Candidate and Issue Forums


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Debates or forums for candidates for state-wide office are sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Maryland (LWVMD).  Such forums must conform to its policy governing debates.  Candidate forums for other offices are the responsibility of local Leagues, which establish their own criteria.   


Representatives to Congress

District 1 - June 10, 2018, 1:30pm - 4:45pm, both Republican and Democratic Primary candidates in back-to-back sessions - Cadby Hall at Chesapeake College, Routes 50 & 301, Wye Mills, MD 21679 - Contact: Nancy Smith, nismith@verizon.net; 410-708-5653 or 410-639-2739

District 6 (Primary Election) - June 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater - Sign up to attend.

District 6 (General Election) - October 11, 2018, 7:00 PM - Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater - Sign up to attend. 

 


Gubernatorial Election

Democratic Gubernatorial Forum - May 21, 2018 - 7:00-8:00pm - Tune on your local MPT channel or watch online here:

You can set a reminder now! Hosted by: LWVMD, Maryland Public Television, The Reginald Lewis Museum, WBAL AM and WBAL TV - Contact: Barbara Crain, bcrain@lwvmd.org


Maryland General Assembly

District 36 - June 5, 2018, 7:00-8:30 PM - Board of Education Building 202, Chesterfield Avenue, Centreville, MD - Contact: Mary Campbell lwvqac@gmail.com

District 40 - May 18, 2018, 7:00-9:00 PM Heritage United Church of Christ, 3110 Liberty Heights Ave Baltimore, MD 21215

District 41 - June 6, 7:00-9:00 PM - Edward A. Myerberg Center (co-host), 3101 Fallstaff Road, Baltimore, MD 21209 - Contact: Sally T. Grant, sallytgrant@gmail.com, 410-358-0192 OR 410-409-7775

District 43 - May 23, 7:00-9:00 PM - Immanuel Lutheran Church, 5701 Loch Raven Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21239

District 45 - June 6, 6:00 - 7:45 PM - Mt. Pleasant Church and Ministries, 6000 Radecke Ave., Baltimore 21206

District 46 - May 15, 5:30 - 7:30 PM Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224


County Offices

Baltimore County Executive, Republican Candidates - April 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - Stemmers Run Middle School - Contact: Betsy Sexton, esexton2009@gmail.com, 410-821-5014

Baltimore County Executive, Democratic Candidates - May 2, 2018, 7:00 PM - Stemmers Run Middle School - Contact: Betsy Sexton, esexton2009@gmail.com, 410-821-5014

Frederick County Council At-Large Candidates - June 12, 2018, Unity Church 5112 Pegasus Ct., Ste E, Frederick, MD 21703 - Contact: Sarah Matthews, sarahfkm@yahoo.com

Montgomery County Board of Education - April 23, 2018, 6:30 to 8:45 PM - Gaithersburg High School - Video of the forum can be seen HERE.

Montgomery County Executive - May 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - East County Community Recreation Center - Click here for more information.

Prince George's County Executive - March 10, 2018 - Video

Prince George's County Sheriffs Candidates Forum - April 26, 7:00-9:00 PM - St. Stephen Baptist Church

Queen Anne's County Commissioner (Republican Candidates) - June 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30PM - Board of Education Building 202, Chesterfield Avenue, Centreville, MD - Contact: Mary Campbell jimaryc@atlanticbb.net

Queen Anne's County Clerk of Court & Board of Education, District 2- Meet & Greet - June 7, 2018, 6:30-7:00pm - Board of Education Building 202, Chesterfield Avenue, Centreville, MD - Contact: Mary Campbell jimaryc@atlanticbb.net

St. Mary's County Primary Election Candidate Forum - May 21, 5:00-9:00 PM - Lexington Park Library. Streaming Here

Washington County Board of Education - Sept. 13,  7 PM - Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown - Sign up to attend.

Board of County Commissioners of Washington County - Sept. 13, 7:00 PM - Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown - Sign up to attend.


Municipal Offices

Town Council Candidates Forum St. Michaels -  May 2, 6-8pm - Christ Church Parish House (Etherton Hall) - 103 Willow Street, St. Michaels, MD. CONTACT: Hilary Gibson, Chair, Voter Services, League of Women Voters of the Mid-Shore, 443-646-3338 - LWVMS.MD@gmail.com 


Issue Forums

Anne Arundel "Protecting our Elections: Security of the Systems, Integrity of the Results" - May 15, 3:00- 4:30 PM - Room 107, CALT Building, Anne Arundel Community College. EVENT FLYER


Links to web streaming of forums among candidates for both state and local offices in the June 2018 primary election will be posted as they become available.