The League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund is pleased to present debates for 2020 statewide positions. Here is a list of the planned debates. As details are confirmed, this list will be updated. After they occur, links to the recorded debates will be placed on this page and available until November 3rd.

You can also find links to Primary Forums and to many Local Forums Across the State below.

General Election Debates

Position

Host League

Viewing Format

Date/Time

Confirmed

Treasurer

Benton/Franklin Counties

WATCH HERE 

9/17 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Secretary of State

Thurston County

WATCH HERE 

Available  9/20

Yes

Commissioner of Public Lands

Spokane Area

WATCH HERE 
TVW Air times: Friday Oct. 9 at 8:30 pm; Saturday Oct. 10 at 10:30 am

10/1 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Spokane Area

Zoom Webinar live-streamed on Spokesman Review website; LWVWA FB livestream.
TVW Air times: Saturday Oct. 10 at 8:30 pm; Sunday Oct. 11 at 10:30 am; Monday Oct. 12 at 7 pm
WATCH HERE ON 10/6 

10/6 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Tacoma-Pierce County

Livestream on TVW and Facebook.
TVW Air times: Wednesday Oct. 14 at 7:30 pm; Saturday Oct. 17 at 10:30 am
WATCH HERE ON 10/12 

10/12 @ 6:00 p.m.

Yes

Lieutenant Governor

Spokane Area

Zoom Webinar live-streamed on Spokesman Review website; LWVWA FB livestream.
Air times: Thursday Oct. 15 at 8 pm; Sunday Oct. 18 at 10:30 am
WATCH HERE ON 10/12 

10/12 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Referendum 90 Forum

Seattle-King County

WATCH HERE 




*Some debates will be aired live; others will be recorded. This page will be updated with broadcast times and where to find links to recorded debates as the information becomes available.

Primary Forums

Lt. Governor

Hosted by LWV of Tacoma-Pierce County
Date/Time of Forum: July 9, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
View Online

Secretary of State

Hosted by LWV of Spokane Area
Date/Time of Forum: July 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
View Online

Local League Forums and debates around Washington State

If there is a local League debate available, we will place that link here. TVW also has a Video Voters’ Guide and additional non-League sponsored debates on their website. You can view their recordings here.

