State Rep Laurie Jinkins

[8/1/19] First Female Speaker for Washington State

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Democrats have elected the first female speaker of the House in Washington state. State Rep. Laurie Jinkins of Tacoma was chosen yesterday after a caucus meeting and vote at a hotel conference room in SeaTac. She was one of four women representatives seek the top spot after Frank Chopp, the state’s longest-serving speaker, announced he […]