Meet the candidates: 2nd Congressional District, U.S. House

Candidate bios: 2nd Congressional District, U.S. House

Rick Bart, Republican

Age: 60

Residence: Arlington

Education: Shoreline Community College; Seattle University.

Experience: Snohomish County sheriff, 1995-2007; Snohomish County sheriff's deputy, 1973-1995.

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Glen Johnson, Democrat

Age: 53

Residence: Skagit Valley

Education: Skagit Valley College.

Experience: Farmer for 40 years. Unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 2000 and for the state Legislature in 1996.

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Rick Larsen, Democrat

Age: 43

Residence: Everett

Education: Pacific Lutheran University; University of Minnesota.

Experience: Snohomish County Council, 1997-1999; U.S. House of Representatives, 2000 to the present.

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Doug Schaffer, Democrat

Age: 59

Residence: Between Monroe and Snohomish

Education: University of California, Berkeley; California State University, Fullerton.

Experience: Manager at California Department of Health and Human Services, 1971-1979; 14 years doing technology work for defense contractors; consultant since 1994.

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