Candidates

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez photo
Preferred Party: Democrat
Age: 34
Residence: Skamania County
Education: Reed College
Occupation: Co-owner of an auto repair shop
Experience: Washington State Democratic Party executive committee (2020-current); Underwood Soil and Water Conservation District board of supervisors (2018-current)
Online: marieforcongress.com
Candidate information last updated July 12, 2022

Joe Kent

Joe Kent photo
Preferred Party: Republican
Age: 42
Residence: Yacolt
Education: Norwich University
Occupation: Tech startup project manager
Experience: None
Online: joekentforcongress.com
Candidate information last updated July 1, 2022

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WA-03 candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, right, and Joe Kent walk off stage Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, after a debate at RV Inn Style Resorts Convention Center.

Kent, Perez joust in 3rd District debate in Vancouver

WA-03 candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, right, and Joe Kent walk off stage Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, after a debate at RV Inn Style Resorts Convention Center.

September 28, 2022, 9:50am Clark County News

Nearly two months after the Aug. 2 primary election, the 3rd Congressional District’s top two candidates argued why they are the best fit to replace Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, and represent Southwest Washington at the federal level. Read story

Patty Vezaldenos, owner of Patty Cakes in Cathlamet, sits in her caf? as she reflects on challenges she faced as a small-business owner during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vezaldenos, who is a Republican, has only heard fleeting anecdotes about the 3rd District's congressional candidates: that Republican Joe Kent was once a registered Democrat in Portland, and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez is a Democrat.

Rural communities in 3rd Congressional District say ‘we want to be heard’

Patty Vezaldenos, owner of Patty Cakes in Cathlamet, sits in her caf? as she reflects on challenges she faced as a small-business owner during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vezaldenos, who is a Republican, has only heard fleeting anecdotes about the 3rd District's congressional candidates: that Republican Joe Kent was once a registered Democrat in Portland, and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez is a Democrat.

September 28, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

There are little nooks in Washington that are easy to overlook to those who live outside of them. Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

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Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

September 27, 2022, 5:58pm Clark County News

RV Inn Style Resorts is hosting a livestreamed debate between 3rd Congressional District candidates Republican Joe Kent and Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez. The debate is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.  Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

3rd District candidates Perez, Kent to face off in Vancouver

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

September 16, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Candidates Joe Kent, R-Yacolt, and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, are set to face off in a mid-October debate to argue why they are the best option to replace long-term incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Congress. Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

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Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

September 11, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Politics

As the November general election nears, Southwest Washington voters must determine whether they want to throw their support behind Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez or Republican Joe Kent for the 3rd Congressional District. Read story

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