Kevin Barton ’02 J.D. was elected district attorney for Washington County, Oregon, in May. Barton won in a landslide, despite facing a challenge from an opponent whose campaign spent almost twice as much money.
The race garnered a great deal of media attention in the Portland, Oregon, area. Read After Record-Shattering Spending, Barton Wins Washington County DA Race for a recap of the election.
Barton was previously the chief deputy district attorney for Washington County.