Candidate Events

Whenever we learn of a candidate debate or forum, we’ll post it here.

Many events present an opportunity for you—and your children—to ask questions and learn more about where the candidates stand on the issue of climate change.

 


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Congressional District 6: The Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host the General Election debate for Congressional District 6 incumbent candidate Rep. Karen Handel and challenger Lucy McBath.

The debate will be available for viewers to watch live online and on demand via The Atlanta Press Club on Facebook and GPB.org and GPBNews.org. It will also air the next day on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

WHEN
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

WHERE
Live online and on demand at:

Airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

 


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Congressional District 6 (D): The Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host a Congressional District 6 runoff election debate for Democratic candidates Kevin Abel and Lucy McBath.

The debate will be available for viewers to watch live online and on demand via The Atlanta Press Club on Facebook and GPB.org and GPBNews.org. It will also air three days later on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

WHEN
Thursday, July 12, 2018
12:30 PM

WHERE
Live online and on demand at:

Airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Sunday, July 15 at 2:00 PM

 


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Democratic Candidate Debate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District

This debate between Kevin Abel and Lucy McBath, Democratic runoff candidates for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, will be moderated by Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Introductory remarks will be given by Sarah Riggs Amico, Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor and Charlie Bailey, Democratic nominee for Attorney Gerneral.

If you have high school aged children please bring them; their voices need to be part of this conversation!

WHEN
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
7:30 PM–9:00 PM

WHERE
Heritage Sandy Springs
6110 Blue Stone Road NE
Sandy Springs, GA 303428

REGISTRATION
Please register early as the venue limits seating to 200.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

6th District Congressional Candidate Forum

Indivisible 6th District, along with our partners Indivisible North Fulton, Indivisible Marching Buddies, and Indivisible Roswell West are excited to host a 6th District candidate forum! This is an opportunity to get to know Lucy McBath and Kevin Abel better and be as informed as possible when voting in the July 24 run off election.

This is a two part forum, moderated by Steven Knight Griffin, former candidate for Congress:

Part 1 Debate Format: direct questions to the candidates, by the moderator.

Part 2 Town Hall Format: questions asked by the audience.

Donations up to $5 are greatly appreciated to cover venue costs.

WHEN
Monday, June 25, 2018
7:00 PM–9:00 PM

WHERE
Sandy Springs United Methodist Church
86 Mount Vernon Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30328

 


Thursday, May 10, 2018

Governor and US Congressional Districts 6, 11, 13 Candidates*

The Cobb County Democratic Committee is pleased to announce a series of three forums to provide an opportunity for voters across the county to hear candidates discuss pertinent issues face-to-face. There is no charge to attend any of these forums. The forums will also be televised on Channel 23.

*All candidates have been invited but not confirmed.

WHEN
Thursday, May 10, 2018
7:00 PM–9:00 PM

WHERE
Cobb County Commission Chambers
100 Cherokee Street NE, #300
Marietta, GA 30090

 


Sunday, May 6, 2018

Sixth District Congressional Candidate Forum

Still undecided about who to vote for in the Primary Election on May 22? Come meet the candidates and learn more about their platforms. Join Roswell Community Masjid and Indivisible Georgia Sixth District as we co-host a Democratic Candidate Forum.

Light refreshments will be served. At 6:45, the event will briefly pause during the mosque’s prayer time.

WHEN
Sunday, May 6, 2018
6:00 PM–8:00 PM

WHERE
Roswell Community Masjid
345 Market Place
Roswell, GA 30075

REGISTRATION
Admission is free.

 


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Congressional District 6 (D): The Loudermilk-Young Debate Series

Watch online as the GA06 midterm primary election Congressional Democratic candidates debate, hosted by The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series.

The debate will be available for viewers to watch online as it takes place and on demand via The Atlanta Press Club on Facebook and GPB.org and GPBNews.org.

All candidates who qualify with the Georgia Secretary of State’s office to have their name on the ballot are invited to participate in the debates.

WHEN
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00 AM11:00 AM

WHERE
Live online and on demand at:
The Atlanta Press Club on Facebook
GPB.org
GPBNews.org

 


Sunday, April 29, 2018

Statewide Democratic Candidate Forum

Cobb County Democrats and the Young Democrats Chapter of Campbell High School are hosting a statewide candidate forum. Get to know many of the statewide Democratic candidates so you’re an informed voter in the May 22nd primary election.

Doors open at 3:30. Registration is a must.

WHEN
Sunday, April 29, 2018
4:00 PM–7:00 PM

WHERE
Campbell High School
5265 Ward Street Southeast
Smyrna, GA 30080

REGISTRATION
Please register early to ensure seating.

 


Friday, April 20, 2018

6th Congressional District Candidate Forum

Participating candidates will answer questions from a moderator, followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

“We will endeavor to explore issues facing the country, the state and our communities,” a description of the event from Needles in a Haystack reads. “This will be an opportunity to get to know the candidates with more than a 3-minute soundbite.”

Please arrive a bit early to get a seat and order food and drinks.

WHEN
Friday, April 20, 2018
7‎:‎00‎ ‎PM–9‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

WHERE
The Harp Irish Pub
1425 Market Boulevard
Roswell, GA 30067

 


Monday, April 9, 2018

U.S. District 6 Democratic Forum 

Meet the Democratic candidates running for Georgia’s 6th Congressional district and hear where they stand on the issues.

If you have high school-aged children, please bring them. Their voices need to be part of this conversation.

WHEN
Monday, April 9, 2018
7:30 PM–9:00 PM

WHERE
Heritage Sandy Springs
6110 Blue Stone Road NE
Sandy Springs, GA 303428

REGISTRATION
Please register early as the venue limits seating to 200.

PARKING MAP

 

Post-analysis of forum:

6th District Democratic candidates blast Trump, Handel at forum

 


Our members of Congress are in the best position to solve climate change. Know where your candidates stand on climate change—and vote climate!

 

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