Tacoma Urbanist

Oct. 13, 2008 at 11:05am

Attend Candidate Showdown Tonight in Northend

Tacoma Political Media Coverage

Tacoma's independent media such as the Tacoma Sun, Melon, Exit 133 and the Tacoma Daily Index are performing great service to Tacomans this year with in depth interviews of candidates. Tonight offers a chance for the candidates to go head to head in an open forum to the public. Everyone is invited.


North End Neighborhood Council's Annual Candidates’ Forum

Monday, Oct., 13, 6 p.m.

University of Puget Sound’s Trimble Hall, in the Forum Room, North 14th and North Lawrence across from UPS Student Center rotunda

Candidates invited include those in the races for:

State Attorney General
State Treasurer
27th District Representative, Pos. 1 & 2
27th District Senate
Pierce County Executive
Pierce County Council Pos. 4
Pierce County Assessor/Treasurer
Pierce County Sheriff

Other candidates may be announced at the Forum.

Additional candidate information:

Tacoma Sun Interviews

Pierce County Executive

Q&A with Calvin Goings

Q&A with Mike Lonergan

(Note: Mike Lonergan stated that he had a computer malfunction so his answers could not be posted.  Here is a flickr shot of a portion of the extensive written responses.  Bunny and McCarthy did not provide responses to the Sun.)

Pierce County Council

Q&A with Tim Farrell

Q&A with Ken Paulson


Melon Media Coverage

Calvin Goings on the Melon

Mike Lonergan on the Melon

(Did not find any interviews of Bunny or McCarthy in the Melon)

Also see the extensive interviews in:

Tacoma Daily Index

Exit 133 Election Coverage

comments [2]  |  posted under tacoma


by Erik on 10/13/2008 @ 11:40am
I wonder if one of the state treasurer candidates will appear.

Here's Jim McIntire:

by Erik on 10/13/2008 @ 9:04pm
Tonight's forum went pretty well. Exit 133's own Whitney Rhodes sat in the front and took a slew of pictures. We will have to wait for them.

Here are mine:

Unfortunately, I could not take any pictures of the speakers as I ended up moderating the event.