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Reminder: Legislative Candidate Forum is Monday

July 24th, 2010 by lwvkitsap

Local candidates for state Legislature will appear at a July 26 forum at the Norm Dicks Government Center in downtown Bremerton.
The following candidates have said they will participate in the forum sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Kitsap:
In the 23rd District race, incumbent Rep. Christine Rolfes, D-Poulsbo, and her Republican challengers, James Olsen and Aaron Winter.
In the 26tth District contest, incumbent Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, and Republican challenger Marty McClendon.
In the 35th District race, incumbent Rep. Fred Finn, D-Olympia, and Republican challenger, Linda Simpson.
For information call Ann Smith, 360-871-3993.
When: 6:15 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Norm Dicks Government Center,
345 6th St.
Bremerton
Free

‘Soldiers in Petticoats’ Celebrates the Suffragettes

LWV Kitsap will partner with Kitsap Regional Library for a party celebrating the centennial of women’s right to vote in Washington at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Poulsbo Library.
Actress and historian Tames Alan will present “Soldiers in Petticoats: The Struggle of the Suffragettes.” In 1867, the passing of the 14th amendment defined “citizen” as “male,” thus denying women the right to vote. Learn how American women adopted the militant tactics of their English sister suffragettes to earn the right to vote and regain citizenship in their own country. Discover how the suffragettes influenced child labor laws, the use and dispersal of birth control, the Temperance movement, the right of women to earn a college degree, and their relationship with the abolitionists.
When: 6:30 p.m., Aug. 24
Where: Poulsbo Library, 700 NE Lincoln Road
Free

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One Response to “Reminder: Legislative Candidate Forum is Monday”

  1. Colleen Smidt Says:

    Thanks League of Women’s voters for putting on the candidate forum. I was sorry to see that only one candidate (Derrick Kilmer) made it for the 26th which is my district. It was a great opportunity overall to hear from many of the candidates.