Primary election forum to be held July 11 at Camas Library

Session will feature Camas and Washougal City Council candidates

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Candidates for the Camas City Council Ward 1, Position No. 2, and Washougal City Council Position No. 6 are invited to present their views during a League of Women Voters forum, from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, in the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. The primary election candidate forum is free and open to the public.

Camas City Council member Melissa Smith will face Emilia Brasier and Amanda Stamness in the Aug. 1 primary, for the Ward 1, Position No. 2 seat. The Washougal City Council Position 6 candidates are Julie Russell, Nettie Morris and Adam Philbin. Incumbent Dave Shoemaker, in his eighth year as a council member, is not seeking another term.

Candidates vying for the Hockinson School District School Director, District No. 5 seat were also invited to speak at the Camas forum, but Judy Hudson, with the League, said Friday she found out they will not attend.

The League will host a forum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, in the Cascade Park Library, 600 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver, for Vancouver mayoral candidates Anne McEnerny-Ogle, Greg Henderson, Steven Cox, John Carroll and Adam Hamide.

The forum will also include candidates for Vancouver City Council, Positions Nos. 1 and 3, as well as Clark Regional Wastewater District Commissioner Position No. 3.

A forum from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 13, will be held in the Clark Regional Wastewater District Building, 8000 N.E. 52nd Ct., Vancouver.

It will include candidates for Evergreen School District School Director, District Nos. 1 and 5, Vancouver School District School Director, District No. 2 and LaCenter City Council, Position No. 1.

Each forum will include a panel of candidates and questions from a League moderator. CVTV will record the sessions for future viewing. The League of Women Voters of Clark County is a nonpartisan organization with the mission of promoting voter participation and education. For more information, contact Hudson at or call 360-253-7712.