Q-and-A with state representative 10th district candidates: Question 1 of 5

This is the first of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for state representative in the 10th district — incumbent David Gomberg and challenger Celeste McEntee. Today’s question: How would you define the responsibilities of a state legislator and what do you believe constitutes appropriate and effective citizen representation? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with state representative 10th district candidates: Question 2 of 5

This is the second of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for state representative in the 10th district — incumbent David Gomberg and challenger Celeste McEntee. Today’s question: What background do you have in your personal and professional life that you believe work in your favor to represent citizens in your district? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with state representative 10th district candidates: Question 3 of 5

This is the third of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for state representative in the 10th district — incumbent David Gomberg and challenger Celeste McEntee. Today’s question: What politician, whether it’s local, state or federal, do you most admire or has had the most influence on you as you go through your own journey seeking office? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with state representative 10th district candidates: Question 4 of 5

This is the fourth of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for state representative in the 10th district — incumbent David Gomberg and challenger Celeste McEntee. Today’s question: Redistricting has placed Philomath in House District 10 and with your background and residency on the coast, do you believe you’ll need to adjust or balance your approach in how you would represent the various interests that you might find in these communities? KEEP READING

Q-and-A with state representative 10th district candidates: Question 5 of 5

This is the fifth of a five-part series of questions and answers to be published this week at PhilomathNews.com. Two candidates are running for state representative in the 10th district — incumbent David Gomberg and challenger Celeste McEntee. Today’s question: Housing, health care, transportation and education are examples of common issues that come up during elections. What’s the one issue that really gets you worked up, something you want to prioritize, during a two-year House term?

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Brad Fuqua, Philomath News

Brad Fuqua has covered the Philomath area since 2014 as the editor of the now-closed Philomath Express and currently as publisher/editor of the Philomath News. He has worked as a professional journalist since 1988 at daily and weekly newspapers in Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, Arizona, Montana and Oregon.