SPOKANE, Wash. — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) has secured her tenth term in the US House of Representatives against Democrat Challenger Natasha Hill, a civil attorney.
An initial round of midterm results have been released. These votes include early voting ballots that have been tabulated. Washington state counties will continue to release additional results in the days following the election as they are counted.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers is a ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Prior to serving in Congress, Rodgers served in the Washington State House of Representatives as the House Republican Leader.
She received an MBA from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree from Pensacola Christian College.
McMorris Rodgers received 48.52% of the votes in Spokane County and 51.46% of the votes statewide in the primary election.
McMorris Rodgers was the only representative from the state of Washington to vote against the articles of impeachment brought against former President Donald Trump.
If elected, McMorris Rodgers' priorities will include energy independence, affordable health care, protecting free speech and closing the digital divide.
Natasha Hill is a civil attorney running for her first term in Congress. She has been a civil attorney for more than 15 years and is a member of the Washington State and California State Bar Associations.
She also serves as an adjunct law professor at Gonzaga Law School and a committee member of the Spokane County redistricting commission.
Hill received 33.03% of the votes in Spokane County and 30.01% of the votes statewide in the primary election.
If elected, Hill's priorities will include tackling inflation, improving healthcare access, addressing climate change and protecting voter rights.
KREM 2's Amanda Roley sat down with Hill and McMorris Rodgers to discuss their plans if elected for Spokane County Prosecutor.
To watch Hill's interview, use the player below:
To watch McMorris Rodgers' interview, use the player below:
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