BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The Whatcom Tea Party is holding a candidate forum tomorrow night and everyone is welcome. Lynn Carpenter with the Whatcom Tea Party says 18 candidates will be at the forum. Doors open for the Wednesday event at Whatcom Community College’s Syre Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. The forum begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free, but donations are encouraged. KGMI will broadcast the entire forum live starting at six.