“I was raised in a conservative household [and] I found Republican candidates tended to align better with my values,“ Espinoza, who describes herself as an independent thinker, says. “I’m not happy with what’s going on, so I’m doing something about it within my own party.” Click here to read the full article published Monday in [...]
Espinoza was on The Jason Rantz Show on Thursday to talk about the recent Washington Supreme Court decision on charter schools, and how to best meet transportation needs in the 28th Legislative District. Rantz also asked Espinoza about the recent media attention she has received as a Latina millennial running for office. "If that draws [...]
Espinoza renews call for ban on placement of violent offenders in adult family homes in wake of tragedy
LAKEWOOD… Candidate for State Representative Maia Espinoza, R-Lakewood, reiterated her opposition to the placement of violent criminals in adult family homes on Wednesday after an attack led to the death of a resident of such a home this past Saturday. The 57-year-old victim was allegedly assaulted by a fellow resident who had previously been released [...]
Did you read the article in Crosscut magazine about Maia? Journalist Cambria Roth spends a day with Maia on the campaign trail and asks her about running as a Republican Latina. Photos by Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut.
Representative Christine Kilduff (D-University Place) joined her Republican challenger Maia Espinoza in opposing the carbon emission fee initiative, I-1631. The measure will be on the ballot this November. Espinoza, a Lakewood resident, is running against Kilduff. Espinoza had previously stated her opposition to the initiative. The divisive issue came up Thursday at the Lakewood United [...]
I recently had the honor of being inducted into the Military Order of the World Wars, a civic organization that recognizes individuals for their community service. Having grown up with both parents in the military, I was humbled by the recognition, knowing that what I’ve done is incomparable to the enormous sacrifices made by service [...]
Susan Milligan of U.S. News & World Report featured Espinoza in an article covering the record number of women running for state office. You can read it here.
We’ve been hard at work on the Campaign Trail celebrating 2,000 doors hit this week! While we’re meeting our neighbors in the 28th District, we’re most interested in hearing about the issues which most affect them and their families. We’ve also attended several community events; from small business ribbon cutting ceremonies to Chamber of Commerce [...]
Espinoza says district can be better represented with someone who is more aligned with the voters on taxes Hi, I’m Maia Espinoza and I want to be your voice in Olympia. I’ve recently announced my candidacy for the 28th Legislative District, Position 2, celebrating our campaign kickoff in DuPont last month. It was inspiring to [...]