Fifth District candidates Q and A
McMorris Rodgers, Cowan battle for congressional seat
The race for the congressional 5th District House of Representatives seat was whittled down from a field of four in the Aug. 7 primary to two: Republican incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Rich Cowan.
McMorris Rodgers is seeking her fifth consecutive term as representative. She is currently the vice chair of the House Republican Conference and the highest-ranking House Republican woman. She is also a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
McMorris Rodgers previously served in the Washington State House of Representatives from 1994-2005, elected House Re...