The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County will present four election forums in October to help voters get information they need to cast their ballots for the November 6 Mid-term Election.
Primary Election Candidates running for five important local offices have been invited to participate in this event which is open to the public. A sandwich lunch will be available by donation
Join the League and the Bellingham Public Library on April 21 for an educational program, "Voting: The Heart of Democracy." Diana Bradrick, Whatcom County Chief Deputy Auditor, will discuss voting patterns in local, state, and federal elections; voting integrity in Whatcom County; and how to engage voters. We will also hear from Margaret Morales, Senior Research Associate at Sightline Institute, and the group FairVote Whatcom. Enter through the doors off the green at the back library (210 Central Avenue, Bellingham); doors open at 9:30 a.m., and the program begins at 10 a.m.
Our goal is to make all LWVBWC events and materials accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please inform info@LWVBellinghamWhatcom.com of any barriers you may encounter, and request modifications or accommodations that will make our activities and information accessible to you. We will do our best to accommodate all needs, but we cannot guarantee that accessibility will be available in every instance."
The 2018 LWVBWC Directory of Elected Officials, They Represent You (TRY), is now available. Find contact information for all your elected representatives, including state and federal elected officials as well as all local officials. The TRY also has information about voter registration deadlines and other resources to find out more about candidates, elections, and organizations.
You may view the recording of the October 23 Candidate forum held at Mt Baker High School here. The forum featured District 3 Candidates Rebecca Boonstra and Tyler Byrd and At-Large Candidates Barry Buchanan and Mary Kay Robinson. Mt Baker School District Candidates Nancy Workman and Kelly Zender also answered questions at the event. Thanks to Robert Clark and the Center for New Media for recording the forum.