Candidates in the three races for seats on the Clark County Council participated in a candidate forum Wednesday evening
Candidates in each of three Clark County Council races on the Aug. 2 primary election ballot participated in a candidate forum hosted by Rob Anderson and Reform Clark County and moderated by Clark County Today Editor Ken Vance.
All candidates were invited to participate in the event, which was held at the Black Pearl on the Columbia in Washougal. Six of the 10 candidates vying for the three seats on the council participated in the forum, offering statements of their candidacy to those in attendance. The candidates also answered questions and were given an opportunity to provide a rebuttal to the comments of their fellow candidate.
In the race for the District 1 seat, Doug Coop and Glen Yung participated. Candidate Hector Hinojosa was not in attendance. Michelle Belkot and Kim Hamlik were the District 2 candidates in attendance. Candidate Chartisha Roberts was not present. In the District 5 race, Don Benton and Dick Rylander participated and candidates Sue Marshall and Rick Torres were not in attendance.
For more information about the candidates, go to the 2022 Primary and Special Election Voters’ Pamphlet, which also has the campaign websites for each candidate.
Other candidates attended Wednesday’s event, offering those in attendance a chance to ask questions and gain information about their campaigns. Those candidates included Rey Reynolds (Clark County Sheriff), Hannah Joy (State Representative, 17th District, Position 1), Jeremy Baker (State Representative, 49th District, Position 2) and Heidi St. John (U.S. Representative, 3rd Congressional District).
To learn more about Reform Clark County, go to ReformClarkCounty.com.
Video and photos courtesy of Mike Schultz, Schultzphotography.com.
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