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From: Tim Heider, Public Information Officer, 503-742-5911

02-21-17

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Finalists named for Oregon House District 18 vacant seat

Following the resignation of Representative Vic Gilliam from the Oregon House of Representatives, Clackamas County and Marion County commissioners will hold a joint session tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, to interview candidates and select a replacement for the open position.

Oregon law requires that a legislative vacancy be filled by county commissioners representing the district in which the vacancy exists. House District 18 includes voters in Clackamas and Marion counties.

The three finalists, which were selected by the Republican Party (as deemed by state law), are:

The meeting will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Mt. Angel Fire District located at 300 Monroe St. in Mt. Angel. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Time has been set aside at the beginning of the meeting for public comment. Written comments may be submitted until 4 p.m. later today (Tuesday, Feb. 21). To be included in the record, comments must include the commenter’s full name and address.

Please submit comments to:

Clackamas County: bcc@clackamas.us or

Marion County: commissioners@co.marion.or.us

The session will be videotaped and archived on Clackamas County's YouTube Channel and broadcast on the Clackamas County Government Channel and Capital Community Television in Marion County.

For more information, members of the media or public may contact Clackamas County Public Information Officer Tim Heider at 503-742-5911 or Marion County Public Information Officer Jolene Kelley at 503-566-3937.

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