Catherine (aka Cat) Ripley is a political newcomer, half Japanese American, running for LD 10 House. She is a retired Naval Officer, former U.S. Diplomat, currently adjunct prof. in political science at PCC.
4 way Dem primary in LD 10 House with current Rep. Kirsten Engel, and 3 political newcomers for 2 seats. Also running are attorney Domingo DeGrazia, son of the late painter Ted DeGrazia; Dem activist Nikki Lee, and Cat Ripley. They are obviously trying to defeat Republican LD 10 House Rep. Todd Clodfelter.