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Contact: Josh Maasberg, Campaign Manager(509) 619-6844, PASCO -  Matthew Sutherland, Democratic candidate for State Representative in the Ninth Legislative District, received the endorsement of UA Local 598, Plumbers and Steamfitters late last week. "Sutherland's campaign is the most impressive we have seen in the 9th LD" said Nick Bumpaous, Government Affairs Director at UA Local 598 and Vice President at the Central Washington Building Trades Council.

Pullman Democrat running for the WA State House announces campaign contributions

The Pullman Democrat running for a local Washington State Representative's seat has received over 10,000 dollars in campaign contributions. In a campaign press release, Matthew Sutherland has reported just over 11,000 dollars in donations. The figure was provided to the public disclosure commission during the most recent reporting period deadline.

Sutherland to seek Olympia, not D.C.

Matthew Sutherland, a 24-year-old Pullman Democrat, has ended his campaign to unseat Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Washington's 5th Congressional District next year. He announced Sunday he will instead run for a seat in Washington's 9th Legislative District. The announcement came during a Whitman County Democrats fundraiser at Banyan's on the Ridge in Pullman.

State Democrats set sights on Eastern Washington elections

It was just days after the 2017 elections. The Whitman County Democrats hosted a hundred or so locals at the Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman, charging them $25 at the door and up to $1,000 to co-host the event. Democratic candidates Lisa Brown and Matthew Sutherland, who were competing for the same seat in...

Matthew Sutherland drops bid challenging Cathy McMorris Rodgers, backs Lisa Brown

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 5 p.m. The Democratic field contesting Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers for her seat in Congress next year is down to one. Matthew Sutherland, a Washington State University alumnus who announced his candidacy early this year, told a gathering of Democratic donors Sunday night he was stepping aside to support former state Sen.

WSU alumnus announces run for state House

Matthew Sutherland, a 24-year-old WSU graduate, dropped out of a Congressional race, instead announcing his candidacy for a seat in the state's House of Representatives at a Whitman County Democrats-hosted event Sunday night. Sutherland's announcement left Lisa Brown, a former WSU Spokane Chancellor, the only Democratic candidate to challenge Rep.


Pullman Democrat ends his campaign for Congress and will run for a State House seat next year

Pullman Democrat Matthew Sutherland has withdrawn his candidacy for the local congressional seat held by Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers. The 24 year old made the announcement during a Whitman County Democrats' fundraising event last night in Pullman. Sutherland announced his support for Spokane Democrat Lisa Brown in her bid for the US House seat which will be decided next year.