Making Democracy Work

Online Forums and Debates

Forums and Debate Principles

The links below provide League of Women Voters Minnesota documents on criteria and guidance when sponsoring candidate forums and debates.

Candidate Policy Background Information

Candidate Participation Policy

Candidate Participation Criteria

LWV ABC Forum Ground Rules

The Importance of Staying Restless About Democracy 68 minutes; October 15, 2015; organized by LWV ABC; produced by QCTV.

Guest speaker is Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon.

Get Ready to Vote 30 minutes; July 7, 2016; produced by QCTV, Andover, MN

In this video, citizens give many compelling reasons to vote. Additionally, Geri Nelson, LWV ABC Voter Service co-chair, interviews Secretary of State Steve Simon to provide comprehensive information on voting in Minnesota.

Caucus: Power Up Your Vote 32 minutes; February 10, 2016; produced by QCTV, Andover, MN

Information on the upcoming March 1 2016, precinct caucuses is provided by then-LWV Minnesota Executive Director Susan Sheridan Tucker, and representatives from the Republican and Democratic Farmers League (DFL) parties.

Other Forums

League of Women Voters Upper Mississippi River Region Inter League Organization 22 minutes; November 19, 2015

Gretchen Sabel, an LWV ABC member, explains the purpose of the League of Women Voters Upper Mississippi River Region Inter League Organization (ILO). The ILO promotes and advocates on issues relating to a large portion of the Mississippi.