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C.O. Assn. of Realtors to host series of debates


This fall, the Central Oregon Association of REALTORS (COAR) will host a series of free public debates for the 2018 November election. The series will include races throughout Central Oregon – from city councils to state House races.

COAR has partnered with KTVZ NewsChannel 21 on the events, and Lee Anderson – anchor and producer with KTVZ – will serve as the moderator. The series will begin with the Deschutes County Commission Debate on Sept. 10, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

County debates will focus on land use, housing and infrastructure. House debates will focus on land use, housing and taxes. City level debates will focus on affordable housing, growth, transportation and infrastructure. All debates, with the exception of Redmond City Council, will take place in the COAR classroom at 2112 NE Fourth Street in Bend.

Deschutes County Commission Debate

Sept. 10, 2018

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Oregon House District 53 Debate

Sept. 17, 2018

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bend Mayoral Debate

Sept. 27, 2018

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bend City Council Debate

Oct. 1, 2018

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Redmond Mayor and City Council

Oct. 11, 2018

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Geno’s Italian Grill, upstairs room, 1857 N, NW Sixth St, Redmond

Oregon House District 54 Debate

Oct. 15, 2018

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

While the event is free and open to the public, registration is required and limited by room capacity. Visit or email to sign up.


The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® (COAR) is your voice for real estate in Central Oregon. COAR is a trade association serving the professional needs of its 2000 members. In addition, COAR is dedicated to enhancing and protecting the real estate industry. OAR believes we can build better communities by supporting quality growth, seeking sustainable economies and housing opportunities while protecting a property owner’s ability to own, use, buy and sell property.

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