Chamber sets candidate forum Oct. 13


The Washington Chamber of Commerce will hold a candidate forum Tuesday, Oct. 13, 5-7 p.m. in the Central Park bandshell in downtown Washington.

The forum will feature candidates for the county Board of Supervisors and other area legislative posts.

The event will follow a question-and-answer format for the candidates with prepared questions and questions from the audience.

The following candidates will be in attendance:

Board of Supervisors

Incumbent Stan Stoops (R) and Lorraine Williams (D)

District 78  (House)

Incumbent Jared Klein (R) and Kimberly Davis (D)

District 84  (House)

Incumbent Joe Mitchell (R) and Jeff Fager (D)

District 42 (Senate)

Incumbent Rich Talyor (D) and Jeff Reichman (R)

Additionally, incumbent supervisors Jack Seward, Jr. and Bob Yoder, auditor Dan Widmer and county sheriff Jared Schneider, all running unopposed, will speak briefly at the start of the program.

Michelle Redlinger, Chamber Executive Director and chairman of the Chamber’s Government Relations Committee will serve as moderator.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or other seating arrangement.

In case of inclement weather, the forum will be held at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 E. Main Street, with a limited capacity of 50 people. Masks will be required.

The event will also be live-streamed at


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