7th District Representative, Position 1, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington)
|Jacquelin Maycumber (R)||39,992||68.26%|
|Randall Michaelis (D)||18,594||31.74%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
Republican state Sen. Shelly Short and state Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber have defended their seats representing northeast Washington’s 7th Legislative District.
Whitworth professor Randy Michaelis challenges Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber in House race in 7th District
Longtime Whitworth University educator Randy Michaelis wants to represent northeast Washington in the state Legislature as a Democrat. But to do that, he will have to defeat Republican incumbent state Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber in the November election. And she appears to have an advantage. She took 67 percent of the vote in the August primary.
With the McCleary case over, Democrats and Republicans differ on who gets credit or blame.
First-time candidates file for Spokane-area legislative seats.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to reject a permit for a massive oil-by-rail terminal along the Columbia River was influenced by local residents’ worries about the potential for an oil train derailment in Spokane.
Control of Senate switches to Democrats with Manka Dhingra’s win in a suburban King County district.