League of Women Voters, Spokesman-Review to host state candidate forums

League of Women Voters, Spokesman-Review are hosting two upcoming statewide forums

The League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund and The Spokesman-Review are hosting two upcoming statewide forums.

Candidates for the positions of State Treasurer — incumbent Republican Duane A. Davidson, challenger Mike Pellicciotti, a Democrat — will face voters at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17. The League of Women Voters Education Fund will stream the debate live on Facebook; questions from the community are featured.

Candidates for the position of Secretary of State — incumbent Republican Kim Wyman and Democrat challenger Gael Tarleton — will record a debate that will be available for viewing on or about Sept. 19. The League of Women Voters of Thurston County is hosting this debate and will feature questions form the Thurston County area.

All voters are encouraged to submit questions to forumquestions@lwvwa.org for these debates; they are asked to include which position the question is for and what community they are from.

The debates will be available for later viewing at voters’ convenience. Visit LWVWA.org or The Spokesman-Review’s elections page (www.spokesman.com/elections).

TVW will air the debates as part of its scheduled programming and will place them on its website for later streaming at voters’ convenience.

Visit the lwvwa.org/Forums to see the list of planned debates, how to watch them and links to debate recordings.

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