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Candidate Forums/Debates

Candidate Forums for upcoming elections

The calendar lists the candidate forums and debates about which we have information. Events listed here are NOT all sponsored or moderated by the League of Women Voters. When we know who is moderating or hosting, we list the organization. --Organizations hosting forums are encouraged to send us details for posting via "membership" on our Contacts page.

Upcoming local and state general election dates are also posted here. Special elections are posted on our Calendar page.

Forums/debates/candidate information

If you have information about an upcoming candidate forum in NH, please send the information for posting via email to the League president on our Contact Us page.
Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, March 1, 2018
7 pm
Warner Town Hall
Main St
Warner, NH
Candidates forum -- Warner. Candidates for contested town offices will participate in this forum. Public Q & A will follow opening remarks by the candidates. Organized and moderated by League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Rollinsford Public Library Meet the Candidates -- Rollinsford. The Rollinsford Public Library's 8th Annual Meet-the-Candidates Evening

This event is both an opportunity to meet the candidates and hear what they have to offer our community as well as an opportunity for candidates to meet the voters before the election on Tuesday, March 13th.

Refreshments will be served!

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
7 pm
Newbury Town Offices
Meeting Room
Rte. 103
Candidates forum -- Newbury. Candidates for contested town offices will participate in this forum. Public Q & A will follow opening remarks by the candidates. Organized and moderated by League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
7 pm
Sunapee Methodist Church Candidates forum -- Sunapee. Candidates for town and schoolboard seats will give brief introductions, followed by Q&A with the audience. Doors open at 6:30 for mingling informally with the candidates. Organized by Project Sunapee.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 pm
cafeteria
Josiah Bartlett Elementary School
Bartlett, NH
Candidates forum -- Bartlett. The 8th annual Candidates Forum for the Town of Bartlett local election. The candidates in contested races will each make an opening statement followed by a Q & A. The contested races are for Select Board and School Committee. All non-contested candidates are welcome to speak and encouraged to come and meet their constituents.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
7-9 pm
Tracy Library
New London, NH 03257
Candidates forum -- New London. Candidates for contested budget committee and town clerk positions will participate in this forum. Public Q & A will follow opening remarks by the candidates. Organized and moderated by League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area.

Training or Assistance Offered for Candidate Forum Organizers

If your civic club or organization is interested in organizing a candidates forum in your community, the League of Women Voters New Hampshire will work with you and supply a moderator, if requested. With years of forum experience in our background, we have prepared a manual to make it easy for any civic group to organize and to run a forum. We offer a free training, or if you have some experience and just want advice on a point or two, feel free to contact us. Email the League president via our Contact Us page.