Legislative candidates speak at League of Women Voters Forum

By CARISA CEGAVSKE Senior Staff Writer The News-Review  Oct 17, 2018  - Four candidates for three state legislative positions discussed the economy, education, healthcare and other issues at the League of Women Voters legislative candidate forum Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express in Roseburg.

The forum was unusual this year in that two contenders — incumbents Sen. Dallas Heard and Rep. Gary Leif — did not attend. The League changed its rules to allow their challengers, Senate District 1 candidate Shannon Souza and House District 2 candidate Megan Salter, to attend and changed the format from a question-and-answer debate to a topic-based forum. READ MORE