TEA Party to Host Meet-the-Candidates Event Tonight at Mid-Columbia Library
The public is invited to meet many of the candidates running for local and state offices tonight at 7 p.m. at the Mid-Columbia Library branch at 1620 S. Union Street in Kennewick.
Candidates expected to attend include:
- Lisa Douglas – Franklin County Fire District 3
- Rick Fehr – Kennewick Public Hospital District Pos. 5
- Wanda Briggs – Kennewick Public Hospital District Pos. 5
- Leo Bowman – Port of Kennewick Commission Pos. 2
- Winthrop Taylor – Benton County Fire District Commission Pos. 2
- Bob Parks, Gregory Jones, Matt Boehnke, and Don Britain – Kennewick City Counciil
- Melody Reed, Eric Kalia, Richland City Council
- Lloyd Becker, Ron Higgins, Heather Cleary, Richland School Board
- Dawn Adams, Kennewick School Board
- Steve Christensen, Pasco School Board
- Merle Johnson, Brent Gerry, Mayor of West Richland
- Sharon Brown, Washington State Senate, 8th District.
Ballots for August primaries will be going out soon and this meeting will give voters a chance to get information about the candidates.