Meet District 3 Congressional candidate Carolyn Long, Feb. 21st
WHAT: Meet Carolyn Long, Dis. 3 Congressional candidate (D-Vancouver).
Open to the public coffee chat with refreshments. Sponsored by Steve Klein.
WHEN: Friday, February 21, 2020, 3-4pm.
WHERE: Bald Hills Fire Station, 16306 Bald Hill Rd SE, Yelm.
DISTRICT 3: Rural Rainier, Lake Lawrence, Bald Hills, Clearwood. Click here for the District 3 map.
About Carolyn Long
“Carolyn started working at WSU Vancouver in 1995. She is a tenured professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs. Her research focuses on American Institutions, Public Law, American Public Policy and Public Civility. As a Fulbright Scholar, Carolyn has also taught in Slovenia at the University of Ljubljana School of Social Sciences.”
“For her work, Carolyn has been awarded the Washington State University’s President’s Award for Leadership and Engagement (2015), and the Washington State University College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Institutional Service Award (2014). In 2015, she was named the inaugural Distinguished Professor in Civic Education and Public Civility, housed in the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, a position she voluntarily left to run for office.” Read more
“Carolyn Long is challenging Jaime Herrera-Beutler again in Washington’s 3rd District”
“The Democratic effort to flip Washington’s 3rd Congressional District blue officially took flight today [July 8, 2019] with the news that Democratic challenger Carolyn Long has decided to seek a rematch with Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera-Beutler.
“Long, a professor of political science and constitutional law at WSU Vancouver, turned heads around the country last cycle when she built a fiercely spirited, credible campaign against Herrera-Beutler in the span of just a few months.
“In the  general election, Long secured 47.33% of the vote, keeping Herrera-Beutler in the low fifties for the first time since 2010, and outperforming even the vaunted Denny Heck, who unsuccessfully sought to keep the 3rd in Democratic hands in 2010 after Brian Baird decided to retire.
“(Heck ran again for the United States House in 2012 in the newly-drawn 10th Congressional District, and has represented it ever since.),” by The Cascadia Advocate. Read more