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Candidate Forums for upcoming elections

The calendar below will be inactive until city elections in the fall. 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.

Until forums for fall 2017 city elections are scheduled, this page will remain rather quiet.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
7 pm
Baker Library
509 South Street
Bow, NH 03304
Candidates forum for NH Senate district 16. SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE SENATOR FROM DISTRICT 16 to fill vacancy. Candidates are

Republican - David Boutin, Hooksett

Democratic - Kevin J. Cavanaugh, Manchester

Libertarian - Jason A. Dubrow, Dunbarton

Senate District 16 includes Bow, Candia, Dunbarton, Hooksett, Manchester wards 1, 2, & 12

Primary was 6/6/17. Special Election is July 25, 2017

Public is invited, will have an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates. Organized by League of Women Voters Greater Capital Area.

Click here for details of how the event will be run.

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.