Election countdown: Doubleheader candidate forum Thursday

October 19, 2010 at 10:40 am | In 34th District State House 2, King Co. Council District 8, West Seattle news, West Seattle politics | 1 Comment

checkbox.jpgTwo weeks till the voting ends and the vote-counting begins. Maybe you knew who and what you’re voting for before your ballot even arrived; if not, one more advance alert about the last major candidates’ forum in this area before Election Day: Thursday night, the four candidates in the two major open races on local ballots are scheduled to be at the forum organized by the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, which is the resident-elected community council for White Center, among other not-yet-annexed areas between West Seattle and Burien. The forum’s being held barely a block south of West Seattle, at the Greenbridge YWCA (9720 8th SW; here’s a map), doors open at 6 pm Thursday, forum begins at 6:30. From the NHUAC website:

The following candidates have confirmed their participation.

for King County Council:
Diana Toledo
Joe McDermott

for 34th Legislative District:
Mike Heavey
Joe Fitzgibbon

The King County Council race is for the 8th District, the seat held by Dow Constantine before he was elected as County Executive a year ago (Jan Drago, appointed to serve until this election, chose not to run for the job); the 34th District race is for the State House, Position 2, seat that Sharon Nelson is leaving to run (unopposed) for the State Senate seat that McDermott is leaving to seek the County Council spot. (Researching? Voters’-guide links here.)

1 Comment

  1. I wish to remind, or let voters know about the campaign sign regulations. It is unlawful to place signs on Public/City property, other than immediately adjacent to your residence.
    Here are the regulations, including a phone # to report campaign litter;

    http://www.seattle.gov/ethics/elpub/YardSignRegs.pdf

    Please keep campaign litter off our public areas!

    Comment by M. — 7:05 pm October 21, 2010 #

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