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2021 Elections

2021 Primary Election Candidate Forums

The Primary election is August 3. See candidates address the issues; compare and contrast before you vote.

Clover Park School Board, Districts 3 & 4 Thursday, July 29, 5:30 - 7:00 pm Register at

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The public may also review candidate responses to pre-prepared questions and compare them at This online voters' pamphlet provides different information from the regular voters pamphlets produced by the Secretary of State and Auditor's Office.

Video Recordings of 2021 Primary Candidate Forums

TV Tacoma Candidate Forums can be viewed as follows:

Tacoma Mayor:

Tacoma City Council District 2:

Tacoma City Council District 4:

Tacoma City Council District 5:

Tacoma City Council at-Large Position 6:

Tacoma School District #10; Positions 2, 3, 4 & 5:

Port of Tacoma Commissioner Position 1:

Port of Tacoma Commissioner Position 2:

Port of Tacoma Commissioner Position 4:

Metro Parks Tacoma Commissioner Position 3:

Tacoma Civil Service Commission Position 1:

Other Candidate Forums can be viewed as follows:

DuPont City Council, Positions 3 & 7, recorded July 12, 2021:

Gig Harbor City Council, Position 2, recorded July 14, 2021:

Lakewood City Council, Positions 2 & 3, recorded July 15, 2021:

Puyallup City Council, District 2, Position 2, recorded July 19, 2021:

University Place School Board, Position 1, recorded July 20, 2021:

Steilacoom Town Council, Position 2, recorded July 21, 2021:

Puyallup School Board Positions 1 & 4, recorded July 22, 2021:

Edgewood City Council Position 3, recorded July 22, 2021:

Key Peninsula Metropolitan Parks Board, Position 2, recorded July 28, 2021:

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