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House Pos. 1

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jacquelin Maycumber (R) 61,485 71.95%
Georgia D. Davenport (D) 23,973 28.05%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

About The Race

The Candidates

Jacquelin Maycumber

Party:
Republican
Age:
41
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 then as a legislative aide to then-Representative Shelly Short beginning in 2009.

Political experience: Appointed to her position 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.

Campaign fundraising: Raised $167,317 as of Sept. 20, 2020, according to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Top donations include $2,000 each from WA Charters PAC, the political action committee of the Washington State Charters Schools Associaiton; Phillips 66 Company; Premera Blue Cross; BNSF Railway; Microsoft; WA Medical PAC, the campaign arm of the Washington State Medical Association; Avista; and Kaiser Aluminum.

Georgia D. Davenport

Party:
Democratic
Age:
41
City:
Nine Mile Falls, Washington

Education: Graduated from Del Norte High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1997. Earned associates degrees in computer information systems and web design from Central New Mexico Community College.

Work experience: Worked for the Durango Herald newspaper in Colorado as a web designer for a year and then became a freelance web designer. Former campaign director for Whole Washington, a group that advocates for universal healthcare in Washington State.

Political experience: Has served as a precinct committee officer and has been on the Washington State Democratic Central Committee since 2017. She previously served on the central committee's finance committee for three years.

Family: Married to husband Aaron Davenport. Has one daughter.

Campaign fundraising: Raised $19,557 as of Sept. 20, 2020, according to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Top donations include $6,000 from the 7th Legislative District Democrats and $1,473 from the Washington State Democrats.

Complete Coverage

Maycumber touts record, Davenport stresses health care reform in race for House seat in northeast Washington

Republican state Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber points to her success in passing bills as one reason she deserves to be re-elected.

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Health insurance plans will have to limit a person’s out-of-pocket costs for a month’s supply of insulin to $100, under a bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday.