Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. office and the district office of former Representative David Wu will continue to serve the people of the First Congressional District of Oregon under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Wu resigned from Congress on August 3, 2011.
Staff members of Representative Wu remain on the House payroll under the supervision of the Clerk of the House to receive and undertake constituent casework, to help in handling business with the departments of the executive branch of the government, to provide general status information on pending legislation and to offer other general constituent services provided by House offices. The Clerk of the House is Karen L. Haas.
The Washington, D.C. office and the Oregon district office are presently open on a daily basis to accommodate congressional business. Under House rules, the Clerk manages the offices when a Member dies, resigns, or is expelled. This authority, which does not include voting representation, continues until a successor is elected to fill the vacant seat. This is the fifth vacancy to occur during the 112th Congress. Twelve vacancies occurred in the 111th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 2338 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-0855. Mail addressed to the Office of the First Congressional District of Oregon will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district office is located at 620 SW Main, Suite 606, Portland, Oregon 97205.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.