City: Colville, WA
Education: Graduated from Republic High School in 1998. Earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Colorado College in 2002. Received a Howard Hughes medical research grant to study HIV/AIDS. Graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy in El Paso County, Colorado.
Work experience: Worked for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office from 2002-2004. Worked as legislative aid to then-Representative Shelly Short beginning in 2009.
Political experience: Appointed to state representative in early 2017. Elected in a special election in November 2017. Elected to the Republic School Board in 2015.
Family: Married to Marty Maycumber. Has three children.
|Jacquelin Maycumber (R)||25,039||67.38 %|
|Susan Swanson (D)||12,122||32.62 %|
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.
Republican Jacquelin Maycumber moved from legislative assistant to legislator when northeast Washington’s House seat opened up this year. To keep the job, she’ll have to beat Democrat Susan Swanson, who is trying to break the GOP lock that stretches back to the 1990s.
Residents in Washington’s northeast counties would get help preparing their homes to withstand wildfires through a fund set up to help the homeless.