Tukwila residents will have a chance to hear from the candidates running for mayor and the City Council at a Candidate Debate Thursday, Sept. 17.
The debate is at 6:30 p.m. at Tukwila Elementary School, 5939 S. 149th St. , Tukwila.
The moderator for the debate is Jonathan Joseph, a 2005 graduate of Foster High School.
Attending the debate are mayoral candidates De’Sean Quinn and Allan Ekberg; Charles Tyson and incumbent Kate Kruller for council Position 6, and Kathy Hougardy and Dennis Robertson, who are both running unopposed.
This is the first mayor’s race in eight years; Mayor Jim Haggerton is not seeking a third term.
Candidates will be asked standard questions and members of the audience can submit questions to the candidates prior to the debate.
The moderator will compile the questions and each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will ask the questions.