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Jessica Roberts

A candidate for City Council, Position 7, City of Medical Lake in the 2015 Nov. 3 Washington General Election


Age: 43

City: Medical Lake, WA

Occupation: Superior Court judicial assistant

Her words: “I just want to be able to provide the best service to our community.”

Her Pitch: Says city needs to improve and modernize its communications with the public, noting that the city’s website was down for many months last year. Believes there are enough emergency calls to justify hiring at least some professional firefighters within four or five years.

Notable experience: Worked at the city starting in 2000 as a temporary utilities clerk and soon became the city’s recreation coordinator, a position she held until 2009 when she became the city’s court administrator. She left city employment in 2014 to take a job as a Spokane County Superior Court judicial assistant. Served on the city’s volunteer fire department from mid-1990s until about 2004.

Education: Graduated from Fairfield High School in California in 1996. Earned bachelor’s in communication studies from Eastern Washington University.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Donald Kennedy 296 51.93%
Jessica Roberts 274 48.07%

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