Jesse Hegstrom Oakey to challenge Dent in 13th
Last updated 4/19/2018 at 2:44pm
Jesse Hegstrom Oakey, a 2015 graduate in political science from Central Washington University, will challenge Tom Dent for a seat in the State Legislature.
"We deserve representatives who listen to all their constituencies," said Hegstrom Oakey, 27, a Democrat. "What choice do you have if your representative runs unopposed, that's no choice at all. Politicians should have to work for it, it should be hard. No candidate for office should take the voters for granted." Hegstrom Oakey believes that voters are fed up with divisive partisanship. "I'm running as a Democrat, but I want to represent...