Fern Prairie, WA — Lacamas Magazine and Clark County Today are hosting a LIVE GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 pm, which will be moderated by radio personality Scott Hogg.
The forum is organized by Clark County Republican Women and allows candidates the opportunity for opening and closing statements. Candidates will draw for order of opening and closing statements, and they will answer forum questions in alternating order. The moderator will allow 30 second rebuttals on a limited basis.
To view the LIVE GOP Candidate Forum feed, visit Lacamas Magazine on Facebook and join.
Here are the Forum topics:
- Question 1: Tax policy/state budget
- Question 2: Homeless crisis
- Question 3: Transportation, transit vs. lane miles
- Question 4: New bridges over Columbia River
- Question 5: Legislative priorities
- Question 6: Pandemic response
- Question 7: Civil unrest
- Two-minute closing statement by each candidate
Participating GOP Candidates
As a U.S. Army Soldier, Loren honed his leadership skills in the Drill Sergeant School which he then used to help turn civilians into soldiers. He was the Honor Graduate for his class of Combat Engineers and an Honor Graduate of the Non Commissioned Officers Academy for Leadership. CulpForGovernor.com
A fearless, battle-tested fighter, Tim passed 11 initiatives, saving taxpayers $43 Billion. He’s a conservative who wins despite millions in Democrat attacks. In 20+ years as a policy reformer, he has demonstrated the persistence needed to solve Washington’s big problems. tim4gov.com
Phil is currently the last Republican State Senator in King County and won reelection by almost 60%. He is a staunch supporter of the 2nd Amendment and has distinguished himself in the Senate with his “No Sanctuary for Criminals” legislation, Term Limits for Governor, and more. PhilForGov.org
Joshua’s experience as a leader in small business, local government, and helping those in need make him uniquely qualified to tackle the biggest challenges facing our state. He founded his real estate company with the vision of developing strong communities for families. FreedforGovernor.com
Dr. Garcia is a graduate from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and has been in practice for over 21 years. Dr. Garcia considers himself to be a protector. His interest and willingness to protect doesn’t stop at his immediate family, as he has a great love for Washington state and the people who live here.
Anton came here because his parents believed this country is an ideal place to achieve their dreams and make sure their kids could achieve theirs. A country where laws are followed, bureaucracy is nonexistent, people are safe and prosperous, and a chance to live the dream. AntonSakharov.com
Martin L. “Iceman” Wheeler will place the needs of the citizens of the State of Washington in front of the few. He has established transparency as a firefighter and as a way of life. Through his years of public service, he is dedicated to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all. WheelerForGov2020.com