An Oregon congressman who is chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee will be in Tupper Lake next week to boost the 21st Congressional District candidacy of Elise M. Stefanik.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, is the top fundraiser for Republicans in the House of Representatives.
He will be at a reception for Ms. Stefanik, Willsboro, that begins at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19. The event will be held at the VFW hall in Tupper Lake.
Ms. Stefanik is a former Bush White House aide and worked on the 2012 Republican platfrom committee leading up to the presidential election. She has also worked on the vice presidential campaign of Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin. She is seeking the seat being vacated by Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh.
Ms. Stefanik will face Democrat Aaron G. Woolf, Elizabethtown and Manhattan, and Green Party candidate Matthew J. Funiciello, a Glens Falls baker.