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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.   


Gubernatorial Debate

Sepember 24, 2018 - Candidates Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Ben Jealous (D) Hosted and broadcast by Maryland Public Television. VIDEOhttp://www.mpt.org/debate/

Representatives to Congress

District 1 - Link to Video - October 21, 2018 Hosted by LWV Kent County

Districts 2, 3, 7 & Howard County Board of Education, Register of Wills, Sheriff, State's Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court & U.S.September 20, 2018 Hosted by LWV Howard County.

District 6 -  Link to Video  October 11, 2018 Hosted by LWV Washington County & Frederick County and the Frederick County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 

 


Maryland General Assembly (State Senators & House of Delegates)

District 9 & 12 (State Senate) & Districts 9A, 9B, 12, & 13 (State Delegate) - Link to Video September 27, 2018  Hosted by LWV Howard County

District 29 State Senate (also St. Mary's County Commissioner President, County Commissioner District 1, Judge of the Orphan's Court, Sheriff) - October 2, 2018  Hosted by LWV St. Mary's County, Lexington Park Library & St. Mary's County Branch NAACP Unit #7025. 

District 27 & 29 State Senate and House of Delegates 27B & 27A - October 11, 2018 Also included presentation on Maryland ballot questions 1 and 2.  Hosted by LWV of Calvert County. Outreach Partners: Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth; Concerned Black Women of Calvert County; Kiwanis Club of Waldorf, Calvert Satellite; Let People Vote Southern Maryland; NAACP of Calvert County; Omega Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Sustainable Calvert Network; Tri-County (MD) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. 

Districts 29A, 29B, 29C House of Delegates (also for County Commissioner District 2, County Commissioner District 3, Clerk of the Circuit Court)October 16, 2018 Hosted by LWV St. Mary's County, Lexington Park Library & St. Mary's County Branch NAACP Unit #7025. Contact for more information: Katie Werner, katiew@dorseylaw.net

Districts 30 Senatorial & Delegate Candidates - Link to Video - October 10, 2018  Hosted by LWV Anne Arundel County & the American Association of University Women (AAUW). 

District 32 Senatorial & Delegate Candidates - Link to VideoOctober 17, 2018 Hosted by LWV Anne Arundel County & the American Association of University Women (AAUW).  Facebook Event Link

District 33 Senatorial & Delegate Candidates Forum - Link to VideoOctober 11, 2018  Hosted by LWV Anne Arundel County & American Association of University Women (AAUW). 

District 34 Senatorial & Delegate Candidates (also County Executive and Council President)October 15, 2018  Hosted by LWV Harford County

District 36 Senatorial & Delegate Candidates October 3, 2018  Hosted by LWV Queen Anne's Co., Kent Co., and Mid-Shore.

 


County Offices

Anne Arundel County Executive Environmental Forum - Link to VideoSeptember 17, 2018  Hosted by LWV Anne Arundel County, Chesapeake Bay Foundation & Anne Arundel Alliance for Livable Communities. 

Baltimore County Council District 1 September 26, 2018  Hosted by LWV Baltimore County

Baltimore County Council District 2  - October 3, 2018  Hosted by LWV Baltimore County

Baltimore County Council District 3 - October 9, 2018  Hosted by LWV Baltimore County

Baltimore County Council District 6 - October 2, 2018 Hosted by LWV Baltimore County

Baltimore County Council, District 7 - September 24, 2018  Hosted by LWV Baltimore County

Baltimore County Board of Education for Councilmanic District 4October 11, 2018  Hosted by LWV Baltimore County

Calvert County: Commissioners, Sheriff's Office, Register of Wills, Orphans' Court - October 4, 2018  Hosted by LWV Calvert County

Frederick County Board of Education - September 24, 2018  Hosted by LWV Frederick County & the  Frederick County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 

Frederick County Executive & Frederick County Council October 15, 2018  Hosted by the LWV Frederick County & the United Way of Frederick. 

Harford County: Executive and Council President (also District 34 Senate and Delegate Candidates) - October 15, 2018  Hosted by LWV Harford County

Howard County Executive, County Council Districts 1,2,4, & 5 - Link to Video September 26, 2018  Hosted by LWV Howard County

Howard County Board of Education, Register of Wills, Sheriff, State's Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court & U.S. Congressional Districts 2, 3, & 7 - September 20, 2018  Hosted by LWV Howard County

Kent County Commission (followed by meet/greet for Orphans Court Judges, Sheriff, Clerk of Court and Register of Wills candidates) - October 18, 2018  Hosted by LWV Kent County

Kent County School Board - October 22, 2018  Hosted by LWV Kent County

Kent County State's Attorney - October 15, 2018  Hosted by LWV Kent County

Montgomery County: Board of Education - Link to VideoSeptember 26, 2018  Hosted by LWV Montgomery County, MCCPTA, NAACP, & Identity, Inc. 

Queen Anne's County Commissioners October 15, 2018  Hosted by LWV Queen Anne's County

St. Mary's County: County Commissioner President, County Commissioner District 1, Judge of the Orphan's Court, Sheriff, State Senate, District 29 - October 2, 2018  Hosted by LWV St. Mary's County, Lexington Park Library & St. Mary's County Branch NAACP Unit #7025. 

St. Mary's County: County Commissioner District 2, County Commissioner District 3, Clerk of the Circuit Court & state House of Delegates Districts 29A, 29B, 29C  October 16, 2018  Hosted by LWV St. Mary's County, Lexington Park Library & St. Mary's County Branch NAACP Unit #7025. 

Talbot County Council - September 27, 2018  Hosted by LWV Mid-Shore & Chesapeake Bay Foundation. 

Washington County: Board of Education - Sept. 13, 2018 - Washington County LWV.

Washington County: Board of County Commissioners - Sept. 20, 2018 - Washington County LWV

Washington County: State's Attorney - October 16, 2018 - Washington County LWV

Wicomico County: County Council - Sept. 11, 2018 - Cosponsored by League of Women Voters of the MidShore, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Salisbury University Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, The Daily Times, and Wicomico Environmental Trust.


Municipal Races

North Beach, Town of - Mayor - October 16, 2018 Hosted by LWV Calvert CountyOutreach Partners: Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth; Concerned Black Women of Calvert County; Kiwanis Club of Waldorf, Calvert Satellite; Let People Vote Southern Maryland; NAACP of Calvert County; Omega Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Sustainable Calvert Network; Tri-County (MD) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. 


Local Ballot Question Forums

Baltimore City: Ballot Question ForumOctober 24, 6:30 PM – MICA Fred Lazarus IV Center, 131 W. North Avenue, 21201 – Cosponsored by League of Women Voters of Baltimore City, The Baltimore Intercollegiate Alliance, Maryland Working Families, Common Cause Maryland, Represent Maryland and venue-sponsor Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Facebook Event Link


Links to web streaming of forums among candidates for offices in the November 2018 general election will be posted as they become available.