Candidates for the Washington State House of Representatives races in the 21st and 32nd legislative districts will appear at a question-and-answer forum 7 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 16. Also, candidates for U.S. House of Representatives races in the 2nd and 7th congressional districts will appear at a question-and-answer forum 7 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 23. Both events will be at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre in Mukilteo Hall, 20310 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood.
Each candidate, after giving a brief introduction, will have an opportunity to address issues that affect Washington state on a local, state, or national level.
The general election is Nov. 4. The following candidates are confirmed to attend. The events are sponsored by Edmonds Community College in partnership with the Sno-Isle Libraries.
House of Representatives, Washington State Legislature (two-year term)
- 21st District, Position 1
- Allen McPheeters (R)
- Strom Peterson (D)
- 21st District, Position 2
- Lillian Ortiz-Self (D) — incumbent
- Jeff Scherrer (R)
- 32nd District, Position 1
- Cindy Ryu (D), unopposed — incumbent
- 32nd District, Position 2
- Ruth Kagi (D) — incumbent
- Alvin A. Rutledge (R)
Congress, United States House of Representatives (two-year term)
- 2nd District
- B.J. Guillot (R)
- Rick Larsen (D) — incumbent
- 7th District
- Craig Keller (R)
- Jim McDermott (D) — incumbent