Upcoming events

No forums or debates available

Past events—Click to see if recordings are available

17 Oct 2020 Virtual Candidate Forum: Skamania County Commissioner, District 2 candidates: Tom Lannen and Paul Hendricks
17 Oct 2020 Skamania County Commissioner, District 1
17 Oct 2020 9th District State Representative Candidate Forum (LWV Pullman)
15 Oct 2020 Whitman County Commissioner Candidate Forum (LWV Pullman)
14 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum for 26th Legislative District Representatives
14 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum-Clark County Council Districts 3 and 4, and Clark County Charter Review Commission, Districts 3 and 4 (LWV-Clark County)
14 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum: County Councilors, Districts 3 and 4; County Charter Review Commissioners, District 3, Positions 1, 2, and 3; County Charter Review Commissioners, District 4, Positions 1, 2 and 3 (LWVCC)
14 Oct 2020 33rd and 11 legislative district forum (Seattle KC LWV)
14 Oct 2020 44th Legislative District Candidate Forum
14 Oct 2020 Congressional District 10
13 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum: 9th Congr’l /41st Leg. Districts (LWV of Seattle-King County)
13 Oct 2020 21st Legislative District Candidate Forum (LWVSC)
12 Oct 2020 Issues Forum for 2020 (LWV Pullman)
12 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum for 23rd Legislative District
12 Oct 2020 Forum: Superintendent of Public Instruction
12 Oct 2020 Congressional Forum - Districts 1, 2, 7 (LWVSC)
09 Oct 2020 3rd Congressional District Candidate Debate (LWV-Clark County, Cowlitz County, Klickitat-Skamania counties)
08 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum for Kitsap County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2
08 Oct 2020 Pierce County Council Districts 2 & 3
08 Oct 2020 Yakima County Commission Position 1 Candidate Forum (LWVYC)
08 Oct 2020 Congressional District 2, U.S. Rep, Superior Court Judge 1 + 2 ((WVWI)
06 Oct 2020 Legislative District 28
06 Oct 2020 Leg District 10, State Rep 1 + 2, State Senator (LWVWI)
05 Oct 2020 LD 13 Position #1
05 Oct 2020 Pierce County Executive
05 Oct 2020 32nd Legislative District Forum (LWVSC)
04 Oct 2020 Forum: PUD Commissioner #1
03 Oct 2020 Kittitas County Sheriff Forum
03 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum-Clark County Charter Review Commission, District 2 and at-large (LWV-Clark County)
03 Oct 2020 Kittitas County Commissioner #1
03 Oct 2020 County Charter Review Commissioners, At-large, Positions 1, 2 and 3. County Charter Review Commissioners, District 2, Positions 1, 2 and 3 (LWVCC)
03 Oct 2020 Kittitas County Commissioner #2
02 Oct 2020 WA Legislative Dist 3 Position 1 2020 LWVSA Candidate Forum
01 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum: LD 49: State Senator and Representative, Positions 1 and 2; County Charter Review Commissioners, District 1, Positions 1, 2, and 3 (LWVCC)
01 Oct 2020 Candidate Forum-Legislative District 49 and County Charter Review Commission District 1 (LWV-Clark County)
30 Sep 2020 Candidate Forum-Legislative Districts 17 and 18 (LWV-Clark County)
30 Sep 2020 LD 17: State Senator and Representative, Pos. 1; LD 18: State Senator and Representatives, Pos. 1 and 2 (LWVCC)
30 Sep 2020 Spokane County Commissioner Dist 1 LWVSA Candidate Forum
29 Sep 2020 Candidate Forum - Pierce County Council Districts 4 & 6
28 Sep 2020 WA Legislative Dist 3 Position 2 2020 LWVSA Candidate Forum
24 Sep 2020 WA Legislative Dist 3 Senate 2020 LWVSA Candidate Forum
23 Sep 2020 Klickitat County Commissioner, District 3 (Jim Sizemore and Dan Christopher)
23 Sep 2020 WA Legislative Dist 4 Position 2 2020 LWVSA Candidate Forum
22 Sep 2020 Klickitat County Commissioner, District 1 (Joanna Turner and Jacob Anderson)
22 Sep 2020 Legislative District 26
22 Sep 2020 Homage Candidate's Forum (LWVSnoho)
21 Sep 2020 25th Legislative District
21 Sep 2020 Spokane County Commissioner Dist 2 LWVSA Candidate Forum
15 Sep 2020 LD14 state rep, position 2 (Gina Mosbrucker and Devin Kuh)
15 Sep 2020 LD14 state rep, position 1 (Chris Corry and Tracy Rushing)
14 Sep 2020 39th Legislative District Candidate Forum
30 Jul 2020 Legislative District 24 Position 2 Forum
23 Jul 2020 Legislative District 24 Position 1 Forum
17 Jul 2020 Whatcom Superior Court, Judge Position 4 (LWVBWC)
17 Jul 2020 Whatcom Superior Court, Judge Position 2 (LWVBWC)
17 Jul 2020 US Congressional Representative, District 2
17 Jul 2020 US Congressional Representative, Dist 1 (LWVSC & LWVBWC)
16 Jul 2020 Zoom Forum for 26th District, Pos. 2 (LWVK)
16 Jul 2020 PUD District 2 Candidate Forum
16 Jul 2020 Zoom Forum for 26th District, Pos. 1
15 Jul 2020 Zoom Forum for Kitsap County Commissioner, District 2
14 Jul 2020 Snohomish County Council District 4 Candidates Forum
13 Jul 2020 Zoom Forum - 23rd LD House Pos. 1 (LWVK)
13 Jul 2020 Zoom Forum - 23rd LD House Pos. 1 (LWVK)
13 Jul 2020 Candidate Forum: 44th Legislative District Position 2
13 Jul 2020 Candidate Forum for Kittitas PUD Commissioner
12 Jul 2020 Candidate Forum Kittitas County Sheriff
11 Jul 2020 Candidate Forum for Congressional District 8
11 Jul 2020 Candidate Forum for Legislative District 13 Position 1
11 Jul 2020 Kittitas County Commissioner 2 District 2
11 Jul 2020 Kittitas County Commissioner 1 District 1
23 Jun 2020 Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners District 2
23 Oct 2019 Candidate Forum (LWV-Clark)
16 Oct 2019 Candidate Forum (LWV-Clark)
09 Oct 2019 Candidate Forum (LWV-Clark)
04 Oct 2018 LWVSKC: Ballot Issues forum
14 Jul 2016 OSPI Candidate Forum
12 Jul 2016 Lt. Gov Candidate Forum
11 Jul 2016 Commissioner of Public Lands Candidate Forum
17 Jun 2016 OSPI Candidate Forum
02 Jun 2016 OSPI Candidate Forum
25 May 2016 OSPI Candidate Forum

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