General Election Voter Forums
To assist local voters, a general election forum will be held on Tues, October 16 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Colfax Branch of Whitman County Library. Sponsored by the Library, the Pullman League of Women Voters and the Whitman County Gazette, candidates vying for Commissioner positions 1 and 2 in Whitman County will take part.
Candidates scheduled to participate and answer questions from community members are Commissioner Position #1 candidates, Art Swannack, Republican and Bill Tensfeld, Republican; and Commissioner Position #2 candidates, Pat O’Neill, Democrat and Dean Kinzer, Republican. In addition, ballot issues I1185, dealing with a 2/3 majority for tax increases; I1240, Charter Schools; and SJR8221, debt limit will be debated.
General election ballots will be mailed on October 19. Election day is November 6. For questions about the forum, please contact Diane Smerdon, Voter Services Chair for the Pullman League of Women Voters at 509-334-5413 or Kristie Kirkpatrick, Whitman County Library Director at 509-397-4366.
For more information contact:
Diane Smerdon at The League of Women Voters
For a complete list of events and programs happening in all fourteen Whitman County Library branches, visit the Whitman County Library website or the library's events calendar or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.