All four Democratic candidates seeking to unseat Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in the 3rd Congressional District will appear in Longview at a challengers forum next week.
Challengers are Vancouver businessman David McDevitt; Vancouver-based Iraq war veteran Dorothy Gasque; Vancouver-based scientist and writer Peter Harrison; and Washington State University Vancouver professor Carolyn Long.
The event, hosted by the Lower Columbia Indivisible group, will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on March 14 inside Lower Columbia College’s Laufman Lecture Hall (HSB 101).
The format will feature predefined topics and use a lottery system to select audience members for questions.
Seating in the lecture hall is limited to 140 seats with overflow seating and a live video feed in the lobby. The event also will be livestreamed on Lower Columbia Indivisible’s Facebook page and posted to YouTube.
People interested in attending can RSVP on Facebook at: http://bit.ly/2D4G4nj.
Voting for Washington’s open top-two primary starts on July 20 and ends Aug. 7.