A handful of events will offer local residents the opportunity to hear directly from the candidates running for political offices including those in Clark County, the Third Congressional District, and the 18th and 15th legislative districts.
Upcoming events include:
Camas youth council forum
The Camas Youth Advisory Council will host a General Election candidate forum Monday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., at Camas High School, 26900 S.E. 15th St.
Among the invited candidates include those run ning for U.S. Senator (Patty Murray and Dino Rossi), U.S. Representative Third Congressional District (Denny Heck and Jaime Herrera); 18th District State Representative (Dennis Kampe and Ann Rivers) and Clark County Commissioner District 3 (Steve Stuart and Alan Svehaug).
The General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2. The ballots for the all-mail vote will be sent out this week.
The Camas Youth Advisory Council concept was developed by the Camas School Board and Camas City Council in 2002. The first advisory council made up of CHS students was formed in 2003.
The group meets regularly to discuss a variety of city issues and provide feedback and ideas to local government entities.
For more information, call CHS at 833-5750.
“Meet the Clark County Candidates”
On Wednesday, candidates for Clark County positions including commissioner, treasurer, assessor and clerk will answer questions in the “Forum at the Library,” event.
The forum will be held at 7 p.m., at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd., in Vancouver.
For more information, call 695-1566.
League of Women Voters Candidates Night
The Clark County Chapter of the League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization, will host a candidates night Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m., at the Clark County Public Services Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver, in the Sixth Floor Commissioner’s Room.
For more information, visit www.lwvwa.org/clark.
Campaign for Liberty forum cancelled
One previously scheduled forum has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
Washington Campaign for Liberty representatives have decided not to offer a Third Congressional District candidate forum set for Oct. 13, at Battle Ground High School.