'Candidates night' set at Grange
The public is invited to meet and ask questions of the 10 candidates running for State Legislature in the 1st and 45th districts at a gathering Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Sammamish Valley Grange Hall, 14654 148th Ave NE, just north of the Hollywood Hill Schoolhouse.
In the 1st district, Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe faces Republican challenger Ian Elliot; for Rep. Pos. 1, Rep. Tim Olsen is running against Democrat Al O'Brien; for Rep. Pos. 2, Republican incumbent Mike Sherstad faces Democrat challenger Judy J. Janes.
In the 45th district, Rep. Pos. 1 Republican incumbent Kathy Lambert faces Democrat challenger Trina Good; for Rep. Pos. 2, Republican incumbent Bill Backlund faces Democrat challenger Dave Asher.
Moderating the event will be Gino Giovacchinni, executive committee member of the Sammamish Valley Grange. Each candidate will take five minutes for a presentation, followed by questions from the floor.