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Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jacquelin Maycumber (R) 42,611 74.26%
Lonny Ray Williams (R) 14,771 25.74%

* 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

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 seat in 2018 and 2020. Elected to the Republic School Board in 2015.

Family: Married to Marty Maycumber. Has three children.

Campaign finances: Has raised $219,858, as of Oct. 1, 2022, according to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Top donations include $2,000 each from Allstate Insurance Company, Services, BNSF Railway, Build East PAC, Juul Labs and Microsoft Corporation.

Lonny Ray Williams

Republican, Washington

Education: Graduated from Woods Cross High School in Utah in 1990. He attended classes at Pierce College, the University of Phoenix and DeVries University but never completed his degree.

Work experience: Joined the Army immediately after high school and served for four years. He did some general contracting work, worked for the decennial census, worked for the National Park Service at Mount Rainier and managed U-Haul of Northern Washington before getting a job as an executive office manager for the Region 10 Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

Political experience: None.

Family: Married. Has eight children and three grandchildren.

Campaign Finances: Has raised $8,562 as of Oct. 3, 2022, according to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, including more than $4,600 in cash and in-kind donations from the candidate. Top donations include $500 from, $250 from Marian Miller of Lynwood, Washington, and $250 from Katherine Owsley of Republic.

Complete Coverage

Maycumber challenged by ‘constitutional conservative’ in Republican battle for northeastern Washington House seat

The Republican floor leader of the state House faces a challenge on the November ballot from the far right of her party.

Haven’t yet voted in the primary election? Here’s what’s at stake in Spokane County

For those who liking waiting to the last minute to cast their ballots, here’s a look at the candidate field. 

Washington House approves bill expanding eligibility for free meals in schools

The proposal would require schools that meet a minimum percentage of low-income students to participate in the federal Community Eligibility Provision program.