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Calendar of Events, Candidate Forums and Video Links

League Events, Candidate Forums and Airdates

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. Candidate forums, video links, and broadcast dates, when available, are noted here. Please click your "Refresh" button to make sure you are seeing the latest version of this page.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Plymouth City Hall Candidate's Forum: Plymouth-Canton School Board & Michigan House 20th District. These forums have been completed, but can be watched by clicking the video links below:

Plymouth-Canton School Board: Two are running for a 2-year seat: Aamina Ahmed and John Lazarowicz. Mr. Lazarowicz did not attend the forum. Two are also running for a 6-year seat: Leonardo Savage and Anupam Chugh Sidhu. Click here to watch the PCCS School Board video.

20th District State Rep (covers Plymouth, Northville and the eastern part of Canton). The Democratic candidate is Matt Koleszar and the Republican candidate is Jeff Noble, who did not attend. Mr. Noble provided a statement which was read at the beginning of the forum. Click here to watch the 20th District State Rep video.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Livonia City Hall Candidate's Forum: Michigan State Senate, 7th District & Michigan House, 19th District. These forums have been completed, but can be watched by clicking the video links below:

7th District State Senate: The 7th District includes the Townships of Canton, Plymouth and Northville and the Cities of Plymouth, Northville, Livonia and Wayne. Three are running for a 4-year seat: Laura Cox (Republican), Dayna Polehanki (Democrat) and Joseph LeBlanc (Libertarian). Ms. Cox was not able to attend, but a statement from her was read after the other two candidates gave their opening statements. Click here to watch the 7th District State Senate video.

19th District State Rep: The 19th District includes all of Livonia except for the SE corner. Two candidates are running for the 2-year seat: Brian Meakin (Republican) and Laurie Pohutsky (Democrat). Click here to watch the 19th District State Rep video.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018-Thursday, September 20, 2018
Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggeryty Rd
Livonia, MI
Voter Registration- School Daze. The League will be registering voters at Schoolcraft College's annual School Daze Fair, where students are introduced to extra-curricular opportunities.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Redford Township District Library
25320 Six Mile Rd
Redford, MI 48240
Town Hall Meeting: Ballot Proposals. The public is invited to attend and learn about the statewide ballot proposals. Click here to view the flyer for this event.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Livonia City Hall
33000 Civic Center Dr
Livonia, MI 48154
Candidate's Forum: Livonia School Board & Wayne County Commission, 9th District. The League of Women Voters invites the public to attend a forum for the candidates running for Livonia School Board (from 7:00-8:00) and for the Wayne County Commission, 9th District (8:05-9:00). Questions from the audience will be asked by a League moderator, but the public can also submit questions in advance by emailing them to: The guidelines for the forum are available here. A video of the forum will be available here within several days after the forum.
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Henry Ford Community College
Berry Auditorium
5101 Evergreen
Dearborn, MI, 48128
Candidate's Forum- Wayne County Circuit Court. The public is invited to attend this League of Women Voters forum and submit questions to the 6 candidates running for the 3 seats on the court.
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Geneva Presbyterian Church
5835 Sheldon Rd
Canton, MI, 48187
Membership Meeting. Members are urged to attend and catch up on all the League activity during these busy pre-election months.
Monday, October 15, 2018
Westland Public Library
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland, MI 48185
Town Hall Meeting: Ballot Proposals. The public is invited to attend and learn about the three statewide ballot proposals.
Monday, October 22, 2018
Plymouth Public Library
223 S. Main
Plymouth, MI, 48170
Town Hall Meeting: Good Government. Co-sponsored by Citizens for Peace, the League will host a "Community Conversation" facilitated by the Center for Michigan. The public is invited to attend this 'conversation that seeks citizens deliberation about public policy issues. The Center for Michigan will collected pragmatic, grass-roots ideas at our event to build a better future.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Greenmead Historical Park
League's 2018 Auction. It's never too early to get this fun event (and the League's major fundraiser on your calendar!
Friday, May 17, 2019-Saturday, May 19, 2018
Embassy Suites
19525 Victory Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
LWVMI's State Convention. The Northwest Wayne County League will be host League for this event to which all members are invited.