Washington Chamber plans candidate forum Oct. 13

WASHINGTON – The Washington Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum at the bandshell in Central Park on Oct. 13.

The forum will be held for both the Washington County Board of Supervisors race and area legislative races. All candidates on the ballot have been invited. All have indicated they will attend.

The event will take place at 5 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place at the United Presbyterian Church.

The majority of the forum will be a question and answer format for candidates in contested races. Candidates running unopposed will have an opportunity to make a brief statement at the beginning of the forum.

Questions from the audience may be asked. Questions in advance can be sent to

If the event is held at the United Presbyterian Church, the capacity will be limited to the first 50 people. Masks will be required.