2022 Candidate Forum Series flier.

Clarion, KDLL 91.9 FM partner to hold local candidate forums

Forums will be held Mondays at the Soldotna Public Library

The Peninsula Clarion is teaming up with KDLL 91.9 FM and the Central Kenai Peninsula League of Women Voters to offer a new way for voters to get to know their local candidates.

KDLL and The Peninsula Clarion will hold live, in-person candidate forums Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m., Aug. 29 through Oct. 31, at the Joyce K. Carver Soldotna Public Library. That’s with the exception of the Sept. 6 forum, which is on a Tuesday.

For those unable to attend in person, forums will also be streamed live on KDLL 91.9 FM, at kdll.org and on The Peninsula Clarion’s Facebook page.

Races covered through this candidate forum series will include Kenai and Soldotna city councils, borough assembly, board of education and Kenai Peninsula State House and Senate seats. Candidates running for the assembly’s Nikiski seat will have their own forum on Sept. 26. The forum for other assembly candidates will be on Sept. 12.

Forums will be moderated by Sabine Poux, news director at KDLL, and by Ashlyn O’Hara, government and education reporter at The Peninsula Clarion.

Questions asked during candidate forums will come from The Peninsula Clarion and KDLL, as well as from members of the public who submit questions in advance. Questions can be emailed to info@kdll.org. More information about KDLL and The Peninsula Clarion’s 2022 Candidate Forum Series can be found online at kdll.org or at peninsulaclarion.com.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

Schedule:

Aug. 29 – Kenai City Council

Sept. 6 (Tuesday) – Soldotna City Council

Sept. 12 – Assembly (Soldotna, Central)

Sept. 19 – KPBSD Board of Education

Sept. 26 – Assembly (Nikiski)

Oct. 4 – Municipal Election Day

Oct. 10 – State House Districts 7 + 8

Oct. 17 – State Senate District D

Oct. 24 – State House District 6

Oct. 31 – State Senate District C

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