City: Omak, WA
Education: Attended University of Maryland, St. Leo College, Central Texas College between 1981 and 1995 while working for federal government.
Political experience: First run for office. Served as a precinct committee officer and Democratic party official in Yakima and Okanogan counties.
Work experience: Retired after some 30 years in federal service with the Defense Department and Navy Department. Served four years in the U.S. Navy.
Family: Married to K. Erik Swanson. Has three adult children and seven grandchildren
Campaign finance: Almost $29,000 as of Oct. 20.
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.