Washington senate candidates meet in luncheon debate

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 8:30am
  • News

Seattle CityClub and KIRO 7 will present a luncheon debate between Washington 45th legislative district candidates Manka Dhingra and Jinyoung Lee Englund on Oct. 10, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. at Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The debate will be livestreamed by KIRO 7. Dhingra and Englund are the final candidates in an election race that will determine the balance of power in Washington State’s Senate after finishing first and second in King County’s Aug. 1 primary.

“The 45th had the highest legislative district voter turnout in this year’s primary, and we are excited to partner with KIRO 7 to ensure voters get the opportunity to hear from the candidates before November’s election,” said Diane Douglas, Executive Director at Seattle CityClub in a press release.

Residents in Washington’s 45th legislative district, which includes Kirkland, Duvall, Woodinville and Sammamish, are encouraged to submit questions that may be asked by the moderators during the debate via Seattle CityClub’s question form.

The 45th District State Senate Luncheon Debate is sponsored by The Boeing Company and Microsoft.

Free tickets are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who register at seattlecityclub.org/calendar/

More in News

Lake Washington High’s baseball team after winning the 3A state title. Courtesy photo
Kirkland City Council to congratulate Kangs

During its June 18 meeting, Kirkland City Council will congratulate the Lake… Continue reading

June 4 city council meeting roundup

The Kirkland City Council met on June 4 and accomplished several actions for the month of June.

City to host Square Park Master Plan open house

The open house will take place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on June 20.

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.

Former soccer team owner faces rape charge in Kirkland case

King County prosecutors filed charge against Dion Earl.

Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo
City of Kirkland network restored | UPDATE

The network problem was caused by a broken strand of fiber.

E. coli levels keep Juanita Beach closed for days

It’s hard to know what’s causing the bacteria to thrive.

Victim of Kirkland homicide was ‘friend to everyone’

Community fundraising for funeral costs for father of three.

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing
No good solution to the plastics problem

Plastic is piling up everywhere from King County to ocean floors, and humans keep making more.

Most Read