RACE SUMMARY: Rep. Kim Schrier won re-election to represent Washington's 8th District for her second time. The district was one of 26 Republican-held congressional seats that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016.
EDUCATION: University of California at Berkeley (BA), University of California at Davis (MD)
FAMILY: Married, 1 Child
- Belives in a two-state solution.
- Grew up with unquestionable love for the State of Israel.
- Supports a strong U.S.-Israel relationship.
- Supports Roe v. Wade.
- Supports increased funding for Planned Parenthood and considers any attack on Planned Parenthood to be an attack on women.
- Believes contraception should be covered by insurance.
“Given the history of civilization, the Jewish people need a homeland to call their own where they are safe. The relationship between the United States and Israel is paramount: The safety and security of Israel depends on the U.S., and the safety and security of the U.S. depends, in many ways, on Israel.” 1
"As a doctor and a woman, I trust women to make their own personal decisions about health and family planning. I have always supported a woman’s right to choose. Control over our own bodies and reproductive choices is a key measure of women’s equality. Planned Parenthood provides vital health services throughout our district and is the only provider in some rural areas." 2
"As a mom and pediatrician, I know how important it is to take action on common sense gun safety. Like many parents, I trust that my third-grade son will be safe when I send him to school, but we know that nowhere is really safe in a country that allows guns to get into the hands of people who would do others harm." 3