• 2021 Political Forums

    The Salem Chamber of Commerce is organizing two forums for the upcoming local elections. Both forums are co-sponsored by the Salem News.   

  • Councilor - At - Large
    Hawthorne Hotel
    October 20, 6-7:30 pm

    Confirmed candidates for councilor-at-large are:
     Domingo Dominguez (i), Melissa Faulkner, Ty Hapworth (i), Stacia Kraft, Alice Merkl, Fred Norton, Conrad Prosniewksi (i), Juana Fernandez

  • Mayor
    Hawthorne Hotel
    October 26, 5 - 6:30 pm

    Confirmed candidates for mayor are:
    Steve Dibble and Kim Driscoll (i)

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  • Come & Meet the Candidates!

    Registration required. Forums are open to the general public. There will be limited reserved seating for chamber sponsors and press only.

    Forums will be moderated by David Olson, Editor-in-Chief of the Salem News. Both Forums will be broadcasted live on Salem Access TV’s Government Access Channel 22 and SATV’s Youtube Channel

    Due to the COVID pandemic and guidelines from Salem's Board of Health, the maximum number of attendees is set at 75, mask-up is mandatory, and pre-registration is required.

  • Presenting Sponsors


    Open Photo


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  • Underwriter Sponsors


  • Interested in Sponsoring?


    Underwriter - $250 for one event

    • Sponsorship fee includes:
      • 2 reserved seats
      • Podium mention
      • Featured logo (program, website, and social media)


    Presenting Sponsor - $500 for both events

    • Sponsorship fee includes:
      • 2 reserved seats at each event
      • Podium mention
      • Featured logo (program, website, and social media)


    If you would like to sponsor one or both forums, or you have any questions, please contact us at rinus@salem-chamber.org