Greater Grays Harbor Inc. to host Legislative District forums

  • Thu Sep 8th, 2016 11:33pm
  • News

Grays Harbor residents can have their voices heard by the candidates running for the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts at one of two legislative forums held this month.

Sue Kuehl Pederson faces off with incumbent Senator Dean Takko in the 19th Legislative District Forum Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Aberdeen High School auditorium. Attendees will also hear from candidates Teresa Purcell (D) and Jim Walsh (R), running for Representative Position 1, and incumbent Brian Blake (D) and Jimi O’Hagan (R), running for Representative Position 2.

The 24th Legislative District Forum will take place Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Little Theater at Hoquiam High School. Candidates running in the 24th Legislative District include Kevin Van de Wege and Danille Turissini for State Senate, Michael Chapman and George Vrable for Representative Position 1, and Steve Tharinger and John Alger for Representative Position 2.

The forums are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. both nights. The sessions get under way at 6:30 p.m. and wrap up by 9. KXRO will be live streaming the events for those unable to attend.

Questions for candidates in the 19th District can be submitted to

Questions for 24th District candidates should be submitted to

The general elections is Nov. 8. For additional information about the event, call (360) 532-1924.