Election forums: Meet Federal Way candidates in October

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The Federal Way Mirror publishes a print edition every Friday.
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The Mirror is hosting two public forums for candidates in the general election. Both forums will be held at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club, 3583 SW 320th St., Federal Way. Forums will be moderated by Dr. T.M. Sell, a professor at Highline Community College. Audience members will be able to ask the candidates questions.

• The first forum will run 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9. This forum includes: Mayoral candidates Skip Priest and Jim Ferrell; Kelly Maloney and Mark Koppang for city council pos. 2; Jeanne Burbidge and John Fairbanks for city council pos. 4; and Diana Noble-Gulliford and Martin Moore for city council pos. 6

• The second forum will run 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23. This forum includes:  Bill Gates and Jerry Galland for South King Fire and Rescue board pos. 1; Don Miller and Marie-Anne Harkness for Lakehaven Utility District pos. 2; Ed Barney and Geoffery McAnalloy for Federal Way School Board pos. 1; and Carol Gregory and Medgar Wells for school board pos. 4.

• General election ballots will be mailed Oct. 16. Deadline for voter registration is Oct. 28. The election is Nov. 5. To learn more, visit


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