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Marion County Commissioners to Select House District 19 Replacement - 01/11/18

The Marion County Board of Commissioners will interview three nominees to fill the current vacancy for State Representative for House District 19. The three nominees will participate in a panel interview on Wednesday, January 24, at 9 a.m. in the Senator Hearing Room in Courthouse Square located at 555 Court Street NE, Salem. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Nominees include Denyc Boles, Satyanarayana Chandragiri, and Michael Hunter. The position must be filled within 30 days of the December 31, 2017, vacancy date and the commissioners are expected to select and appoint a new representative following the panel interview on January 24.

The interviews will be broadcast on CCTV Channel 21 and live streamed on Marion County's social networks. The interviews will replay on Channel 21 on January 24 at 7 p.m., January 27 at 9 a.m., and January 28 at 4 p.m.

Written comments will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23. Comments may be e-mailed to or mailed to the Board of Commissioners Office at PO Box 14500, Salem, OR 97309. To be included in the record, comments must include the commenter's full name and address or e-mail address.

For more information, please contact the Marion County Board of Commissioners Office at (503) 588-5212 or e-mail