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Democrats cancel Thursday Forest Grove debate

KPTV-12 and Democratic party hosts candidates

The Washington County Democrats announced a debate between the three major candidates in the Democratic primary for Oregon's first congressional district has been canceled.

The debate was to be held this Thursday, Oct. 13. The event, hosted by KPTV-12 and Democratic First Congressional District Delegation was to feature State Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, State Sen. Suzanne Bonamici and State Rep. Brad Witt.

The Democratic First Congressional District Delegation is made up of the Democratic Parties of Clatsop, Columbia, Multnomah, Washington and Yamhill Counties.

For more information, visit www.washcodems.org online.

Ballots due out soon

Ballots for the Nov. 8 special primary election that will decide the major party candidates for the January election to fill the CD1 vacancy will hit mailboxes Oct. 21.

On Oct. 15, candidates must file fundraising numbers with the Federal Election Commission.

Check the News-Times online for updates.