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CAMAS, WA – Today, Rob McKenna, former Attorney General of Washington, has officially announced his endorsement of Leslie Lewallen for Congress. McKenna, a well-respected figure in Washington state politics, brings his extensive legal expertise and leadership experience in support of Lewallen’s campaign for Congress.

Rob McKenna, known for his dedication to upholding the law, stated, “I am proud to endorse Leslie Lewallen for Congress. Throughout her career, Leslie has demonstrated a strong commitment to her community and a deep understanding of the issues that matter most to the people of our state. Her passion for public service, combined with her background in law, make her an exceptional candidate to represent Southwestern Washington in Congress.”

“Lewallen is an accomplished attorney and community advocate who has focused on a range of issues, including affordable healthcare, economic growth, education, and environmental sustainability,” McKenna added. “Her platform reflects a dedication to finding practical solutions that will improve the lives of those she will represent in Congress.”

“Having known and worked with Leslie for over 20 years and now witnessing her exemplary record as Camas City Counselor for Ward 3, I am confident that she would be a force to be reckoned with in Congress,” McKenna said. “My experience as Washington State’s Attorney General has given me the unique ability to quickly discern a person’s motives and character and Leslie Lewallen stands far above politicians simply looking to extend their tenure.” 

The McKenna endorsement adds to the momentum of Lewallen’s campaign as she seeks to earn the support of voters across the district. With an unwavering commitment to public service, Lewallen will bring fresh perspectives and practical solutions to the halls of Congress.

“It is an honor to be endorsed again by someone I consider a friend and colleague,” said Lewallen. “I have looked up to Rob’s leadership and admired his extraordinary career in public service for years. I accept his endorsement with great humility and will fight to be the representative Rob, my family and my community know I can be.”

Rob McKenna is a former Attorney General of Washington. He was first elected in 2004, won re-election in 2008, and was the Republican nominee for Governor in 2012. Now in private practice, McKenna served for 3 years as Chairman of the Republican Attorney Generals Association and was President of the National Association of Attorneys General.