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Brown, Saulibio discuss platforms in Colfax

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018

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

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

Former WSU College Republicans president James Allsup received certification as a Whitman County GOP Precinct Committee Officer, but may end up not taking his seat if officials find a way to prevent him from doing so in their bylaws.

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2018

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

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, answers questions during a town hall at the Pioneer Center in Pullman on May 31. Rodgers is running for her seventh term as 5th District representative.

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018

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 speaks about his plans for office in front of about 50 supporters at the Elson S. Floyd Center Thursday.

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 25, 2018

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

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

Mahnkey will challenge Republican incumbent Michael Largent for the seat.

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 10, 2018

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 President Ximeng Li presents her goals for next school year. These include ensuring everyone 
in the organization feels welcome and makes time for the club.

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018

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

Lisa Brown, a Democratic congressional candidate and former WSU Spokane chancellor, introduces herself to students Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall.

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 30, 2018

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

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...

First Dem announces auditor run

Eric Fejeren is seeking the county auditor position.

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018

The first Democrat has announced his candidacy for the soon-to-be-open Whitman County auditor position. Eric Fejeran, chair of the Whitman County Democrats, said he thinks there is room for improvement in the auditor’s office. He said the failures they have faced in the past ultimately came down...

One city bond passes, other likely

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2018

Both City of Pullman bonds are in position for approval following the Feb. 13 special election. Proposition No. 2, which will fund the improvement of city paths and parks, passed with almost 75 percent approval, according to the first tabulation. It hit the 1,550-vote threshold required by state rules....

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