Event by Committee for Community Involvement is Oct. 18 at Beaverton High School; candidates for Washington County board chair, three Oregon House seats expected to attend.

Candidates for Washington County board chair and three Beaverton area seats in the Oregon House will speak at a forum sponsored by Beaverton's Committee for Community Involvement.

The forum is Thursday, Oct. 18, at Beaverton High School, 13000 S.W. 2nd St. A reception is scheduled at 6:15 p.m., and the program will start at 7 p.m.

The lineup (all candidates have been invited):

• Washington County board chair: Kathryn Harrington and Bob Terry. This position is nonpartisan.

• Oregon House districts 27, 28 and 34: All cover parts of Beaverton and Aloha. The Democratic incumbents in order are Sheri Malstrom, Jeff Barker and Ken Helm. Malstrom and Helm have Republican and Libertarian opponents; Barker, a Libertarian opponent.

• Measure 26-199, which the Metro Council has proposed to raise $652.8 million for housing. Speaking in favor is Lily Dorn, coalition manager of Yes for Affordable Housing; speaking against is Andy Duyck, the current chairman of the Washington County board.

— Peter Wong

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