Darcy Long

Race: House
District: 52


Occupation: Licensed Financial Advisor, The Dalles City Councilor

Occupational Background: Small Business Owner; Early Childhood/Parent Education Coordinator; Nonprofit Assistant Program Director

Educational Background: Studied Political Science and International Studies at Willamette University

Prior Governmental Experience: The Dalles City Councilor, 2016-present; Member, Traffic Safety & Sister Cities Committees; Chair, Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency


As a mother, small business owner, and longtime resident of our community, Darcy is a committed and practical problem solver who will deliver for the people of House District 52.

Darcy’s priorities include:

  • Addressing our homeless and affordable housing crisis: Darcy understands the needs of families facing housing insecurity. Darcy has proven experience connecting unhoused people with the resources they need to maintain stable housing. She even worked to build a transitional shelter village in The Dalles. As your state representative, she will bring together public/private partnerships to create more affordable housing.
  • Investing in our small businesses and local economy: Darcy runs her own small business and knows the struggles entrepreneurs and workers face. She will focus on investing in skills training and reducing barriers to people starting and expanding small businesses.
  • Ensuring quality healthcare for rural communities: As a mother with a son who has autism, Darcy knows the importance of access to quality healthcare. She will work to expand physical and mental healthcare access for all community members in the Gorge.
  • Supporting our schools: Darcy is a strong supporter of the students and teachers who have struggled during the pandemic. She will support policies that address workforce shortages and teacher burnout to ensure kids can be in a safe school environment full-time.


State Representative Anna Williams (HD 52)

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

East County Rising

(This information furnished by Darcy Long-Curtiss.)