Tri-County hosting state candidates Sept. 28

Staff Report

PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College will hold a bipartisan forum Sept. 28 for students and the community to meet candidates running for State House offices in the tri-county district.

The “Pizza & Politics” forum will be held from 1:20 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in the Marshall Parker Auditorium on Tri-County’s Pendleton Campus. The event is sponsored by the Tri-County Association of Political Scientists and the College’s Enrichment Series Committee. The public is invited to attend.

To date, the incumbents and challengers in attendance will be Gary Clary (R) House District 3 incumbent; Travis McCurry (L) House District 3 challenger; “Lamont” Joey Lum (L) House District 4 challenger; Jay West (R) House District 7 running unopposed; Jonathon Hill (R) House District 8 incumbent; Barbara Jo Mullis (D) House District 8 challenger; and Mary Geren (D) House District 9 challenger.

They will speak about their individual platforms followed by students asking questions and discussing the issues with them.

For more information contact Lara Wrightson at or 646-1386.

Staff Report

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