Voter forum video

To assist local voters, a primary candidate forum was held on Tues, July 17 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Colfax Branch of Whitman County Library. Sponsored by the Library, The Pullman League of Women Voters and The Whitman County Gazette, candidates vying for Commissioner #1 and Commissioner #2 in Whitman County took part.

If you missed the forum, a video can be viewed here.

Candidates who participated were Greg Partch, Republican; Art Swannack, Republican; and Bill Tensfeld, Republican running for Commissioner Position #1, and Pat O’Neill, Democrat and Dean Kinzer, Republican running for Commissioner Position #2.

Primary election ballots will be mailed on July 20. The two candidates with the highest votes will be on the ballot for the general election in November. For questions about the forum, please contact Diane Smerdon, Voter Services Chair for the Pullman League of Women Voters at 509-334-5413 or Kristie Kirkpatrick, Whitman County Library Director at 509-397-4366.


For a complete list of events and programs happening in all fourteen Whitman County Library branches, visit the Whitman County Library website or the library's events calendar or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.