Sen. Gelser to speak Monday, July 9, to Linn Dems
ALBANY – State Sen. Sara Gelser will be the featured speaker Monday, July 9, at the monthly general meeting of the Linn County Democrats at Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E. Because of the Fourth of July holiday, the meeting has been moved from the usual first Thursday to the second Monday (July 9).
A social time, with light refreshments, will start at 6 p.m. The meeting begins at 6:30.
Child care will be provided.
Gelser, a Corvallis resident, is seeking re-election in Senate District 8, which includes Albany, Corvallis, Millersburg, Philomath, Tangent and portions of rural Linn and Benton counties. She faces Republican Erik Parks of Albany in the Nov. 6 general election.
She has served in the Legislature since 2005, first as a state representative and since 2015 as a senator.
Gelser is chair of the Senate Human Services Committee and sits on the Human Services Budget Committee. She serves on the Senate Education Committee, Senate Workforce Committee and the Senate Conduct Committee. She served as chair of the House Education Committee for six years, and also spent nine years serving on the House Revenue Committee.
Other Democratic candidates will give campaign updates during the meeting, and there will be reports about the 2nd Quarter Democratic Party of Oregon State Central Committee Meeting (June 9-10) in Pendleton and the Fourth Congressional District Committee Meeting (July 8) in Coos Bay.
For more information about the meeting and the Linn County Democrats, contact Linn Dems Co-chair Graham Kislingbury, 541-974-2075, or firstname.lastname@example.org.