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Karen Hardy

A candidate for 7th District State Senator, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington) in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Party: Democratic

Age: 52

City: Valley, Washington

Education: Graduated from Puyallup High School in Puyallup, Washington, in 1986. Attended Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, for two years. Graduated from the Minnesota Horse Training Academy.

Political Experience: Ran for state Senate in 2017 against Shelly Short.

Work Experience: Worked at Delta Airlines for over 18 years then became a horse trainer and started her own stable in New Mexico. Currently the draft horse program manager at Pioneer Farm Ranch near Deer Park.

Family: Married to Barney Brockwell. Has two grown children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Shelly Short (R) 25,444 68.29%
Karen Hardy (D) 11,814 31.71%

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