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Schmick, Sutherland spar at voters forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Incumbent Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and challenger Matthew Sutherland, D-Pullman, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library in Pullman last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Was...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

Brown, Saulibio discuss platforms in Colfax

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics

Two candidates and a candidate’s spokesperson for the Washington’s 5th Congressional District’s House of Representatives seat pled their cases to voters during a forum Tuesday night in Colfax. Democrat Lisa Brown faced-off against Dave Saulibio of the Trump Populist Party and Ethan Small, ...

Candidates look to web for increased accessibility

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Candidates for three Whitman County positions highlighted transparency in government when speaking with community members at Bishop Place Senior Living on Wednesday night. John Mark-Mahnkey, Sandy Jamison, Rob Rembert, John Hart and Dan LeBeau spoke before the monthly meeting of the Whitman ...

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Former WSU College Republicans President James Allsup was certified as a Precinct Committee Officer on Saturday by the Whitman County Auditor’s Office. The position usually entails passing out campaign materials, supporting candidates and sometimes voting on party leadership depending on the district....

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, held an at times tense town hall at the Pioneer Center in Pullman on Thursday. Rodgers, who serves as the U.S. representative for Washington’s fifth district, faces opposition from Democrat Lisa Brown for the seat Rodgers has held since winning the district in 2004...

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

WSU alumnus Matthew Sutherland met with supporters to mark the beginning of his campaign for Washington State’s Ninth Legislative District and a seat in the state’s House of Representatives on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. In front of a crowd of about 50, Sutherland, a Democrat,...

Primaries set as filing week ends

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics

Filing week for government office ended today at 5 p.m. The following list shows candidates listed for open Whitman County positions and state positions serving Whitman County. An asterisk (*) denotes the incumbent candidate for the position. Primary voting begins July 20 and ends August 7. The order...

Democrat declares county commissioner candidacy

Democrat declares county commissioner candidacy

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

John-Mark Mahnkey announced his candidacy for Whitman County Commissioner - District 3 on Tuesday. Mahnkey, a board member for the Whitman County Humane Society, is running as a Democrat with the support of the Whitman County Democrats, but said he calls himself a moderate. "Moderate to me is a...

ISC runs first independent elections

ISC runs first independent elections

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

International Students’ Council members re-elected their president, Ximeng Li, in the organization’s first election since losing its charter last year. Li said she is continuing her goal from the first election, which is ensuring everyone feels welcome in the organization. While Li was re-elected,...

Brown talks guns, health, finance

Brown talks guns, health, finance

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Politics

In a congressional race that has gained national attention, Democratic candidate Lisa Brown has tried to separate herself from her opponent by highlighting efforts to connect with local voters. Brown, who was WSU Spokane’s chancellor before entering the race, spoke mostly on gun control, government-funded...

Election Board cancels ASWSU special elections

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local elections, News

ASWSU will no longer hold a special election for College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resource Sciences students. Bradley Warren, ASWSU Election Board chair, said Alec Solemslie, a junior School of Environment student who was running for CAHNRS senator, chose to withdraw from the special election...

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