Drew MacEwen

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Drew MacEwen
Washington House of Representatives, District 35b
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolSheboygan (WI) Falls High, 1992
Bachelor'sUniversity at Albany, State University of New York, 1997
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy, submariner
Years of service1992 - 1998
ProfessionInvestment business
Office website
Campaign website
Drew MacEwen is a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Beginning in the 2013 session, Hansen serves as Assistant Minority Whip.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, MacEwen served on the following committees:

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Business and Financial Services
Capital Budget
Early Learning and Human Services


Campaign themes


MacEwen's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "This district has not had any leadership when it comes to promoting, retaining, or attracting businesses. We need to look at the fairness of the uniform application of the B & O Tax, changing state law so that local jurisdictions can create TIF districts, and elect people that create and not pontificate."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Throwing money at the problem does not equate to success for students. Competition in the form of charter schools, vouchers, and measurable results for students, teachers, and administrators will be a good start."
  • Reform State Government
Excerpt: "If it can be done at the same quality level or better at a lower price outside the state walls of Olympia, then the state should not be involved.[ ]With Republican leadership in the State House we can balance the budget on time without special session after special session."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

MacEwen won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 35b. MacEwen advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Lynda Ring-Erickson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 35b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDrew MacEwen 51.8% 32,975
     Democratic Lynda Ring-Erickson 48.2% 30,638
Total Votes 63,613
Washington State House of Representatives, District 35b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDrew C. MacEwen 42.5% 14,088
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLynda Ring-Erickson 27.9% 9,265
     Democratic Jeff Davis 23.5% 7,788
     Independent Glenn H. Gaither 6.1% 2,009
Total Votes 33,150

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[4]


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fred Finn (D)
Washington House of Representatives District 35
Succeeded by