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Release Date: 10/05/2017

Our Seattle: 2017 Candidates Forum at The Rainier Arts Center Oct. 15

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The Seattle Public Library invites the community to a live forum where attendees can get to know candidates for Seattle's mayor, city attorney and city council-at-large positions 8 and 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Rainier Arts Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., 206-725-7517.


Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome, however space is limited. Registration is not required. Doors open at 3 p.m. 


Interpretation will be provided in Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean. The event will be recorded by the Seattle Channel and livestreamed by Town Hall Seattle.


This round-table discussion (where both candidates respond to the same question) will be moderated by KCTS 9's broadcast journalist, Enrique Cerna. Candidates at this forum will include:


  • Mayor: Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon


  • City Attorney: Pete Holmes and Scott Lindsay


  • Council-At-Large Position 8: Jon Grant and Teresa Mosqueda


  • Council-At-Large Position 9: M. Lorena González and Pat Murakami  



This event is presented in partnership with the city of Seattle's Democracy Voucher Program, Municipal League of King County, Washington Bus, Rainier Beach Action Coalition and Town Hall Seattle.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask A Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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