Washington's 15th Legislative District



Candidate Details: Jack McEntire

Jack McEntire (D) is running for Legislative District 15, Position 1.

Age: 59

Party: Democratic

Community of residence: Selah

Current profession: Professional sculptor

Education: B.S. in microbiology and immunology from the University of Washington

Current community service: Precinct Committee Officer, vice-chair of Yakima County Democrats, board member of the City of Yakima Arts Commission, board member of Yakima Maker Space, adviser for People First of Yakima.

Previous elected office: President of the Cascade Chainsaw Sculptors Guild; Precinct Committee Officer, Vice-chair of Yakima County Democrats

Candidate Details: Bruce Chandler

Bruce Chandler

Age: 68

Party: Republican

Community of residence: Granger

Current occupation: Owner and operator of commercial fruit orchard near Granger

Education: Attended Louisiana State University

Current community service: Member of the National Federation of Independent Businesses; active on two boards focused on Washington’s economic growth; serves on Appropriations Committee and committees related to labor and workplace standards and the rural development, agriculture, and natural resources committee.

Previous elected office: Former assistant Scoutmaster with Boy Scouts of America; former board member of Washington Growers League



Candidate Details: Jeremie Dufault

Jeremie Dufault

Age: 42

Party: Republican

Community of residence: Selah

Current occupation: State Representative, U.S. Army Reserve JAG Officer, real estate and technology investor

Education: Davis High School, University of Pennsylvania (B.A.), Harvard Law School (J.D.)

Current Community service: Yakima County Veterans Board, past chairman of the Yakima Valley Technical School Advisory Board, past chairman of the American Legion Selah Post 88, member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars

Previous service in elected office: Washington State House of Representatives and Selah City Council

Candidate Details: A.J. Cooper

A.J. Cooper

Age: 49

Party: Democratic

Community of residence: Selah

Current occupation: Tutor to my two online learning children

Education: Bachelor of science in mathematics from Shepherd University, some graduate work in mathematics and statistics at Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Kentucky

Current community service: Ski patrol and secretary of the Community Support Education Empowerment Disability Solutions (SEEDS) Board

Previous service in elected office: None

Endorsements: Filipino American Political Action Group, Retired Public Employees Council of Washington, The Alliance for Gun Responsibility Victory Fund PAC

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