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Carolyn Eslick is an American politician in Washington state. She serves as a Republican member of Washington State Representative from the 39th Legislative District.[1]

Carolyn Eslick
Washington State Representative
from the 39th Legislative District
In office
September 21, 2017 – Present
Preceded byJohn Koster
Personal details
Political partyRepublican


Early life and careerEdit

Eslick was a small business owner and the founder of GroWashington.[1]

Political careerEdit

She was appointed to the Sultan City Council in 1996 and was reelected to the Council in 1998. She was elected Mayor in 2007 and reelected in 2011 and 2015.[2]

Eslick first ran for the state legislature in 2001, losing in the Republican primary to Dan Kristiansen. In 2014, Eslick lost her campaign for Snohomish County Executive against John Lovick.[3][4]

Following the resignation of John Koster, Eslick was one of three Republican candidates nominated to fill the vacancy, along with former Representative Elizabeth Scott and Georgene Faries. On September 21, the King, Skagit and Snohomish County Councils voted to confirm Eslick. She was immediately sworn in.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Kelly Sullivan (2017-09-21). "Sultan mayor tapped to fill House seat: Eslick to serve both roles until transition plan is decided". Monroe Monitor. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  2. ^ "Voting results and ballot return numbers for the November 4, 2014 General Election". Snohomish County Elections. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  3. ^ C.R. Douglas (2014-10-23). "A look at the Snohomish County Executive race: Lovick vs. Eslick". Q13 Fox. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  4. ^ "Voting results for the November 6, 2007 General election". Snohomish County Elections. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  5. ^ Jerry Cornfield (2017-09-21). "They chose the longshot candidate to fill a vacant seat: Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick will serve as representative for the 39th legislative district". Herald Net. Retrieved 2017-09-22.