The Grays Harbor League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum at the Bishop Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, September 6 and Friday, September 7, both at 7:00 p.m. Republican candidates scheduled to participate include Allan Shores, Wes Cormier and Steve Gale (Friday), and Rick Winsman (Thursday). The Bishop Center is located on the Grays Harbor College campus at 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen.
Forum will be co-
moderated by Dr. Pat Smith, President, League of Women Voters of Grays Harbor
and Dr. Ed Brewster, President, Grays Harbor College.
During the forum,
each candidate will be allowed a two minute introductory statement, followed by
three written questions from the audience, allowing for one minute
answers, followed by a one minute summation.
The initial question in each
contest will be offered by the League of Women Voters, and subsequent questions
will be chosen from written questions offered by members of the
Written questions from the audience will be chosen by League
Members, and will have a direct correlation to issues that are specific to the
Grays Harbor Community. If time allows, additional audience questions will be
Each candidate is allowed one stack of literature for display
at the Forum. The League asks that no candidate signs be displayed inside or around
the Bishop Center before, during or after the forum, in accordance with League
of Women Voters Standards and Practices and Washington State
The Candidate Forum will be filmed by North Beach Community TV and
Eagle TV and will be broadcast in active rotation on Channel 68 in the North
Beach, and Channel 23 throughout greater Grays Harbor until the evening before
the election. This event is sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Grays Harbor, North
Beach Community TV, Eagle TV, and Grays Harbor College.