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Congressional hopeful to speak


Jason Yates, a Republican candidate for the 1st Congressional District, will speak to Sherwood residents during a Jan. 17 meeting at the Sherwood Fire Station.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

A service manager for a Newberg pest control business, Yates has worked with the Yamhill County Republicans and served on student government as a student at Santa Barbara City College and Portland State University. He graduated from Santa Barbara with an associate’s degree in English in 2009 and from PSU with a bachelor’s degree in film studies in 2013.

Yates, who lives in Newberg, is challenging Democrat Suzanne Bonamici, who has served in that position since 2012.

For more information, visit yatesforcongress.com.