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Lisa Brown

A candidate for U.S. Representative, Congressional District 5 in the 2018 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democratic

City: Spokane, Wash.

Education: Bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Illinois. Master of arts in economics from the University of Colorado. Ph.D. in economics from the University of Colorado.

Work experience: Associate professor of economics at Eastern Washington University from 1981-2001. Associate professor of organizational leadership at Gonzaga University from 2001-2012. Chancellor of Washington State University Spokane from 2013 - 2017. 

Political experience: Elected to Washington state House of Representatives in 1993. Elected to Washington state Senate in 1996. Selected as Senate's Democratic leader in 2003. Selected as Senate Majority Leader in 2004. 

Family: Married. One child. 

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) 57,318 47.52%
Lisa Brown (D) 56,793 47.09%
Dave Saulibio (T) 2,873 2.38%
Jered Bonneau (R) 2,698 2.24%
Kari Ilonummi (R) 931 0.77%

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