Both Whitsetts file for re-election
by Lacey Jarrell, Herald and News 10/9/15
Pat Bushey: Doug Whitsett of
Klamath County is the state senator from SEnate District 28,
which includes Klamath, Lake and Crook counties and parts of
Jackson and Deschutes.
Whitsett and Rep. Gail Whitsett both filed bids for
re-election this week.
Republican candidates, both of Klamath Falls, filed for
re-election Wednesday, Oct. 7, according to news releases.
Gail will vie for a seat in the Oregon House of
Representatives and Doug will vie for re-election to the
Gail will serve a third term in the Oregon House. She
represents House District 56, which includes the southern
half of Klamath and Lake Counties.
“It’s been an
honor to serve my constituents in the Legislature,” Gail
said in a statement. “I look forward to doing more work on
the issues that matter the most to people in rural areas of
Gail has served
on several legislative committees, include the House
committees on Revenue, Agriculture and Natural Resources and
Conduct and the joint Emergency Board, as well as the
budget-writing Ways and Means committee.
Gail earned a
bachelor’s and master’s degree in geology at Oregon State
represented Senate District 28 since 2005, the release said.
The district includes Klamath, Crook, Lake and portions of
Deschutes and Jackson counties.
He has served
on the budget-writing Ways and Means Committee since 2005
and was recently assigned to the Senate Environment and
Natural Resources Committee.
forward to continued discussions and support of issues that
are important to our constituents in rural Oregon,” Doug
Doug earned his
Associate of Arts degree at Central Oregon Community College
in Bend and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Washington
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