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Matt Wand
American politician

Matt Wand

Matt Wand
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Intro American politician
Is Politician
From United States of America
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Politics Republican Party
Portland State University
The details (from wikipedia)


Matthew A. Wand is an American attorney and Republican politician who was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives from 2011 until 2013. He represented the 49th District which covers all or part of the cities of Troutdale, Gresham, Fairview, and Wood Village. Prior to his term in the legislature, he served on the Troutdale City Council from 2008 until 2011.

Wand was elected to the legislature in 2010, defeating incumbent Democrat Nick Kahl, receiving 8,967 votes (53%) to Kahl's 7,857 votes (47%). He was defeated in his bid for reelection in 2012, receiving 9,602 votes (46%) to Chris Gorsek's 11,459 votes (54%).

Wand was criticized in 2012 for operating a Twitter account in which he followed several Playboy Playmates as well as other female actors and models. He then proceeded to take the account down.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 17 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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