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Candidates Face Off In Washington County Commission Race

OPB | May 5, 2014 12:06 p.m. | Updated: May 5, 2014 2:51 p.m.

Elizabeth Furse and Bob Terry

Elizabeth Furse and Bob Terry

Former Oregon Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse surprised a lot of people when she announced earlier this year that she would be reentering electoral politics by challenging incumbent Washington county commissioner, Bob Terry. The candidates clash on a variety of issues, from land use to public safety to transportation. Furse is 77 and says she entered the race because of her concerns about the development in rural parts of the county.

This is Terry’s first re-election campaign. His background includes service in the Navy and long experience in the the financial services industry. Terry lists growth among his four main priorities, saying he favors a balanced and reasonable approach

Do you live in Washington County? What questions do you have for the candidates?

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