[SEATTLE/SPOKANE]—The League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund and The Spokesman-Review are pleased to announce the third debate for a statewide position: commissioner of public lands. This is the third in a series of six debates the League and The Spokesman-Review are sponsoring during the general election. Voters can hear directly from the commissioner for public lands candidates on Thursday, October 1, at 7 p.m. The Spokesman-Review will livestream the debate at The Spokesman Review: Northwest Passages-Live Events.
The League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund will livestream the debate on Facebook. Voters and media across the state are invited to watch the debate and learn the candidates’ views on issues critical to how Washington State’s public lands are managed.
This debate will be available for later viewing at voters’ convenience at both the LWVWA Debates and The Spokesman Review at The Spokesman Review: Northwest Passages-Videos. Also available for later viewing at these sites are debates for the state treasurer position and the secretary of state position.
The League of Women Voters wants voters to have the information they need to cast an informed ballot. Voters can find a League candidate guide online at VOTE411.orgor at LWVWA.org. Here they can also learn about additional debates, when to watch, and access debate video recordings as they become available. Additional debates include:
· Lieutenant governor
· Office of superintendent of public instruction
The League also reminds voters that now is the time to check their voter registration at VoteWA.gov. U.S. citizens can register to vote at this site as well.
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.