Former Shoreline School Board member to run for Congress in 2nd District

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Dan Matthews, former LFP resident
is running for congress
By Evan Smith

Former Shoreline School Board member Dan Matthews has declared his candidacy against 2nd District Congressman Rick Larsen.

The 2nd Congressional District will now include the urban areas of Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties and all of Island and San Juan counties,

Republican Matthews, a former military man who now lives in Mukilteo, is a self-described social and fiscal conservative.

Matthews is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot who served in the Vietnam War and Desert Storm conflict, according to information provided by his campaign. Today he is an instructor pilot for the Boeing Co. and teaches people how to fly the 747 aircraft.

He was a member of the School Board in the 1980s at the same time as now Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.


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