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.
- Web: karenforsenate.com
Control of Senate switches to Democrats with Manka Dhingra’s win in a suburban King County district.
After moving from the House to the Senate this year to fill an open seat, Republican Shelly Short faces her first Democratic challenger in Karen Hardy.