Making Democracy Work

Candidate Forums

Check our Calendar of Events for meetings and other happenings.

Click on an address below for a map to that location.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, September 9, 2013
7 PM
County Commissioners Auditorium
1200 N. Telegraph Rd.
Pontiac, MI 48341
Judge: Circuit Court.
Watch a recording of this forum.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
7 PM
Berkley City Hall
3338 Coolidge Hwy.
Berkley, MI 48072
Judge: District Court: 45-A District.
There are 2 candidates for 1 seat. This district includes the city of Berkley.

Watch a video of this forum provided by the Oakland County Bar Association.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
7 PM
City of Rochester Hills Auditorium
1000 Rochester Hills Drive
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
State Representative: District 45.
Coordinator: Ann Edwards
Rebroadcasts are available on Channels WOW 10, Comcast 22, AT&T 99 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays at 8:00 AM & 6:00 PM. The forum can be viewed online at Rochester Hills Television's YouTube page Also it is being shown on the City of Rochester's channel at various times.
Monday, October 13, 2014
7 PM
Clawson City Hall
425 N. Main Street
Clawson, MI 48017
State Senate: District 13 & State Representative: District 41.
Coordinator: Jerry Burden
Co-sponsor: League of Women Voters Troy Area
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
5-9 PM
Oakland Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion
OU Incubator
1 Golf View Lane
Rochester, MI 48309
Meet the Candidates Open Forum.
Sponsors: Office of Government and Community Relations at Oakland University

Open Seat candidates running in the following districts will have up to 15 minutes to address the group "at large":

US Sentate

US House
8th Congressional District - Ingham and Livingston counties, plus a portion of Oakland County, including Rochester and Rochester Hills
11th Congressional District - portion of Wayne and Oakland counties, including Auburn Hills
14th Congressional District - portion of Wayne and Oakland counties, including Pontiac

Michigan Senate
13th District - portion of Oakland County, including Rochester Hills and Rochester

Michigan House
45th District - portion of Oakland county, including Rochester Hills and Rochester

RSVP by phone to 248-370-3682 or by email to or by Friday, October 3, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
  Justice: Michigan Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Candidate Forum with LWVMI, OCBA, DPTV, Free Press and Detroit News participating. No audience except sponsors.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
7 PM
Clarkston Junior High School
Performance Arts Center
6595 Waldon Road
Clarkston, MI 48346
School Board: Clarkston Community Schools.
Coordinator: Jerry Burden
Monday, October 20, 2014
7 PM
Lewis Schulman Administrative Center
32500 Shiawassee St.
Farmington MI, 48336
School Board: Farmington Public Schools.
Coordinator: Judy Bateman
Co-sponsors: Farmington Area PTA Council
Thursday, October 23, 2014
7 PM
Birmingham Education and Administration Building 31301 Evergreen Rd.
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
School Board: Birmingham Public Schools.
Co-sponsor: Birmingham Public Schools PTSA
Coordinator: Judy Bateman