EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. He acted as Technical Director for this event, and was not involved in creating questions for candidates.

On Wednesday night, Sept. 22, 2021, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its virtual 2021 Public Officials & Candidates Night, featuring candidates running for elections in Tukwila, Des Moines, Burien, Normandy Park, SeaTac, the Port of Seattle, King County Council and King County Executive.

Seven out of eight Tukwila City Council candidates participated:

Council Position No. 1:

    • Tosh Sharp
    • Armen Papyan

Council Position No. 3:

    • Dennis Martinez
    • Thomas McLeod

Council Position No. 5:

    • Mohamed Abdi
    • (James Kerner was not present)

Council Position No. 7:

    • Jay Stark
    • De’Sean Quinn

Below is the edited video (for time, removing tech issues and long pauses, etc.), which runs 26-minutes, 13-seconds:

Below is full video of the entire Candidates Night event, edited for time (removal of tech issues, long pauses, etc.), with a running time of 2-hours, 30-minutes: