Q&A: D12 candidates Conrad, De Graff, Emmons, Gowing & Ledford

From top left: De Graff, Emmons, Conrad, Ledford & Gowing

Editor’s Note: Last year, Oregon redrew its congressional map, leading Rep. Cedric Hayden (R) to pursue the new District 7 Senate seat. The House District 12 state representative seat, which encompasses Cottage Grove, Creswell, Oakridge, Coburg, Westfir and Junction City, is contested by Charlie Conrad, Nicole De Graff, Jeff Gowing, Bill Ledford and Michelle Emmons. 

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