The “United Peninsula Candidate Forum” will be held at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road in Sequim, on Friday, Sept. 30, from 5 – 7 p.m.
This non-partisan event is being co-sponsored by: Health Freedom Information (HFI) and Olympic Peninsula Independent Activists (OPIA), two local groups, based in Jefferson and Clallam Counties.
All of the candidates for the following positions have been invited to attend:
US Representative, District 6, and State Representatives, District 24, Positions 1 and 2.
The candidates who have confirmed their participation are:
US Representative, District 6:
Derek Kilmer will be represented by Kevin Schilling, his political advisor and campaign manager
State Representatives, District 24:
Position 1 – Sue Forde
Position 2 – Brian Pruiett.
After their opening statements, the candidates will be asked submitted questions, and they will be allotted equal time to respond.
Our hope is that this format will give the candidates adequate time to review and research, if necessary, the issues that have been raised. We look forward to hearing their answers and are grateful for their willingness to participate.
The door opens at 4:30 p.m. for seating. Event begins promptly at 5 p.m. Please arrive before 5 p.m. to secure a seat.
Accessibility: A section in front will be reserved for mobility-challenged public and members of the press.
The candidate forum will be videotaped and submitted to PAPA (Peninsula Area Public Access TV – Channel 21), for broadcasting several times, before the election.
This Candidate Forum is a great example of people from both major political parties, and Independents, working together for the good of our residents and our communities.
For more information, contact: TeamJefferson@protonmail.com