Dr. Ann Diamond is a physician with Columbia Valley Community Health in Chelan and Wenatchee. In November, Dr. Diamond announced her plans to run for state representative of the 12th Legislative District as an Independent candidate. She is running for the seat currently held by Rep. Cary Condotta who announced his retirement in May. Also joining the race for this position are Republican candidates Keith Goehner and JD Greening, as well as Democratic candidate C. Keiki Stacy Weigle.
Since announcing her run for the House, Diamond has received the endorsements of Washington Independents and the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington. Dr. Diamond recently spoke with The Wire about her race and what it’s like to run as an Independent candidate.