League’s first candidate forum slated for Oct. 4

The League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island and Sno-Isle Libraries will host a series of candidate forums for the upcoming general election.

Candidates fro State Senate, State Legislature Positions 1 and 2 and County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2.

The first candidate forum will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge, 155 NE Ernst St., Oak Harbor.

The second candidate forum will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island, 20103 Hwy. 20, Freeland.

Two issue forums will also be held on Sunday, Oct. 7.  Each forum will include the following ballot measures: Initiative 1185, tax and fee increases by state government; Initiative 1240, creation of a public charter school system; Referendum 74, concerning marriage; and Initiative 502, concerning marijuana.

The first issue forum will take place from 1:30-3:30 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation. The second will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge.

Members of the League of Women Voters encourage all voters to attend both a candidate forum and an issue forum. Call 360-221-3792 or 360-929-4737 for information.


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