Monday, October 10, 2016
By Evan Smith
Candidates for congressional, state and legislative positions will appear at a forum from 6 to 9pm Monday in Edmonds.
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce candidate forum is scheduled for the Edmonds City Council Chambers in the city's public safety complex, 250 5th Ave N in downtown Edmonds.
Doors open at 6pm to give candidates time to mingle with voters.
Candidates from the 32nd Legislative District who have said they would appear include Position 1 incumbent Democratic State Rep. Cindy Ryu and her Republican challenger Alvin Rutledge.
The 32nd District includes South Edmonds, the city of Lynnwood, part of Mountlake Terrace, Woodway and nearby unincorporated areas of Snohomish County, the city of Shoreline and part of northwest Seattle.
Democratic 7th Congressional District candidate Brady Piñero Walkinshaw has said that he will attend. Democratic opponent Pramila Jayapal has not committed to attending.
Republican U.S. Senate challenger Chris Vance says that he will attend the forum, while incumbent Democrat Patty Murray has not confirmed her attendance.
One candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Erin Jones, has said she would attend. Opponent Chris Reykdal has not committed.