City: Edwall, Washington
Occupation: Substitute teacher
Education: Graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in international affairs in 1992. Graduated from high school in Colorado in 1979.
Political experience: First run for political office. Served as an intern for U.S. Rep. Eva Clayton, D-N.C., in 1992.
Work experience: Substitute teacher with Spokane Public Schools. Served in the U.S. Army as well as the Washington National Guard. Worked as a field officer for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Bosnia during the war.
Family: Single. Has no children.
McMorris Rodgers, who at 53 years old is seeking her 10th term in Congress, finished first in balloting with a little more than 50% of the vote. Democratic voters in the district put Natasha Hill second, with 31% of the vote counted Tuesday. Fellow Democratic candidate Ann Marie Danimus, 51, won 11% of the Tuesday vote.
For those who liking waiting to the last minute to cast their ballots, here’s a look at the candidate field.
District 5 Congressional race: Two Democrats and a Republican seek to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers, who’s eyeing 10th term
Natasha Hill, a 39-year-old local attorney and Hillyard native, and Ann Marie Danimus, a 51-year-old marketing professional with ties to the region’s rural reaches, have both filed as Democrats to unseat McMorris Rodgers, 53, who’s seeking a 10th term in Washington D.C. Sean Clynch, a 60-year-old substitute teacher and Army veteran, rounds out the primary ballot as a Republican.