City: Auburn, WA
Education: B.A Western Washington University
Political experience: Former state legislator, former King County councilman, former state GOP chairman
Work experience: Public affairs consultant, special assistant to OSPI, adjunct professor University of Washington.
Family: Married, two children
Sen. Patty Murray headed to fifth Senate term, defeating Republican challenger Chris Vance
Time to redraw and rename the Crapo Line, after the guy who really deserved it all along: Chris Vance.
The latest Elway Poll suggests Washington’s statewide races will trend Democratic blue on Nov. 8.
Republican Chris Vance continued his criticism that Sen. Patty Murray is too much of an entrenched partisan to solve congressional deadlock as the two met Sunday evening in their second debate.
Chris Vance accused Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., of contributing to a “broken” political system and said if elected he would bring a fresh perspective and work with both parties. Murray touted her 24-years in the Senate and urged respect amid one of the most contentious elections in memory.
The two congressional races on Spokane County ballots feature the 5th Congressional District and a U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Senate: You won’t see U.S. Sen. Patty Murray on TV pounding the partisan talking points and widening the divide. That doesn’t mean she isn’t partisan (she is a close adviser to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid), but it shows she has the temperament to keep the door open to negotiation and compromise. The popular narrative is that Congress is hopelessly gridlocked, but it’s only partly true.
Chris Vance, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, cancels the town hall meeting he had scheduled for Saturday in Spokane.
Republican Senate candidate to hold town hall meeting Saturday.
Republican Senate candidate Chris Vance will hold a town hall meeting in Spokane on Saturday afternoon.
Incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Bill Bryant will debate immediately following Monday’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.