Address: 10621 N.E. Coxley Dr., Vancouver, WA
Phone: (360) 944-6925
Education: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Wash. (1973), bachelor of arts
Political Party: Democrat
Community involvement: Board member of the Washington State History Museum; board of trustees of The Evergreen State College; served on the Governor’s recent Blue Ribbon Washington Learns Commission, chairing the Higher Education Committee; along with wife Paula, helped establish the Principals’ Emergency Checkbook Fund for low income children in the Olympia schools; past president of Vancouver Sunrise Kiwanis Club.
Web site: www.dennyheckforcongress.com
1. Why are you running for election to the Third Congressional District seat?
I have lived in the Third District my entire life and I have never seen so many friends, family and neighbors struggle as our region suffers from the highest unemployment rate in Washington State.
I’m running because I believe the greatest domestic challenge of our time is getting people back to work in good paying jobs.
I know our district needs a strategy to get our economy moving again and not the same old ideas, and having spent the last decade growing several businesses and creating hundreds of jobs, I’m ready to take on that challenge on behalf of Southwest Washington back in Congress.
2. How much money have you raised so far for your campaign? As of our last Federal Election Commission filing, I have raised $1.5 million for this race.