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Ocean Candidates Forum 2018

The coast of Central California has always played a critical role in both the science and policy of ocean management across the state and the nation.

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The nonpartisan Ocean Candidates Forum 2018 provides an unprecedented opportunity for interested stakeholders to see how candidates seeking to represent them in Washington D.C. and Sacramento handle challenging questions of marine science and policy. We will host this event the evening of Thursday October 25, 2018, 7:00-9:00 pm. at the CSUMB World Theater. A public reception will be held from 6:00-7:00 pm. Contact us at

Please join our discussion with Congressman Jimmy Panetta, California State Controller Betty Yee, California State Assemblymember Mark Stone, and Independent Party Candidate for US House California District 20, Mr. Ronald Kabat.

The event is sponsored by the James W. Rote Distinguished Professorship in Marine Science and Policy

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Marine Science

(831) 582-4665
Forest Hall