The League of Women Voters of Benton and Franklin Counties will be offering virtual candidate forums for Tri-City area city council and school board director positions that will be on the Aug. 3 primary ballot.
Featured races will be those that have three or more candidates. They will be broadcast on PBS’s KTNW Channel 31 (Digital: 22) at 7 p.m. and repeated at midnight on the following dates:
- July 12: Richland races for City Council Positions 1 and 2, and School Board Director 1.
- July 13: Pasco races for City Council Position 3 and School Board Director 5.
- July 14: Kennewick races for City Council Positions 1, 3, and 4.
- July 15: Benton City race for City Council Position 3 and Kennewick School Board Directors 1 & 2.
Moderators will be Tracci Dial, news anchor from KNDU, on July 12 and 13 and Matt Loveless from Murrow College of Communication-WSU Pullman on July 14 and 15.
The forums also will be available until Aug. 3 on YouTube and the following websites:
- www.lwv-bf.org and
also on PSC-TV Channel 191in Pasco and CityView TV 192 in Richland, both on Spectrum Cable.
Ballots for the election will be mailed on July 16, and the deadline for online voter registration is July 26 and Aug. 3 for in-person registration. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org