Watch our candidate forums on ECTV – Oct. 22 and 24

Ellensburg City Council

Candidates for seat 6, Matt Anderson and Stacey Bankston Engel; and seat 7, Kristin Ashley and Tristen Lamb.

ECTV link Ellensburg City Council

Hospital District

Candidates for position 1, Liahna Armstrong and Terry Clark; and position 4, Roy Savoian and Jon Ward.

ECTV link Hospital District

Ellensburg School Board

Candidate for position 1, Meg Ludlum, and statement from Mark Manning, who withdrew his candidacy.

ECTV link School Board

Kittitas County Commissioner

Candidates for District 1, Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright.

ECTV link County Commissioner

Legislative District 13

Candidates for Legislative District 13, Steve Verhey and Alex Ybarra.

ECTV link LD 13

Many thanks to Ellensburg Public Library, our co-sponsor, to Jon Ward at ECTV, for his work on the video, and to Charli Sorenson, our moderator. Thanks also to our League volunteers, and to Rob Fraser, for the photography. Watch Facebook for the photo album, coming soon.

Watch our candidate forums on YouTube: Oct. 15 – 16

LWV Kittitas County on Tuesday, Oct. 15 held a candidate forum for County Commissioner, District 1, and Roslyn City Council, seats 1, 4, and 6.

Watch the county commissioner forum here. Candidates are Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright. Moderator is Charli Sorenson.

Following the commissioner candidates were candidates for Roslyn City Council. Candidates who attended were Jim Guerci, Jennifer BasterrecheaAtela, Cathy Cook, Tom Missel, and Doug Kilgore. Moderator was Charli Sorenson. Watch the Roslyn City Council forum here.

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, League held a second candidate forum for Roslyn Mayor, Water District 7, and Fire District 7. Charli Sorenson moderated this forum.

Candidates for Roslyn Mayor are Brent Hals (incumbent) and Doug Johnson; watch the video here. Candidates for Water District 7 are Mike Budschat and Roger Swansen; see video here.

Watch the Fire District 7 video here. Candidates are Russ Hobbs and Robert Cernick.

Coming soon: pictures of Oct. 15 and 16 forums.

Commissioner candidates debate; watch on ECTV2

Candidates for District 1 county commissioner spoke for about an hour Tuesday, July 23 at Ellensburg City Hall. Laci Harrison, Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright discussed a variety of issues before an audience of 72 at the forum sponsored by the Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters and the Ellensburg Public Library.

Moderator of the forum was Charli Sorenson.

The top two vote-getters at the Aug. 6 primary will go on to the general election in November.

Watch the forum at ECTV2 here.

Read the story at the Daily Record website here.

Find out more about the candidates and the primary at our Voter’s Guide.

League celebrates 50 years

Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters celebrated its 50th Anniversary April 27 at Hal Holmes Center, with about 60 in attendance.

A panel of accomplished women discussed subjects ranging from their first election to the strides women have made over the years. Speakers included Ann Murphy, president of the League of Women Voters of Washington; Laura Osiadacz, county commissioner; Nancy Lillquist, Ellensburg city council; Candace Hooper, Kittitas County superior court judge; and Katherine Murphy, secretary of the LWVWA board. KVLWV President Kathy Matlin welcomed the guests, and Gayl Curtiss moderated the discussion.

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