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Elizabeth Rosenbeck

A candidate for Medical Lake City Council, position 2, City of Medical Lake in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7


City: Medical Lake , WA

Political experience: Appointed to open seat on Medical Lake City Council in 2016. Served on the Parks and Recreation, Finance and Public Safety committees of Medical Lake.

Work experience: Has worked as a project coordinator for 15 years and has worked for many firms, including OAC Services, CH2M Hill and FL Smidth. Served in the Air Force as a Morse systems operator from 1981 to 1987.

Education: Graduated from Coronado High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1981, and received a bachelor’s in business management from Whitworth University in 2007.

Priorities: Her top priority is to create a nonvolunteer fire department and EMT system.

Family: Has 17-year-old twins.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
John Merrick 528 56.71%
Elizabeth Rosenbeck 403 43.29%

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