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Tillamook County Decision 201


AAUW and Headlight Herald to host County Commissioner Forum

The Tillamook Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), in partnership with the Tillamook Headlight Herald, is hosting a County Commissioner Candidates Forum on March 30 at the Tillamook Bay Community College.

The political event will begin at 5:30 p.m. There will be a half-hour opportunity to mingle with the candidates, with the Forum kicking off at 6 p.m.

All six candidates will be present to answer tough questions from the community. The candidates include Commissioner Bill Baertlein and Belinda Williams for Position #1 and Mayor Stevie Burden, Mayor Shaena Peterson, Jennifer Purcell, and David Yamamoto for Position #2.An exciting addition to the forum will include the Headlight Herald streaming this forum to their website as it happens for those who can’t make it to the event.

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The candidates panel will be moderated by AAUW. Questions will be accepted from the audience in a written format.

This is a good opportunity to ask candidates about their positions on issues that matter to you. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Lisa (AAUW) at 503-801-4122 or Joe Warren (Headlight Herald) at 503-842-7535.

AAUW is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

The Headlight Herald has been Tillamook County’s main source for news since 1888.