October 11, 2017
Lafayette Library - downstairs meeting room
775 W. Baseline Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026
Lafayette City Council Candidate Forum - hosted by the League of Women Voters
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Two Candidate Forums are scheduled to introduce Lafayette voters to the 14 City Council candidates, help residents better understand the candidates’ platforms, and assist voters to make more informed decisions
City Council Candidate Forums
Two Candidate Forums are scheduled to introduce Lafayette voters to the 14 City Council candidates, help residents better understand the candidates’ platforms, and assist voters to make more informed decisions. Both forums will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 8 and the City's online streaming video webpage. An online, recorded version will also be available via the City's On-Demand Streaming Video webpage.
- October 11; 6:30pm - Library Meeting Room / Hosted by the League of Women Voters
LWV Candidate Forum Format:
- Each candidate will make an opening statement of two minutes, and a closing statement of one minute.
- During the forum, the moderator will read the written questions collected from the public. Each candidate will have one minute to answer the question. League members will time the answers. The moderator will have the responsibility of enforcing the time limits.
- If a candidate is unable to attend the forum, the candidate will be allowed to provide a written opening statement (no longer than 2 minutes). The written statement will be read by the moderator. Substitutes or stand-ins for a candidate are not allowed.
- All electronic devices (e.g. laptop, smart phones,) must be turned off during the forum. Candidates or their staff will not record the forum.
- Channel 8 is the only authorized TV coverage allowed. Excerpts may not be used in any candidate’s campaign/website. Candidates may link to the streaming media from their campaign website but may not place the video on their website.
- Campaign literature is permitted only on designated tables.