Rudy Atencio

Atencio drops out, leaving two-person race for WA-3

Rudy Atencio -- at turns a Whig, a Democrat, and eventually a self-proclaimed “gay, liberal Republican” -- has dropped out of the race for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. His decision leaves […]

Democratic candidate flips, decides to run for Congress as a ‘liberal gay Republican’

Rudy Atencio, a White Salmon resident who up until very recently was running as a Democrat to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, changed his mind. He’s now running as a “liberal […]

Congressional candidate goes in for the Whigs

Rudy Atencio, a candidate for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District running an unorthodox campaign out of White Salmon, is kicking it old school. Very old school. We’re talking covered wagons, invention […]

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