In-person BI council candidates forum Oct. 8

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021 1:30am
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A Candidates Forum for Bainbridge Island City Council hopefuls will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the BI Senior Center.

Because of COVID-19 concerns, only 40 seats will be reserved for free, first to membership and then to the public.

All attendees must be vaccinated and masked.

The forum, co-sponsored by the Bainbridge Island Review newspaper, also will be live-streamed at and recorded and posted at

Bill Luria, senior center board president, will moderate and pose questions. Candidate answers will be limited by a timekeeper.

Attendees, both in the audience and possibly online, will be able to write out questions that also will be considered.

Council candidates invited include: Mayor Rasham Nassar vs. Clarence Moriwaki; Councilmember Joe Deets vs. Ron Peltier; Councilmember Brenda Fantroy Johnson vs. Chris Smith; and Jon Quitslund vs. Kent Scott.

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