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.
The candidates trained their focus on voters likely already in their column ahead of Election Day over the past several weeks, with the congresswoman touring rural communities in an RV and a rolling JumboTron while Lisa Brown canvassed and spoke to supporters in and around the urban core of Spokane.
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