This month, Highlands Council hosted two virtual candidate forums for candidates running for Issaquah City Council (Position 5) and King County Council (District 3). Attendees heard live from candidates running off in the primary election to determine the top two candidates to advance to the general election in November. Ballots will start to arrive in mailboxes on July 16 for the August election primary. Watch recordings of the forums below to learn more about the candidates and their positions on important local issues.
Highlands Council has produced forums for candidates running in local and state-level races since 2017.
Forum: Issaquah City Council (Position 5)
Candidates: Russell Joe, Jason Voiss, Rose Zibrat
Recorded July 8, 2021
Forum: King County Council (District 3)
Candidates: Joe Cohen, Kathy Lambert, Sarah Perry
Recorded July 13, 2021
Lindsey Pinkston is the Highlands Council community program coordinator, and a Wisteria Park resident.