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 below.

The Debate Steering Committee is interested in your questions for all of the debates. Send your questions to forumquestions@lwvwa.org. Include your name (optional), community and which position you are asking about.

General Election Debates

Position

Host League

Viewing Format

Date/Time

Confirmed

Treasurer

Benton/Franklin Counties

Aired live and recorded by Northwest Public Broadcasting.
WATCH HERE 

9/17 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Secretary of State

Thurston County

Thurston County Media, Olympia/Thurston County
WATCH HERE 

Available  9/20

Yes

Lieutenant Governor

Spokane Area

Zoom Webinar live-streamed on Spokesman Review website; LWVWA FB livestream.

10/12 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Commissioner of Public Lands

Spokane Area

Zoom Webinar live-streamed on Spokesman Review website; LWVWA FB livestream.

10/1 @ 7:00 p.m.

Yes

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Spokane Area

Zoom Webinar live-streamed on Spokesman Review website; LWVWA FB livestream.

10/6 @ 7:00 p.m.

Insurance Commissioner

Spokane Area

Zoom Webinar live-streamed on Spokesman Review website; LWVWA FB livestream.

10/8 @ 7:00 p.m.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Tacoma-Pierce County

Aired live and recorded by TVW.
Zoom Info for 10/12 

10/12 @ 6:00 p.m.

Yes


*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.

Year: 2020

1January, 2020FebruaryMarch
2AprilMayJune
Jun 23 Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners District 2
3July
Jul 11 Kittitas County Commissioner 1 District 1
Jul 11 Kittitas County Commissioner 2 District 2
Jul 11 Candidate Forum for Legislative District 13 Position 1
Jul 11 Candidate Forum for Congressional District 8
Jul 12 Candidate Forum Kittitas County Sheriff
Jul 13 Candidate Forum for Kittitas PUD Commissioner
Jul 13 Candidate Forum: 44th Legislative District Position 2
Jul 13 Zoom Forum - 23rd LD House Pos. 1 (LWVK)
Jul 13 Zoom Forum - 23rd LD House Pos. 1 (LWVK)
Jul 14 Snohomish County Council District 4 Candidates Forum
Jul 15 Zoom Forum for Kitsap County Commissioner, District 2
Jul 16 Zoom Forum for 26th District, Pos. 1
Jul 16 PUD District 2 Candidate Forum
Jul 16 Zoom Forum for 26th District, Pos. 2 (LWVK)
Jul 23 Legislative District 24 Position 1 Forum
Jul 30 Legislative District 24 Position 2 Forum
AugustSeptember
Sep 14 39th Legislative District Candidate Forum
Sep 15 LD14 state rep, position 1 (Chris Corry and Tracy Rushing)
Sep 15 LD14 state rep, position 2 (Gina Mosbrucker and Devin Kuh)
Sep 21 25th Legislative District
Sep 22 Homage Candidate's Forum (LWVSnoho)
Sep 22 Klickitat County Commissioner, District 1 (Joanna Turner and Jacob Anderson)
Sep 22 Legislative District 26
Sep 23 Klickitat County Commissioner, District 3 (Jim Sizemore and Dan Christopher)
Sep 29 Candidate Forum - Pierce County Council Districts 4 & 6
Sep 30 Candidate Forum-Legislative Districts 17 and 18 (LWV-Clark County)
4October
Oct 01 Candidate Forum-Legislative District 49 and County Charter Review Commission District 1 (LWV-Clark County)
Oct 03 Kittitas County Commissioner #2
Oct 03 Candidate Forum-Clark County Charter Review Commission, District 2 and at-large (LWV-Clark County)
Oct 03 Kittitas County Commissioner #1
Oct 03 Kittitas County Sheriff Forum
Oct 04 Forum: PUD Commissioner #1
Oct 05 Pierce County Executive
Oct 05 32nd Legislative District Forum (LWVSC)
Oct 05 LD 13 Position #1
Oct 06 Leg District 10, State Rep 1 + 2, State Senator (LWVWI)
Oct 06 Legislative District 28
Oct 08 Congressional District 2, U.S. Rep, Superior Court Judge 1 + 2 ((WVWI)
Oct 08 Yakima County Commission Position 1 Candidate Forum (LWVYC)
Oct 08 Pierce County Council Districts 2 & 3
Oct 08 Candidate Forum for Kitsap County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2
Oct 09 3rd Congressional District Candidate Debate (LWV-Clark County, Cowlitz County, Klickitat-Skamania counties)
Oct 12 Forum: Superintendent of Public Instruction
Oct 12 Congressional Forum - Districts 1, 2, 7 (LWVSC)
Oct 12 Candidate Forum for 23rd Legislative District
Oct 13 21st Legislative District Candidate Forum (LWVSC)
Oct 13 Candidate Forum: 9th Congr’l /41st Leg. Districts (LWV of Seattle-King County)
Oct 14 Congressional District 10
Oct 14 44th Legislative District Candidate Forum
Oct 14 Candidate Forum for 26th Legislative District Representatives
Oct 14 Candidate Forum-Clark County Council Districts 3 and 4, and Clark County Charter Review Commission, Districts 3 and 4 (LWV-Clark County)
Oct 15 Whitman County Commissioner Candidate Forum (LWV Pullman)
Oct 17 9th District State Representative Candidate Forum (LWV Pullman)
NovemberDecember

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