Philip Carrasco resigns from 2nd term on LCC board

Philip Carrasco was sentenced to three years of supervised probation on May 14 for inappropriately touching a girl under the age of 18.

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:05 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man convicted of sexual abuse resigned from the Lane Community College board on Thursday, just days after more than 28,000 voters elected him to a second term.

Philip Carrasco was sentenced to three years of supervised probation on May 14 for inappropriately touching a girl under the age of 18.

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Despite resigning from his seat on the board in April after being found guilty of the misdemeanor crime, Carrasco’s name remained on the ballot for the May special election.

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By the end of Election Day, Carrasco had received more than 90 percent of the vote.

Carrasco said the board will fill the zone 5 seat.

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