2022 Virtual Candidate Forums

We are excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a series of Virtual Candidate Forums for the 2022 election season. Several of the events will be hosted by the Urban League of Portland, Transition Projects and other community groups such as the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Central City Concern, Human Solutions, Impact NW, Imagine Black, JOIN, Muslim Education Trust, NAYA Action Fund and NAYA Family Center, NextUp Action Fund, NW Pilot Project, and many more. The forums listed below will be live-streamed on the Urban League of Portland’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Each event will be moderated by a member of our community, there will be questions for each candidate centered around culture, health, economics, housing, and other current concerns.

Governor's Race Candidate Forum

With candidates Julian Bell, George L Carrillo, Tina Kotek, and Tobias Read

Moderated by Marcus Mundy, former President and CEO of the Urban League of Portland

2022 Candidate Forums

Marion-Polk County State Representative Race Candidate Forum

With candidates Jackie Leung (19th Rep), Kim Thatcher (13th Sen), and Deb Patterson (10th Sen)

Moderated by a Michael Alexander, Former President & CEO of the Urban League of Portland.

2022 Candidate Forums Marion-Polk County State Representative Race

District Attorney for Marion and Washington Counties Candidate Forum

With candidates Brian Decker (Washington) and Spencer Todd (Marion)

Moderated by Lamar Wise, AFSCME

2022 Candidate Forums District Attorney Race for Marion and Washington County

Portland City Commissioner Candidate Forum

With candidates Alanna McCreary (2), JoAnn Hardesty (3), and Rene Gonzalez (3)

Moderated by Joy Alise Davis, Imagine Black

2022 Candidate Forums Portland City Commissioner

Judges for Washington and Multnomah County Candidate Forum

With candidates Eric Dahlin (Multnomah), Patrick Henry (Multnomah), and Michelle Rini (Washington)

Moderated by Ceci Hinojos, PCUN

2022 Candidate Forums Judges for Washington and Multnomah County

Washington County Commissioner Candidate Forum

With candidates Jerry Willey (position 4), and Pam Treece (position 2)

Moderated by Elona Wilson, NextUp Action Fund

2022 Candidate Forums Washington County Commissioners

Washington County Chair Candidate Forum

With candidates Beach Pace and Kathryn Harrington

Moderated by a community member

2022 Candidate Forums Washington County Chair

Multnomah County Chair Candidate Forum

With candidates Jessica Vega Pederson, Lori Stegmann, and Sharon Meieran

Moderated by a community member

2022 Candidate Forums Multnomah County Chair