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UWT schedules Tacoma City Council candidate forum

Post by Kim Bradford on Sep. 23, 2011 at 1:48 pm |
September 26, 2011 4:28 pm

The University of Washington Tacoma is sponsoring a roundtable discussion among Tacoma City Council candidates.

The event, which will be moderated by the League of Women Voters, is Oct. 13 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Carwein Auditorium in the Keystone Building.

Katie Baird, an associate professor of economics who writes a column for The News Tribune’s opinion page (I hear she has a column coming Sunday on lessons from the Tacoma teacher strike), is organizing the council forum. She said Friday these candidates have confirmed their appearance: Karen Smitherman, Anders Ibsen, Lauren Walker, Ryan Mello and David Boe.

UPDATE 9/26: Baird says Mike Hardy is now also confirmed.

The discussion is open to the public, and the audience will have a chance to pose questions of the candidates.

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