17th Legislative District: Republican legislative candidates in the 17th District are teaming up for a campaign kickoff event at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at Pacific Crest Plaza, 601 S.E. 17th Ave. The event, the Team 17 Strawberry Cake Social, will kick off campaigns for incumbent Sen. Don Benton, incumbent Rep. Paul Harris and Position 1 House of Representatives candidate Julie Olson. U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, is scheduled to attend. Tickets are $25. For tickets, email email@example.com or call 360-546-1795.3rd Congressional District: Democratic congressional candidate Jon Haugen will host a town hall at 7 p.m. June 14 at Minus World restaurant and cafe, 1054 14th Ave., Longview. For more information, contact Haugen at Jon@HaugenVet.com or 360-907-8340.