Lunell Haught, LWVWA President
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund and The Spokesman-Review are pleased to announce that voters across Washington State will be able to view important statewide forums in the next few weeks:
Candidates for the positions of Treasurer will face voters on Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. NWPB will air this debate live on KTNW-TV. The LWV Education Fund will stream the debate live on Facebook. The LWV of Benton-Franklin Counties is hosting this debate. Questions from the community are featured.
Candidates for the position of Secretary of State will record a debate that will be available for viewing on or about September 19. The LWV of Thurston County is hosting this debate. It will feature questions form the Thurston County area.
All voters are encouraged to submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org for these debates and are asked to include which position the question is for and what community they are from.
These debates will be available for later viewing at voters’ convenience. Visit LWVWA.org or The Spokesman-Review elections page. TVW will air the debates as part of its scheduled programming and will place them on its website for later streaming at voters’ convenience.
These positions are important to Washington State residents. Candidates elected to these offices will affect laws and policies that bear on our daily lives. The Spokesman-Review and the LWVWA are proud to assist voters in learning about the candidates who seek to represent them.
These debates are the first of several that The Spokesman-Review and the LWVWA Education Fund are planning. We want voters to have the information they need to cast an informed ballot. Please visit the LWVWA website to see the list of planned debates, how to watch them, and links to debate recordings.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.