Edmonds CC to host two candidate forums Oct. 16 and 23
Candidates for the Washington State House of Representatives races in the 21st and 32nd legislative districts will appear at a question-and-answer forum 7 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 16. Also, candidates for U.S. House of Representatives races in the 2nd and 7th congressional districts will appear at a question-and-answer forum 7 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 23. Both events will be at Edmonds College’s Black Box Theatre in Mukilteo Hall, 20310 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood.
Free and open to the public, the events are sponsored by Edmonds CC in partnership with the Sno-Isle Libraries.
Both forums will be moderated by Josh O'Connor, publisher of The Daily Herald, and Jon Bauer, Editorial Page Editor, also of The Daily Herald.
Each candidate, after giving a brief introduction, will have an opportunity to address issues that affect Washington state on a local, state, or national level.
The general election is Nov. 4. The following candidates are confirmed to attend.
House of Representatives, Washington State Legislature (two-year term)
- 21st District, Position 1
- Allen McPheeters (R)
- Strom Peterson (D)
- 21st District, Position 2
- Lillian Ortiz-Self (D) — incumbent
- Jeff Scherrer (R)
- 32nd District, Position 1
- Cindy Ryu (D), unopposed — incumbent
- 32nd District, Position 2
- Ruth Kagi (D) — incumbent
- Alvin A. Rutledge (R)
Congress, United States House of Representatives (two-year term)
- 2nd District
- B.J. Guillot (R)
- Rick Larsen (D) — incumbent
- 7th District
- Craig Keller (R)
- Jim McDermott (D) — incumbent