Sept. 22 Candidates Forum Confirms Participants

Republican Mike Erickson has agreed to join the forum scheduled for tonight, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Cone Chapel in Waller Hall at Willamette University. Erickson will be seated with three additional candidates for the seat to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Darlene Hooley. They are Democrat Kurt Schrader, Libertarian Steve Milligan, and Green Party candidate Alex Polikoff. Willamette University President Lee Pelton will serve as moderator.

The event, co-sponsored by Willamette University and the Oregon League of Minority Voters, will also include as panelists Randall Edwards, Oregon State Treasurer; Gale Castillo, president of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Portland; and Sho Dozono, president and CEO of Azumano Travel, Portland.

The event is free and open to the public.