Candidate forum to be held next week for District 5 supervisor

Staff Report

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The League of Women Voters of El Dorado County is hosting a District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates forum from 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21, at the South Lake Tahoe Recreational Center.

An informal meet and greet begins at 6 p.m. and the forum begins at 6:30. The forum will be live-streamed, recorded, and posted on YouTube.

The District 5 candidates include:

Kenny Curtzwiler, Contractor/Retired Military

Jeffrey Spencer, Transportation Planner

Brooke Laine, Small Business Owner

Tamara Wallace, Business Owner

Members of the public are invited to attend or to submit their questions. Questions for supervisors should be submitted by 5 p.m., Saturday, April 19. Questions can be submitted to

The forum will be conducted according to the guidelines of the League of Women Voters. All questions will be reviewed by the League, and similar questions may be combined.

As many questions as possible will be asked, depending on the number received and the time allotted. No personal questions or questions directed to one candidate will be asked during the forum. The moderator is Eileen Burke Trent, president of the LWV El Dorado County League of Women Voters.

“For over a century, the League of Women Voters has been promoting voter outreach, education, and transparency at all levels of government,” said Burke-Trent in a news release. “We are excited and very proud to host this forum allowing El Dorado County Voters to hear directly from the candidates and vote with confidence on Election Day.”

For more election information, view your ballot and find your polling place using the League’s nonpartisan online voter guide, Voter’s Edge.

The South Lake Tahoe Democratic Club and the El Dorado County Chambers of Commerce are supporting this forum.

The League of Women Voters of El Dorado County is a nonprofit membership organization that does not endorse or oppose candidates or political parties.

The South Lake Tahoe Recreational Center is located at 1180 Rufus Allen Boulevard.

For more information, visit or call Elizabeth Leslie at 916-842-7737 or email

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