Kasich’s campaign has ties to Mercer Island

Ohio Governor John Kasich may be behind in the delegate count, but he vows to stay in the race until his home state votes March 15.

It turns out part of his digital strategy team is based right in Washington state.

Matthew Lundh and Josh Amato, of Mercer Island-based Sermo Digital, are two of the guys behind ┬áKasich’s campaign emails.

“Emails are gold in campaigns, making sure emails are delivered can be the difference between getting donations, not getting donations. Getting people to events, not getting people to an event,” said Lundh.

Lundh and Amato primarily focus on state and local races in Washington state, but when Kasich’s digital team called, it didn’t take much convincing.

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