This week voters can hear from candidates who will face off in the Nov. 4 election for the U.S. House of Representatives and the Washington State Senate District 42.
The League of Women Voters of Bellingham and Whatcom County will host the second of its general election forums from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Bellingham Municipal Court, 2014 C St.
Doors open at 5:50 p.m. and audience members will need to pass through court security scanners.
Candidates scheduled to debate at the forum include District 1 incumbent U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Democrat, and her challenger Republican Pedro Celis; District 2 incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, a Democrat, and his challenger Republican B.J. Guillot, and 42nd District incumbent Sen. Doug Ericksen, a Republican, and his challenger Democrat Seth Fleetwood.
The forum will be broadcast live on the city’s public access channel, BTV10 (Comcast channel 10 in Bellingham), and at cob.org/services/education/btv10.
The League will host one more forum Oct. 23 featuring candidates for the state House of Representatives, Districts 40 and 42.