Bellingham Human Services forum features 40th, 42nd district candidates

Area candidates will be asked tough questions about issues such as poverty, hunger and homelessness at the annual Human Services Candidates Forum Thursday, Oct. 16.

Doors will open around 5:15 p.m. for the 5:30 p.m. forum at the Bellingham Municipal Court building, 2014 C St. Guests likely will need to go through a security screening area.

The event is scheduled to feature:

42nd District State Senate: incumbent Doug Ericksen (R) and challenger Seth Fleetwood (D).

42nd District State House of Representatives, Position 1: incumbent Vincent Buys (R) and challenger Joy Monjure (D).

42nd District State House of Representatives, Position 2: candidates Satpal Sidhu (D) and Luanne Van Werven (R).

40th District State House of Representatives: incumbent Kristine Lytton (D) and challenger Daniel Miller (R).

The forum will be broadcast live on BTV10, Comcast Channel 10 in Bellingham.