League of Women Voters candidate forums begin on Sept. 28 | 2017 Election

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BREMERTON — The League of Women Voters of Kitsap’s series of candidate forums begins Sept. 28 and continues through Oct. 11.

All told, the series will provide an opportunity for voters to get to know, and ask questions of candidates for 18 positions on the Nov. 7 general election ballot, including mayor of Bremerton, Bremerton City Council, Bremerton Port Commission, and Central Kitsap School Board.

The forums will be streamed and rebroadcast on BKAT (Bremerton Kitsap Access Television).

Additionally, on Sept. 27, the League will conduct 30-minute forums in the BKAT studio near the Kitsap County Fairgrounds for the following races:

  • Kitsap County Fire District 18 (Poulsbo Fire), Position 3.
  • Port of Illahee Commissioner District 2.
  • Port of Manchester Commissioner District 3.
  • West Sound Utility District Commissioner Position 2.
  • North Perry Water District Commissioner Position 3.
  • Kitsap County Sewer District (Bainbridge Island) Commissioner Position 2.
  • Silverdale Water District Commissioner Position 3.

Ballots will be mailed Oct. 18, according to the Kitsap County Auditor Elections Office, and must be postmarked or dropped into a ballot drop box by Nov. 7. For a list of ballot drop boxes, and for other election-related information, go to https://spf.kitsapgov.com/auditor/Pages/elections.aspx.

Here’s the candidate forums schedule.

Sept. 28, 6 p.m., Kitsap County Commissioners Chambers: South Kitsap School Board Position 3, Port Orchard City Council Position 6, Port Orchard City Council At-Large.

Oct. 3, 6 p.m., Norm Dicks Government Center: Bremerton City Council districts 1, 3 and 5; mayor of Bremerton.

Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., Poulsbo City Council Chambers: mayor of Poulsbo; North Kitsap School Board districts 1 and 3.

Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., Bainbridge City Council Chambers: Bainbridge City Council districts 3, 5 and 7.

Oct. 10, 6 p.m., Norm Dicks Government Center: Central Kitsap School Board District 5; Port of Bremerton Commissioner District 1.

Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m., Bainbridge City Council Chambers: Bainbridge Island School Board districts 2 and 5; Bainbridge Island Park and Recreation Commissioner District 5.