Lummi Island 2023 Candidates Forum

Lummi Island 2023 Candidates Forum

The Whatcom County 2023 General Election is fast approaching. Ballots will be in the mail before we know it.

LICA will be hosting a Candidates Forum at the Lummi Island Grange on Tuesday October 17th beginning at 6:30 PM.

Please save this date on your calendar and plan to attend this important event either in person at the Grange or via Zoom.

This will be a unique opportunity for islanders to meet and hear both candidates for five important Whatcom County races, state their positions and answer preselected questions submitted by islanders for each race.

Click HERE to RSVP to attend in person or to obtain a Zoom Link.

Suggested Candidate Questions for each race may be submitted on line – CLICK HERE

Paper Question forms and submission boxes will also be at the Islander and the Library. Deadline for submitting questions is Sept 30.

  • Featured Candidates include Dan Purdy and Satpal Sidhu in the Whatcom County Executive race. 
  • Jackie Dexter and Ben Elenbaas are seeking to represent us as the District 5 County Council Representative (Lummi Island is in this district)
  • Hannah Ordos and Jon Scanlon are looking to represent all county citizens as a Council Member at large. 
  • Whatcom County Sheriff Candidates Doug Chadwick and Donnell “Tank” Tanksley will help us decide on who should be the next Sheriff. 
  • Finally, Bob Auld and Joan Moye will ask for our vote to serve as one of Lummi Island’s three elected Fire Commissioners.

Updated: 2023/09/04 @ 11:17 pm Tark Henderson

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