Making Democracy Work

Citizen Education

Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area presents fair, nonpartisan candidate forums open to the general public. We welcome the opportunity to work with community organizations as cosponsors. To maintain the integrity of our candidate forums, we adhere to a strict candidate forum policy and ask that any sponsoring organization accept certain responsibilities. After reading our policy and responsibilities, you may contact us,, about a partnership.

Advice on Researching and Judging Candidates

If you are having a hard time choosing candidates who will best represent you, see our advice on How to Judge a Candidate and download How to Choose a School Board Candidate. Additional advice from LWVUS: Learn how to get the most out of a candidate forum