Candidate Forums and Events

Cowlitz County Elections does not host any candidate forums or own the rights to any of the candidate forum videos.  We post them on our Facebook page and website when we receive them, as a courtesy to the voters of Cowlitz County.


The below virtual candidate forums will be available on KLTV Channel 29 on cable or streaming at kltv.org.

  • Cowlitz County Commissioner, District 1:  Rosemary Siipola, Arne Mortensen, and Will Finn: view recorded forum.
  • Cowlitz County Commissioner, District 2: Kurt Anagnostou, Jack Hansen, and Dennis Weber: view recorded forum.
  • State Senator, Legislative District 19: Wes Cormier, Jeff Wilson, and Dean Takko: view recorded forum.
  • State Representative Position 1, Legislative District 19: Jim Walsh, Marianna Everson, and Clint Bryson: view recorded forum.
  • State Representative Position 1, Legislative District 20: Timothy Zahn, Kurtis Engle, and Brian Lange: view recorded forum.
    (Peter Abbarno declined.)