Clatsop County democrats will host a group of candidates to speak and take questions at a democratic funraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Astoria Event Center-Port of Call Live. Candidates on hand include United States Representative Suzanne Bonamici; Oregon Treasurer candidate Tobias Read; Oregon Secretary of State candidates Brad Avakian, Richard Devlin and Val Hoyle; State Representative candidate Deborah Boone; Clatsop County Commissioner District 4 candidate Kathleen Sullivan; and County Commissioner District 2 candidate Sarah Nebeker. Other candidates throughout the State of Oregon will also be in attendance.
Admission is $6 and a clam chowder and salad dinner will be offered for $6; both paid for at the door. Dinner and admission tickets can be purchased for $9.50 online at www.clatsopdemocrats.org. Brews from Fort George Brewery will be available for purchase.
There will be raffles for baskets filled with donated items from local merchants and attendees can visit independent community group booths. Doors open at 5 p.m. and candidates will speak at 6 p.m. The Astoria Events Center is located at 255 9th St. in Astoria.