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2018 Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters Minnesota is proud to continue our 99-year history of educating the public about candidates running for public office. Through our moderated candidate forums, the general public can get nonpartisan candidate information and pose questions to the candidates. All candidate forums are free and open to the general public.

Calendar

Click HERE for our statewide calendar to learn about forums and civic education events in your community.

Forums

Miss a forum? Many forums are covered by local press or are available in full through digital media. This page will continue to update as the election progresses, so please check back regularly.

Video Coverage/Tapings
LWV Bloomington - State House of Representatives 49B, 50A and 50B
LWV Brainerd Lakes Area - School District 181
LWV Brainerd Lakes Area - Brainerd City Council
LWV Brainerd Lakes Area - Crow Wing County Sheriff and County Commissioner
LWV Brainerd Lakes Area - Pequot Lakes Mayor and City Council
LWV Brainerd Lakes Area - 8th Congressional District
LWV Brooklyn Park, Osseo, Maple Grove - See complete listing on website
LWV Champlin - Mayoral Candidate Forum, City Council Wards 1 & 2
LWV Champlin - MN House District 36A
LWV Chisago County - North Branch Mayor and City Council
LWV Chisago County - School District 138
LWV Chisago County - Chisago County Commissioner - Sheriff - District Attorney - Auditor/Treasurer
LWV Chisago County - State House of Representatives 32A & 32B
LWV Crystal, New Hope, East Plymouth - School District 281
LWV Dakota County - See complete listing on their website
LWV Eastern Carver County - School District 110
LWV Eastern Carver County - Waconia City Council
LWV Eastern Carver County - Carver County Commissioner District 4
LWV Eastern Carver County - Carver County Sheriff
LWV Eastern Carver County - Legislative Districts 47A & 47B
LWV Eastern Carver County - Chanhassen Mayor and City Council
LWV Eastern Carver County - Carver Mayor and City Council
LWV Eastern Carver County - Victoria City Council (starts around 6:55 minutes in)
LWV Edina - Edina City Council
LWV Golden Valley - Hennepin County Commissioner District 2
LWV Golden Valley - Hennepin County Sheriff
LWV Golden Valley - Supreme Court and Appeals Court Judges
LWV Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins - MN House District 48A & 48B
LWV Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins - Eden Prairie Mayor and City Council
LWV Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins - Eden Prairie School Board
LWV New Ulm - MN House District 16B
LWV Northfield, Cannon Falls - See videos on their website
LWV Park Rapids - Hubbard County Sheriff
LWV Park Rapids - MN House District 2A & 2B
LWV Park Rapids - Hubbard County Commissioner District 1 & 3
LWV Park Rapids - Park Rapids Mayor
LWV Red River Valley - Clay County Commissioner and Sheriff
LWV Rochester - See complete listing under "Candidate Forum" heading
LWV Roseville - Maplewood Mayor and City Council
LWV Roseville - MN House District 43B
LWV Roseville - MN House District 66A
LWV Roseville - Roseville Mayor and City Council
LWV Roseville - Little Canada Mayor and City Council
LWV Roseville - School District 622
LWV St. Paul - St. Paul 4th Ward City Council
LWV St. Peter - Nicollet County Attorney
LWV St. Peter - Nicollet County Commissioners
LWV St. Peter - North Mankato Mayor and City Council
LWV St. Peter - House District 19A
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - State Representative 44A
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - State Representative 44B
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Wayzata City Council
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - MN House District 33A
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Medina Mayor
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Plymouth Mayor and At Large City Council
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Plymouth Wards 2 & 4 City Council
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Minnetrista City Council
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Corcoran Mayor Part 1 | Corcoran Mayor Part 2
LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area - Corcoran City Council Part 1 | Corcoran City Council Part 2
LWV White Bear Lake Area - MN House District 42A & 42B
LWV White Bear Lake Area - North Oaks Mayor and City Council
LWV White Bear Lake Area - Shoreview Mayor and City Council
LWV White Bear Lake Area - School District 832
LWV White Bear Lake Area - MN House District 43A
LWV White Bear Lake Area - School District 834
LWV White Bear Lake Area - MN House District 39B Part 1 | MN House District 39B Part 2
LWV White Bear Lake Area - Washington County Sheriff
LWV Willmar Area - Willmar Mayor and City Council
LWV Winona - Winona County Board Districts 1, 2 & 5
LWV Winona - Winona At Large City Council and Wards 2 & 4
LWV Winona - MN House Districts 21B & 28A
LWV Winona - Winona Area Public Schools
LWV Woodbury, Cottage Grove - Washington County Commissioner Districts 2 & 4
LWV Woodbury, Cottage Grove - Cottage Grove & Newport City Councils
LWV Woodbury, Cottage Grove - MN House Districts 54A & 54B
LWV Woodbury, Cottage Grove - MN House Districts 53A & 53B
LWV Woodbury, Cottage Grove - Woodbury Mayor & Woodbury City Hall

Press Coverage/Articles
LWV Alexandria - District 8B candidates state their case
LWV Brainerd Area - Crow Wing County: Commissioner candidates court undecided voters
LWV Dakota County - League of Women voters working to educate, register voters
LWV Detroit Lakes Area - MN House 2B and 4B
LWV Eastern Carver County - Candidates provide wide cross-section of choices
LWV New Brighton - 41A and 41B candidates answer audience questions at forum
LWV New Ulm - Brown County Sheriff 
LWV New Ulm - Kimmel, Torkelson to face off in House 16B forum
LWV New Ulm - House District 16B
LWV Park Rapids - State rep. candidates tackle a variety of issues
LWV Richfield - MN House 50A and 63B Forum
LWV Rochester - Rochester City Council
LWV Rochester - Quam's mic grab creates a commotion
LWV Rochester - House District 25A
LWV Rochester - House District 25B
LWV St. Cloud Area - Candidates for state representative share their views
LWV St. Paul - St. Paul 4th Ward City Council
LWV White Bear Lake Area - Affordable health care and water protection emerge as key issues in District 43A
LWV Willmar Area - MN House 17A and 17B Forum
LWV Winona - MN House of Representatives District 21B
LWV Winona - Winona City Council
LWV Winona - Winona School Board