Federal Way Mirror to host free candidate forum on Oct. 9

Hear from candidates running for seats on the Federal Way Public Schools Board and the Federal Way City Council.

The Federal Way Mirror is hosting a candidate forum from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club. This event is free and open to the public.

The Mirror has invited all of the candidates running for contested seats on the Federal Way Public Schools Board to attend. This includes incumbent Jennifer Jones and challenger Elizabeth Carlson for Pos. 2, and incumbent Luckisha Phillips and challenger Tenya Magruder for Pos. 3.

In addition, the forum will feature all six of the candidates running for contested seats on the Federal Way City Council. This includes incumbent Susan Honda and challenger Sharry Edwards for Pos. 3; incumbent Mark Koppang and challenger Jamila Taylor for Pos. 5; and Linda Kochmar and Tony Pagliocco for Pos. 7.

During the forum, voters will have the opportunity to hear opening and closing statements from each candidate, as well as hear candidates sound off on key issues facing the school district and city. Attendees will also have the opportunity to submit their questions during the event. The moderator will ask as many questions as time allows.

To submit your questions before the forum, please email them to editor@federalwaymirror.com.

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