The League of Women Voters Presents Commissioner of Public Lands Candidate Forum on July 18

03 Jul 2024 11:29 AM | Anonymous

Seattle, WA — The League of Women Voters of Washington and the League of Women Voters of Clark County are pleased to present the candidates for the Commissioner of Public Lands to voters in a candidate forum. The public is invited to attend and meet the candidates.

The forum will be held Thursday, July 18, at 6:30pm at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. The 90-minute forum will be in person and will be televised live on TVW and streamed on its website at  The forum is co-sponsored by The Columbian and The Reflector newspapers.

Voters can expect to hear candidates respond to questions about the office and how they would fulfill the role of Commissioner of Public Lands.  Voters are invited to submit questions for the candidates by emailing up until July 8. Attendees can also submit questions at the forum.

“The Commissioner of Public Lands makes critical decisions about management of state lands. This forum offers voters the opportunity to find out how the Commissioner would do this,” said LWVWA President Mary Coltrane.

Nancy Halvorson, President of the LWV of Clark County added, “Meeting and visiting with those running for public office benefits both the candidates and the voters. Candidates hear directly from voters on what issues are most important and voters gain the knowledge that is needed to inform our decisions when it comes time to vote.” 


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