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City Club of Eugene: Oregon House District 11 Candidate Forum

Recorded On: September 28, 2018

Air Date: October 1, 2018

In anticipation of the general election in November, the City Club of Eugene welcomes back Marty Wilde and Mark Herbert for the Oregon’s Eleventh State House District Candidates Forum. This was an opportunity to learn more about both candidates and have them respond to questions. The Lane County League of Women Voters provided the format and helped in selecting the written questions and keeping the time. KLCC’s Rachael McDonald is the forum moderator.

Democratic Candidate
Marty Wilde
Born on the UO campus, Marty Wilde grew up on an organic farm in the Coast Range. Thanks to food stamps, Medicaid, and public schools, he graduated college and joined the military to pay forward the support he had received from Oregonians. After 23 years of military service, 3 deployments, extensive volunteer service with the city and state to protect children and the elderly, and service as the director of a non-profit, he is seeking to continue Rep. Phil Barnhart’s advocacy for education, healthcare, and a fair shot for all Oregonians.

Republican Candidate
Mark Herbert

Thirty years of experience as a management consultant, business and human resources executive with a focus in human resources, organizational development, and strategic planning. Client base represents Health Care, Financial services, Food Processing, High Technology, Education, and Not for Profit Sectors. His prior governmental experience includes being the Former Lane County Planning Commission member and chairperson. Former Board member of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, Lane Metro Partnership.

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Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. She began her public radio career as a graduate student, serving as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio in the late 1990s. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.