Panelists at the next Washington County Public Affairs Forum will speak about how younger people are getting involved in elections.
The luncheon will start at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, and the program at noon, at Coyote's Bar and Grill, 5301 W. Baseline Road, Hillsboro. Lunch can be ordered from the menu.
Two panel members are elected officials: Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Cornelius, one of seven members of the Metro Council and recently named its deputy president, and Ben Bowman, member of the Tigard-Tualatin School Board and a former assistant to state Rep. Margaret Doherty, D-Tigard. Gonzalez was elected in 2018 and Bowman in 2019.
The others on the panel are Jacob Vandever, a former staffer in the House Republican Office and a 2014 candidate for the Oregon House, and someone from the Young Republicans of Oregon.
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