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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 "president" 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
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
6:30 meet&greet; 7 pm forum
Town Hall (2nd floor)
Main St
Antrim, NH
Candidates forum NH House Hillsborough Districts 1 & 3. Sponsored by the Antrim/Bennington Lions Club. Public welcome. Bring written questions to be asked by the moderator, beginning at 7 pm.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:30 meet&greet; 7 pm forum
Town Hall (2nd floor)
Main St
Antrim, NH
Candidates forum NH House Hillsborough District 38. Sponsored by the Antrim/Bennington Lions Club. Public welcome. Bring written questions to be asked by the moderator, beginning at 7 pm.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:30 meet&greet; 7 pm forum
Town Hall (2nd floor)
Main St
Antrim, NH
Candidates forum NH Senate Districts 8. Sponsored by the Antrim/Bennington Lions Club. Public welcome. Bring written questions to be asked by the moderator, beginning at 7 pm.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
7:30 pm
Community Center
78 Norcross Cir
North Conway, NH 03860
Candidates forum for Mt Washington Valley. NH House, Carroll county districts 1, 2, and 7. Organized by the League of Women Voters NH, Mt. Washington Valley unit. Bring your questions for the candidates.

We hope that Valley Vision will tape the event for later showing.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
evening
Warner NH Candidates forum for NH House & Senate, Exec. Council. Details to be announced. Organized and moderated by League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
evening
Baker Library
Bow, NH
Candidates forum for Bow NH area (Merrimack Dist 7 and Senate Dist 16). Details to be announced. Sponsored by the Baker Library and the League of Women Voters NH.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6:30 meet&greet; 7 pm forum
Town Hall (2nd floor)
Main St
Antrim, NH
Candidates forum NH Executive Council District 5. Sponsored by the Antrim/Bennington Lions Club. Public welcome. Bring written questions to be asked by the moderator, beginning at 7 pm.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
12:30 to 2:30 pm
Gibson Center
14 Grove St.
North Conway, NH 03860
Candidates forum. All candidates whose names appear on the November ballot in Northern Carroll County are welcome to have 5 minutes to share their platforms or answer questions.

Organized by the Gibson Center for Senior Services.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7 pm
Jaffrey Civic Center
40 Main St
Jaffrey, NH 03452
Meet the candidates for NH House. Candidates from the following towns have been invited:

Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Harrisville, Jaffrey, Peterborough, Sharon, Temple, Rindge, Fitzwilliam

Organized by the League of Women Voters NH PeterboroughPlus unit.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
7 pm
Tracy Memorial Library
304 Main Street
New London, NH
Candidates forum for NH House & Senate, Exec. Council. Covering Newbury & New London. Organized by the League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area. [Not sponsored by the library.] Public welcome; bring your questions.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
check with town clerk
local polling places General election for county, state, and congressional seats. If you are not already registered, you may register on the day of the election.

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 is happy to work with you. We can advise you on protocols. We can also 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.