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Redell-Witte to moderate candidates' forum in Hillsboro

Amabisca, Duyck, Terry, Furse scheduled at March 19 event


Holly Redell-Witte, co-owner of A Blooming Hill Vineyard in Cornelius, will moderate a forum between four Washington County political candidates on Wednesday, March 19 at the Hillsboro Library.

All are courting voters in the May 20 primary election.

Scheduled to participate are county Board of Commissioners Chairman Andy Duyck; his challenger, Allen Amabisca; Commissioner Bob Terry; and former U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse.

Amabisca, a Helvetia farmer and longtime Intel employee, would like to unseat Duyck, who is seeking a second four-year term.

Furse has filed to run against Terry for the county’s District 4 commissioner seat, which represents rural areas in western Washington County and the communities of Hillsboro, Banks, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Gaston and North Plains.

“It could be very interesting, especially given the developments in urban growth issues,” Redell-Witte said of the event.

The Hillsboro Library is located at 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway. The forum will begin at 7 p.m.

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