Kent Chamber of Commerce hosts primary forums July 13, Aug. 10

The Kent Chamber of Commerce is hosting two candidate forums, for the upcoming primary elections.

  • BY Wire Service
  • Monday, July 12, 2010 12:18pm
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The Kent Chamber of Commerce is hosting two candidate forums, for the upcoming primary elections.

Organized by the chamber’s Government Affairs Committee, the events take place noon to 2 p.m. July 13 and Aug. 10, and will cover the races of the 33rd and 47th districts. Both will take place at the Kent Centennial Building’s North/South Conference Room, 400 W. Gowe St.

The July 13 event covers the 47th District. Those races will include:

• State Senate Race – Sen. Claudia Kauffman, Joe Fain and Matthew Sas

• State House Race, Pos. 1 – Rep. Geoff Simpson, Nancy Wyatt, Mark Hargrove

• House Race, Pos. 2 – Rep. Pat Sullivan, Rodrigo Yanez

The Aug. 10 event is for the 33rd District, with the following races:

State Senate Race – Sen. Karen Keiser and Jack Michalek

State Representative Pos. 1 – Rep. Tina Orwall

State Representative, Pos. 2 – Rep. Dave Upthegrove

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