Democratic Candidate Aela Chirstofferson is the President and Founder of ATL Communications. She's also the former President of the Sunriver Chamber of Commerce.
She also was appointed by Governor Kitzhaber to serve on the Cover Oregon Board.
She says the rampant partisanship in Washington pushed her to run.
"First, like everybody else I recognized that congress was broken. It's produced the least amount of legislation of any congress in recent memory. The instiuttion is losing the respect of Americans. And for my whole life, I've been raised by parents that believed, if you are not part of the solution, you're part of the problem."
Democraitc candidate Aelea Chirstofferson wil lbe taking on Republican incumbent Greg Walden this November.
Walden is the only Republican Representative in the state of Oregon and has been in that office for fifteen years.