Rod Chandler Bio, Age, Wife, Spouse, Net Worth, Education, Career

By | May 9, 2024

Rod Chandler Biography

Rod is an American politician and writer who for five years was a United States Representative from Washington from 1983 to 1993. His real name is Rodney Dennis Chandler. Chandler was a TV news correspondent and public relations consultant before getting into politics.

Rod Chandler Age

Rod was born on 13th July 1942, in La Grande, Oregon, U.S.A. He is 81 years old as of July 2023.

Rod Chandler Education

Chandler qualified with a B.S. from Eastern Oregon College and a M.Ed. from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

Rod Chandler Wife

He is a happy married man to Joyce Chandler and together God has blessed them with two Children.

Rod Chandler Career

He was a TV news correspondent and public relations consultant before getting to politics. He was elected to Washington’s House of Representatives in the year 1974. Come 1982, he was elected as a Republican to the 98th Congress, to represent the newly made 8th district. In the race, he over powered In 1982, he was voted for by a margin of 57% to 43% over Democratic challenger Beth Bland. He worked for five terms before quitting to run unsuccessfully for the US Senate. Chandler made it publicly in the year 1989 that he is a recovering alcoholic. Chandler trained Advanced Placement Government lessons at Eaglecrest High School in Centennial, Colorado, up to the end of the 2006-07 academic year.

One of Washington’s United State Senate seats was declared vacant in the year 1992 when the incumbent, Brock Adams, made public his resignation after a personal saga. Democratic state Senator Patty Murray won the Democratic primary and will have it one on one with Chandler in the general election. Chandler seemed to have the upper hand on many contest, but in a debate late in the campaign, he bizarrely reacted to Murray’s criticism for spending $120,000 on congressional mailings in the middle of an economic downturn by quoting the Roger Miller song “Dang Me”. Chandler was as well harmed by incumbent President George H. W. Bush’s unpopularity in the Pacific Northwest, where he was majorly blamed for the recession.

Chandler helps Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election, expecting to hinder President Donald Trump from coming back to office for another term. Chandler was one of 12 former Republican United States Representatives who filed an amicus brief in Trump v. Anderson, helping the Colorado Supreme Court’s final virdict to stop former President Donald Trump from running once again in the year 2024 presidential election.

Chandler Net Worth

Rod has wealth roughly calculated at 5 million dollars.

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