Candidate Forums

The 2018 General Election is on Tuesday, November 6.  The offices below have candidates running for County, State and Federal Offices.

LWVTC sponsored a General Election Candidate Forum for the positions in Bold.  The forum was held and filmed at Thurston Community Media.  The forum is now available for viewing by clicking on the view links associated with the specific race.

Thurston County

Assessor: The incumbent, Steven J. Drew, a Democrat is unopposed

Auditor:  The incumbent, Mary Hall, a Democrat, will face Stuart T. Holmes, an independent. view link

Clerk:  The incumbent, Linda Enlow, a Democrat is running unopposed.

Coroner: Incumbent, Gary Warnock, a Democrat is running unopposed.

Commissioner District No. 3:  The incumbent Bud Blake, an Independent, will face Tye Menser, a Democrat. view link

Prosecuting Attorney: The incumbent, Jon Tunheim, a Democrat, will face Victor M. Minjares, also a Democrat.  view link.

 Sheriff: The incumbent, John Stanza, an independent is running unopposed.

Treasurer: The incumbent, Jeff Gadman a Democrat is running unopposed.

District Court, Position 1: Incumbent Judge Kalo Wilcok is running unopposed for the nonpartisan seat.

District Court, Position 2: Incumbent Judge Sam Meyer is running unopposed for the nonpartisan seat.

District Court, Position 3: Incumbent Judge Brett Buckley is running unopposed for the nonpartisan seat.

Public Utility District, No 1: The Incumbent Linda Oosterman will face Andrew Saturn for the nonpartisan seat.

 

Legislative Districts

District No. 2: The Incumbents, J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis, both Republicans, are seeking re-election. Wilcox is running unopposed. Anneliese M. Feld, a Democrat, will challenge Barkis for his Position 1 seat.

District No. 20: The Incumbents, Richard DeBolt and Ed Orcutt, both Republicans, are seeking re-election. John Thompson, a Democrat, will challenge DeBolt. Brennan Bailey, a Democrat, will challenge Orcutt. 

District No. 22: Position 1:  C Davis, an independent, will challenge Laurie Dolan, a Democrat. view link

District No. 22: Position 2:  Allen Acosta, a Libertarian, will challenge Beth Doglio, a Democrat.

District No. 35: Incumbent Senator Tim Sheldon, a Democrat is challenged by Irene Bowling, a Democrat; Incumbent Representative Dan Griffey, a Republican is being challenged by James Thomas, a Democrat.  Incumbent Drew MacEwen, a Republican is being challenged by David Daggett a Democrat.

Court of Appeals

Division 2, Position 2: Rebecca Glasgow is running unopposed for the nonpartisan seat.

Supreme Court

Position 2: Incumbent Susan Owens is unopposed.

Position 8: Incumbent Steve Gonzalez is being challenged by Nathan Choi for the nonpartisan seat.

Position 9: Incumbent Sheryl G. McCloud is unopposed

Congress

3rd District: Incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler, a Republican, is being challenged by Carolyn Long, a Democrat.

10th District: Incumbent Denny Heck, a Democrat, is being challenged by Joseph Bumbles, a Republican.

U.S. Senate: Incumbent Maria Cantwell, a Democrat, is being challenged by Susan Hutchison, a Republican.

 

 

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