Candidate Forum: House District 17 (Orland, Bucksport, Penobscot, and Vernona Islands)

Hosted On Zoom
Thursday, October 6, 2022
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Featuring candidates Sherman Hutchins (R) and Ronald Russell (D). There will be an opportunity for audience members to submit their own questions using the Zoom Q&A function to be presented by the moderator. Register below in order to participate in the Q&A portion of the event. People may also submit questions in advance to Please put District 17 in the subject line.

The forum will live stream on Facebook at

The forum will be moderated by Chris Crockett, publisher of the Ellsworth American. This event is sponsored by the Ellsworth American and the League of Women Voters Downeast. 

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League does not endorse any political party or candidate for elective office.