

Family: Married. Has three adult children.

David R. Fox

Party:
Democrat