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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Michael Baumgartner, the current Spokane County Treasurer, running for Congress. Courtesy of Micheal Baumgartner

WSU alum running for Congress

Sheridan Robbins, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2024

A WSU alum is running for Congress for the Republican Party.  Michael Baumgartner, the current Spokane County Treasurer was born and raised in Pullman, Washington. Baumgartner attended WSU and is a...

GPSA Vice President Marwa Aly and President Ajay Barman answering questions from the senators

GPSA holds debates for 2024-25 school year

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor March 5, 2024

The Graduate and Professional Student Association held their presidential and vice presidential debate for the upcoming election at their meeting on Monday. The meeting’s guest speakers were the WSU...

The Chinook fee increase will be the only referendum on the ballot. Courtesy of Isaac Velazquez.

ASWSU elections to be held this week

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter March 5, 2024

ASWSU’s annual student body election will be held March 5 and 6. The ballot will have elections for open ASWSU Senate positions, the President and Vice President positions and a referendum to raise...

Vice presidential candidate Brian Kim and Presidential candidate Tania Henriques answering questions on Feb. 29

Election board holds Q&A for ASWSU presidential candidates

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2024

The ASWSU presidential candidates were interviewed by the election board at a meeting this Thursday in place of a general debate. Senator Pro Tempore Tania Henriques and Senator Brian Kim are running...

Pullman saw its most competitive mayoral election in decades last Tuesday

Pullman elects new mayor for first time in 20 years

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2023

The City of Pullman saw the first competitive mayoral election since 1999 following the retirement of long-time mayor Glenn Johnson, along with four city council races. City council member Francis...

Patty Murray is the projected winner for Washington state senator as of Sunday.

Election update: Which party will take Senate, House and more?

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2022

As the final counts for the Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and gubernatorial midterm elections approach, it appears the Republican Party will take control of the House while Senate seats are up...

Patty Murray is the projected winner for Washington state senator as of Sunday.

Voting 101: Student voting hub, registration, ballot counting explained

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor November 2, 2022

As Election Day approaches, voting becomes essential for students to make their voices heard and create change at the local level. WSU and Whitman County are trying to make voting and registration more...

Cathy McMorris Rogers answers questions from students at the Foley Talk, Oct. 27.

Cathy McMorris Rogers visits WSU as elections approach

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief October 28, 2022

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, came to WSU to engage students in the election process and discuss her views on abortion, healthcare and drug use at a Foley Talk on Thursday. Rodgers said she represents...

Natasha Hill is local to the Spokane area and spent 15 years practicing law. Now, she is running for Congress to help make a difference.

Local business owner hosts candidate for U.S. House of Representatives

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor October 28, 2022

Terracotta Pullman hosted Natasha Hill, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for a free pottery meet and greet on Thursday. Hill, who is native to Spokane and has spent her life...

Political science professor Paul Gronke discusses the increasing popularity of voting by mail after 2020, Oct. 25.

Professor encourages skepticism of politicians’ motivations

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor October 26, 2022

Politicians casting doubt on the U.S. election system is deeply concerning for political science professor Paul Gronke, who believes it threatens democracy.  “I want to be optimistic, but we are...

Whitman County Sheriff announces reelection campaign

Whitman County Sheriff announces reelection campaign

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 16, 2022

Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers announced on Tuesday he will run for a sixth term. Myers has served as county sheriff since January 2003, according to a press release. “It has been my privilege...

Open positions include president, vice president, vice president of legislative affairs, senators and college representatives.

Application opens for GPSA general election

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 5, 2021

GPSA executive members discussed recruiting graduate students for the upcoming general election during a meeting Thursday afternoon.  Applications for the election opened Feb. 1 and will close...

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