The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County will be hosting four forums this fall depending upon certification of ballot issues.
This is the current plan:
· Tuesday, Sept 29 – 6:30-8:30 pm – Port of Bellingham Commissioner Race, School Board Race, Ballot Measure on Sales Tax to Fund New Jail
· Tuesday, Oct 6 – 6:30-8:30 pm – Whatcom County Council Races & Whatcom County Executive Race
· Saturday, Oct 10 – 9:30 am – noon – State Ballot Measures
· Tuesday, Oct 13 – 6:30-8:30 pm – Whatcom County Charter Amendments
Meet the Candidate Night is a question and answer forum. Community members are encouraged to submit questions that they would like the candidates to answer. Questions must be submitted ahead of time to the District Election Officer, Tambra Bernal, either by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, regular mail, or hand delivery to Hanover Jr/Sr High School no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 30th. Questions that are submitted will be anonymous and will be directed to the entire group. If you have questions, please contact the District Election Officer, Tambra Bernal, 719-683-2247 ext. 212 or email@example.com.
Candidates are seeking seats in Districts A, C, D & G; there are two candidates in each district race. All candidates have agreed to be a part of the forum.
Questions for the candidates will be submitted in written format by members of the audience and by the League of Women Voters. Audience members are asked to arrive by 6:45 p.m.
The Board of Education Forum is made possible through the cooperation of the Thompson School District.
If you a question you would like to ask the candidates, please email the question to Superintendent Linda Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver the question(s) to the Administration Office located at 780 8th Street.
This forum will feature the candidates for County Chairman
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