Elections Washington State Politics

2012 East King County Candidate Forums

I promised you I would give you a schedule of this fall’s campaign forums when they were all arranged in case any of you have the time to attend any of them. There are six forums this year. Two are in Issaquah, two in Maple Valley, one on Snoqualmie Ridge and one in Bellevue. Most do allow time for questions from the audience and they are mostly attended by members of the Republican Party. So it would be good for a few Democrats to show up. We may or may not tape some of these events. If you are coming, email me back and I may bring my video recorder and let you record the debate.
Tuesday October 9th 3:30 to 5 pm Issaquah Chamber of Commerce Forum
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive in the Issaquah Highlands.
 
Wednesday October 17th 11:30 am to 1 pm Maple Valley Chamber of Commerce Forum
Wilderness Lodge in Maple Valley (next to Wilderness Lake)
Contact: Sue Van Ruff 425-432-0222
 
Thursday, October 18th 7 pm to 8 pm Issaquah League of Women Voters Forum
At Issaquah City Hall South, Council Chambers, 135 East Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA.  The candidate forum will also be video-taped. Candidates customarily give a two-minute speech followed by a timed question and answer period.  Each candidate is given equal opportunity to respond to questions from the audience.  Refreshments are provided following the forum to give candidates and citizens a chance to visit.
Contact: Judy Rogers Issaquah Branch of American Association of University Women Programs Co-VP, Home/Office:  425-271-8678 Email:  judylhr@nwlink.com
 
Friday, October 19 11:30 AM TO 1 PM Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce Forum.
The debate-style forum will be the program for the Chamber’s Friday October 19 luncheon at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Banquet Room. Registration for the luncheon begins at 11:30 AM, with the program usually under way promptly at Noon. Contact: Kevin Dwyer, CEO Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce (425) 888-6362www.snovalley.org  P.O. Box 357 North Bend, WA 98045
Wednesday October 24th 6 to 8 pm East King County Housing Forum
Jubilee REACH 14200 SE 13th Place Bellevue WA 98007
 
Thursday October 25th 6:30 to 9 pm Maple Valley Candidate Forum
Rock Creek Elementary School on Hwy 169 Maple Valley Highway just south of Maple Valley Contact: Sue Van Ruff 425-432-0222

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