Join us for the Washington County District Attorney Candidate Public Forum.
District attorneys are the most powerful people in the criminal justice system. These elected leaders decide who to charge with a crime, and what kind of crime to charge a person with. They have the power to end mass incarceration, or to fuel it.
Washington County has its first contested DA race since 1972. And it’s an opportunity for voters to make their voices heard and to choose what your criminal justice system looks like.
Candidate Kevin Barned has declined to attend (read about that here). Candidate Max Wall will be there. It’s your chance to hear about his platform, ask questions, call for reform, and get the facts before you vote.
The event is free and open to the public.
The ACLU of Oregon is a nonpartisan organization that does not endorse or oppose any candidate for office. We are engaging in this work to promote voter education and participation because there is so much at stake for civil liberties and the rights of all communities in Washington County.