Candidate Forums & Info - November 2020

Candidate Forums & Info - November 2020

Candidate Forums 2020 League of Women Voters Oakland


LWVO organizes candidate forums for local elections, often in partnership with other local organizations. These forums give voters a chance to learn more before casting their vote, and let candidates present their views on issues important to voters. Forums are nonpartisan, free, and open to the public. LWVO does not support or oppose candidates or political parties.

Registration Required

Advance registration is required.  Zoom link will be sent to all registrants.  Check out our calendar for a list of candidates for each race and contact information.

Election 2020 Candidate Forums
Date Race Time Register/Watch & Listen
Wed, 9/16 OUSD - District 7 6pm- 7:30pm WATCH on YouTube
Wed, 9/23 Oakland City Council - At-Large 7pm - 8pm WATCH on YouTube
Wed, 9/23 CA State Senate - District 9  7pm - 7:30pm WATCH on YouTube
Fri, 9/25 OUSD - District 3 6pm - 7:30pm WATCH on YouTube
Wed, 9/30 Oakland City Council - District 5 6pm - 7pm WATCH on YouTube
Thurs, 10/1 Peralta Comm College Dist - Area 1 6pm - 6:45pm WATCH on YouTube
Thurs, 10/1 OUSD - District 5 7pm - 8:15pm WATCH on YouTube
Fri, 10/2 Oakland City Council - District 3 6pm - 7:30pm WATCH on YouTube
Tues, 10/6 BART:  Districts 5 and 7 6pm - 8pm WATCH on YouTube
Thurs, 10/8
Oakland City Council - District 1 & 
OUSD District 1
6pm - 8pm WATCH on YouTube!
Thurs, 10/8 AC Transit At-Large Director 6pm - 7:15pm WATCH on YouTube!
Thurs, 10/8 AC Transit - Ward 2 7:30 - 8:30pm WATCH on YouTube!
Thurs, 10/8 Judicial Office 2 (with ACBA) 6pm - 8pm WATCH on YouTube!
Thurs, 10/8 Oakland City Attorney (with ACBA) CANCELLED Read Candidates' Statements
Fri, 10/9 Oakland City Council - District 7 6pm - 7:30pm WATCH on YouTube!
Tue, 10/13 AC Transit - Ward 1 6pm - 7:15pm WATCH on YouTube!


For the safety of candidates and attendees, this year's forums will be virtual using the Zoom webinar platform. The recorded forums will also be available here and on our YouTube channel.


Please submit questions for candidates in advance of each forum to lwvocandidateforums [at]