As the only economist in the Washington state legislature, Sharon Shewmake brings her data-driven decision-making skills to the state capitol every day to solve the toughest problems. Sharon is running for reelection to continue her work empowering Washington’s families and providing them with the resources they need to succeed.
- Serves on the Washington Economic Recovery Task Force, focused on rebuilding the economy for everyone in Whatcom County
- An agricultural and natural resource economist who is committed to making policy decisions based on science and facts
- Has championed bills to increase child care access in rural communities, support dairy farmers, improve transportation, and transition the state toward energy-efficient resources