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Melanie Stambaugh

Melanie Stambaugh
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 25th district
Assumed office
January 12, 2015
Preceded by Dawn Morrell
Personal details
Political party Republican
Residence Puyallup, Washington
Website Legislative website

Melanie Stambaugh is an American politician. A Republican, she became the youngest woman elected to the Washington State Legislature since 1936 when she defeated Democratic Representative Dawn Morrell for a seat in the Washington House of Representatives in 2014. She gave the Washington State Republican Party one of four pickups in the House in the 2014 election. Stambaugh knows sign language. [1] She is the youngest member of the legislative chamber.[2]

Personal life

Stambaugh was the 2009 Daffodil Queen in Pierce County, Washington, which became a point of contention during her 2014 campaign.[1] At the time, she was a senior at Emerald Ridge High School in South Hill.[3]


  1. ^ a b "24-Year-Old Republican Baffles Democrats, Heads to the State House". Seattle Weekly. November 11, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "24-year-old taking seat in Washington state House". The Columbian. November 18, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Puyallup's Melanie Stambaugh running for state House". The News Tribune. March 21, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
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