Candidate Details: Doug McKinley

Douglas McKinley

Age: 57

Party: Democrat

Residence: Richland

Occupation: Attorney

Education: Two bachelor's degrees in finance and management from University of Utah; master's degree in business administration from the University of Utah; law degree from Willamette College of Law.

Community service: 14 years on the Richland Board of Adjustment, a quasi-judicial body that considers variance requests from homeowners and businesses

Endorsements: Endorsed by Democratic party organizations in Adams, Benton, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Okanogan and Yakima counties.

Of note: Elected state committeeman for the Benton County Democratic Party, representing the county party at the state level. Previously ran for Congress in the 4th District in 2016.

Candidate Details: Dan Newhouse

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse

Age: 65

Party: Republican

Residence: Sunnyside/Washington, D.C.

Occupation: Politician and farmer

Education: Bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Washington State University.

Previously elected office: U.S. House of Representatives, 2015 to present; state House of Representatives, 2003-09.

Endorsements: Washington Farm Bureau, Hunters Heritage Council, Washington Building Trades Council and National Federation of Independent Business. 

Legislation: Involved with legislation addressing murdered and missing Indigenous people that recently passed both the House and Senate. Has been working on agricultural labor bill that passed the House late last year. 


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