Rotary Club of Kirkland and Chamber to host legislative candidate forum
October 5, 2012 · 5:16 PM
The Rotary Club of Kirkland and the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative candidate forum featuring all 45th and 48th District candidates vying for House seats in the Nov. 6 general election.
The event will run from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Woodmark Hotel, 1200 Carillon Point in Kirkland.
Candidates running for the 45th District include incumbent Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland) for Position 1, and Republican challenger Joel Hussey, of Redmond. For the Position 2 seat, incumbent Rep. Larry Springer (D-Kirkland) will face off against Republican challenger Jim Thatcher.
48th District candidates vying for Position 1 include incumbent Rep. Ross Hunter (D-Medina) and Republican challenger Bill Hirt, of Bellevue. Democrat Cyrus Habib, of Kirkland, and Republican Hank Myers, a current Redmond City Councilman, will vie for the Position 2 seat, vacated by Rep. Deb Eddy.
The forum is free and open to the public. Participants may also order dinner. For more information, visit www.kirklandrotary.org.