Opportunities to Engage with Your Candidates

Here is a list of events (remote or in-person) being held by legislators to communicate with their constituents, forums held for candidates to debate or meet with voters, and other events of relevance to the legislature.

Please help us fill out this resource. Email event details to calendar@action-circles.com.


Statewide | Addison | Bennington | Caledonia | Chittenden | Essex/Orleans | Franklin | Lamoille | Orange | Rutland | Washington | Windham | Windsor

Statewide

Lieutenant Gubernatorial Debate
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022
Online only
Featuring Republican nominee Joe Benning and Democratic nominee David Zuckerman 
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U.S. House debate
Tuesday, Oct. 11
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U.S. Senate debate
Thursday, Oct. 13
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Governor debate
Tuesday, Oct. 18
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Lieutenant Governor debate
Thursday, Oct. 20
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Past debates:

Attorney General Candidate Forum
Thursday September 29, 2022, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street
More information and video

Gubernatorial Debate
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022
Main Street Landing in Burlington and online
Featuring Republican nominee Phil Scott and Democratic nominee Brenda Siegel
Watch here

VT Secretary of State Forum
Monday, September 26, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
Watch here

US Congress Forum
Thursday, September 22, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
Watch here (part 1), Watch part 2

Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum
Wednesday September 21, 2022, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street
Watch here

VT Governor Forum
Wednesday, September 21, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
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U.S. House Debate
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, Online only
Featuring Democratic nominee Becca Balint, Republican nominee Liam Madden and Libertarian nominee Ericka Redic
Watch here

U.S. Senate Debate
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester and online 
Featuring Republican nominee Gerald Malloy and Democratic nominee Peter Welch
Watch here

(for Primary debates, scroll to bottom)

Addison County

Bennington County

Caledonia County

Chittenden County

CHI-21 State Representative Forum
Monday, September 12, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
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CHI-2 State Representative Forum
Wednesday, September 14, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
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CHI-22 State Representative Forum
Thursday, September 15, 5:25 p.m.on CCTV and YouTube
Watch here

CHI-N State Senate Forum
Friday, September 16, 5:25 p.m.on CCTV and YouTube
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CHI-CT State Senate Forum
Friday, September 16, 6:15 p.m.on CCTV and YouTube
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CHI-13 State Representative Forum
Monday, September 19, 6:15 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
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CHI-SE State Senate Forum
Tuesday, September 20, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
Watch here

CHI-CT Candidate Meet and Greet
Tuesday, Sep 27, 6:00-7:30, Black Flannel Brewing Co. 21 Essex Way, Essex
Phil Baruth, Tanya Vyhovsky, Martine Larocque Gulick

Chi-23 (Essex) Unopposed State Representatives Forum
Friday, September 30, 5:25 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
More information

Chi-24 State Representative Forum
Tuesday, October 4, 6:15 p.m. on CCTV and YouTube
More information

(for Primary debates, scroll to bottom)

Essex/Orleans County

Franklin County

Candidate Meet and Greet with Franklin County House, Senate, Sheriff and Judge candidates
Tuesday, September 27th, 6-8 pm – The Opera House at Enosburg Falls
Each candidate will have 5 minutes to introduce themselves and then light refreshments and mingling. The event will be indoor and outdoor to accommodate any concerns. Contact: Kim Airoldi – Opera House manager promo.fotoh@gmail.com 802-933-6171

Lamoille County

Orange County

Rutland County

Washington County

Chamber Breakfast Club – Guest Washington County Senator Ann Cummings
10/25/2022 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, 33 Stewart Rd, Berlin
Breakfast $11
More information

(for Primary debates, scroll to bottom)

Windham County

Forum for Windham-Windsor District House candidates
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 pm – 9 pm at the Grafton School, 58 School St. in Grafton, and via Zoom
More information

(for Primary debates, scroll to bottom)

Windsor County

Forum for Windham-Windsor District House candidates
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 pm – 9 pm at the Grafton School, 58 School St. in Grafton, and via Zoom
More information

(for Primary debates, scroll to bottom)



Recordings from Primary debates

Statewide Primary Debates

House of Representatives Candidate Forum
April 25, Castleton University
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Chittenden GOP Congressional Candidates
May 14, aired on Town Meeting TV
Watch here

Climate Debate 2022: Vermont Lieutenant Governor Candidates
May 18
Watch here

YP Congressional Forum
May 19, hosted by Burlington Young Professionals, aired on Town Meeting TV
Watch here

Republicans for the U.S. Senate – VPR-Vermont PBS 2022 Primary Debates
Thursday, June 2 – Noon on VPR, 7 pm on Vermont PBS
Watch here

VCV & VNRC Congressional Forum
June 2, 5 pm
Vermont College of Fine Arts – The Chapel, 36 College St, Montpelier
Watch here

Republicans for the U.S. House – VPR-Vermont PBS 2022 Primary Debates
Tuesday, June 7 – Noon on VPR, 7 pm on Vermont PBS
Watch here

