PRESS RELEASE – 5/15/2018

For immediate release

Rion Ametu announces candidacy for 6th Legislative District State Representative, Position 2.

Spokane, Wash.––Wednesday, May 16th. Rion Ametu, a U.S Navy Veteran, filed to run for the Washington State House of Representatives in the 6th Legislative District. Ametu plans to focus on building a strong, fair economy that works for working families, improving education quality and opportunity, expanding healthcare access and addressing housing issues in Eastern Washington.

Ametu considers himself to be the best fit for the district, which is home to Fairchild Air Force Base. “We need a representative that has the wellbeing of the people as their top priority and can relate to their experiences. In Eastern Washington we have many folks struggling to make ends meet; veterans adjusting to civilian life; and graduates crushed by student loans, it’s time we had someone that listens to their concerns and fights for our community,” Ametu stated.

Ametu’s full platform and biography are published at For more information please visit, or contact 509-426-4791.