The League invites the public to attend two primary election events to learn about candidates appearing on the 2019 primary ballot. Both events will be held at Syre Auditorium, Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Rd, Bellingham.
Tuesday July 16, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm we will host the City of Ferndale and City of Bellingham Mayoral candidates.
Saturday July 20, 2019 - 9:30 to 2:30 pm we will host candidates for the following races:
40th Legislative District Senate
Whatcom County Council District 4
Whatcom County Council District 5
Whatcom County At-Large, Position B
Whatcom County Executive
On July 20 there will be an opportunity for attendees to engage informally with the candidates during the lunch break.
All candidates who appear on the primary ballot for these races have been invited, and will participate in a moderated debate,. Attendees may submit their own questions for the candidates.
In Washington State primaries the top two candidates, regardless of party affiliation will advance to the General Election and voters do not need to declare their political party to vote in the Primary Election. Primary Election Day is August 6, 2019.