2022 Digger Debate Series: Secretary of State
Tuesday, June 7, at 6 p.m.
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Democrats for U.S. Senate – VPR-Vermont PBS 2022 Primary Debates
Wednesday, June 8 – Noon on VPR, 7 pm on Vermont PBS
Watch here

Democrats for the U.S. House – VPR-Vermont PBS 2022 Primary Debates
Thursday, June 9 – 7 pm live
Watch here

Candidates for US Senate Forum
Monday, June 13th. Hosted by Windsor County Democratic Committee
Watch here

2022 Digger Debate Series: Lieutenant Governor
Jun 15 2022, 6:00 PM
Watch here

Democratic Secretary of State Candidate Forum
Jun 15
Hosted by VPIRG
Watch here

Republicans for Vermont lieutenant governor – VPR-Vermont PBS 2022 Primary Debates
Thursday, June 16 – Noon on VPR, 7 pm on Vermont PBS
Watch here

Secretary of State Democratic Primary
June 17 – 5:30 pm. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

Democratic Congressional Candidates Debate
June 22 – 7 pm – Barre Opera House
Watch here

Secretary of State Candidates Forum
June 22. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum and streamed on Kingdom Access Television. Hosted by VT League of Women Voters
Watch here

Democrats for Vermont lieutenant governor – VPR-Vermont PBS 2022 Primary Debates
Wednesday, June 22 – Noon on VPR, 7 pm on Vermont PBS
Watch here

Vermont Candidates for US House Forum-hosted by Windsor County Democratic Committee
June 27, 2022
Watch here

2022 Digger Debate Series: U.S. House
Tuesday, June 28. Double E Performance Center, Essex Junction, or online
Watch here

Candidate Forum for U.S. House of Representatives
June 30, hosted by League of Women Voters of Vermont
Watch here

U.S. Senate Democratic Primary
July 5. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

Debate for the 2022 Democratic U.S. Congressional primary candidates
Wednesday, July 6 beginning at 8 p.m. in South Burlington, on NBC5
Watch here

2022 Digger Debate Series: Attorney General
Wednesday, July 13, at 6 p.m. 
Watch here
News coverage: Former Attorney General TJ Donovan looms over Democratic AG debate
News coverage: Democrats face off in race for Vermont attorney general

VT Governor Republican Primary Forum
July 14
Watch here

Vermont Candidates for Attorney General Forum
Monday, July 18, 2022, 7:00pm to 8:00pm, hosted by Windsor County Democratic Committee
Watch here

Congressional Candidate Forum on Food & Agriculture
Monday, July 18, 2022 AT 7 PM – 8:30 PM, online
Watch here

U.S. House Candidate Forum in Ludlow
July 21, 7 pm, Ludlow Town Hall
Watch here

US Congress Republican Primary Forum
7/22/2022
Watch here

VT Attorney General Democratic Primary Forum
Jul 25, 2022 12:00 PM, Zoom
Watch here

Democratic candidates for Congress to discuss climate change, justice reform at VLGS
On campus and online on July 25, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
More information

Vermont Congressional Candidate Forum and Anniversary of the ADA Celebration
7/26 1:15-2:45pm at the Capitol Plaza (also via zoom)
More information

Town Hall on the Opioid Crisis
July 28, 6-8 pm in Johnson
Watch hereMore information

US Senate Republican Primary Forum
7/29/2022
Watch here

Vermont Republican congressional primary debate
8/3, WCAX
Watch here

Vermont Democratic congressional primary debate
8/4, WCAX
Watch here

Chittenden County Primary Debates

CHI-N State Senate – Democratic Primary
Thursday, June 16. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

CHI-16 State Representative – Democratic Primary
June 27. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

CHI-CT State Senate – Democratic Primary
June 29. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

CHI-SE State Senate – Democratic Primary
Thursday, July 7. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

Chittenden County State’s Attorney Debate
Monday, July 11, hosted by Vermont Interfaith Action
Watch hereWatch news coverage

Chittenden County State’s Attorney
Wednesday, July 13. Zoom and live on Town Meeting TV’s cable channels (Comcast 1087 and Burlington Telecom 217)
Watch here

Chittenden Central state senate forum
July 20
Watch here

VNAAC Forum for Chittenden Central Senate Candidates
7/21/2022
Watch here

Washington County Primary Debates

Montpelier House Race
Read news coverage

Washington Senate Democratic Primary Debate
Jul 6, 2022 06:00 PM on Zoom, hosted by VPIRG and VACV
Watch here

Washington-5 House Primary Candidates Forum
7/18/2022
Watch here

Vermont Interfaith Action Forum with Democratic Washington District Senate Candidates
Tuesday 7/19 6:30pm, virtual
Watch here

Windham County Primary Debates

Windham Democratic State Senate Candidates Forum
June 6
Watch here

Windham County Senate Debate
July 20, 7:30 pm on Zoom, hosted by Vermont Interfaith Action
Watch here

Windsor County Primary Debates

Windsor County Senate Candidate Forum
Monday, June 6th, 2022. Hosted by Windsor County Democratic Committee
Watch here