Solvang Candidate Meet & Greet

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 03:21 PM — 03:21 PM

Solvang Candidate Meet & Greet

Thursday October 11

4 to 6 pm

Elverhøj Museum of History and Art


Voters are invited to meet and talk with the Solvang City Council candidates. This informal event is an opportunity to get to know the contenders, have one-on-one discussion and ask questions on community issues facing Solvang.


The November election has a field of 10 candidates vying for positions on the Solvang City Council that include mayor and three Council seats. Longtime Solvang Mayor Jim Richardson is being challenged for his seat by Councilman Ryan Toussaint. In the Council race, appointed incumbent Karen M. Waite is being challenged by Edwin H. Skytt, a former council member, for a two-year term.

Two four-year terms are also up for election, but only one incumbent — Joan Jamieson — is seeking re-election, as Neill Zimmerman chose not to run. Jamieson is being challenged by Robert Clarke, Niels “Chris” Djernaes and Denise El Amin and Kim K. Jensen. Kenny “Esko” Lama NewYork is also on the ballot although he announced his withdrawal during the Candidate Forum held on October 4.


This event is hosted by Solvang Chamber of Commerce and Elverhoj Museum of History and Art. Refreshments will be served.


Elverhoj Museum is located at 1624 Elverhoy Way in Solvang.


For more information, phone the Chamber at (805) 688-0701.



Elverhjo Museum of History Art 1624 Elverhjo Way Solvang

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