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Susan Swanson

A candidate for 7th District State Representative, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington) in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Party: Democratic

Age: 65

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.

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jacquelin Maycumber (R) 25,039 67.38 %
Susan Swanson (D) 12,122 32.62 %

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