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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 VIDEO AVAILABLE for Completed Candidate's Forum: Plymouth-Canton School Board & Michigan House 20th District. 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 VIDEO AVAILABLE for Completed Candidate's Forum: Michigan State Senate, 7th District & Michigan House, 19th District. 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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
Redford Township District Library VIDEO AVAILABLE for Completed Town Hall Meeting: Ballot Proposals. The League presented a program concerning the 3 statewide ballot proposals. Proposal details as well as pros and cons were presented in a non-partisan manner. Click here to view the video of this 1-hour presentation.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
 
Livonia City Hall VIDEO AVAILABLE for Completed Candidate's Forum: Livonia School Board & Wayne County Commission, 9th District. Four candidates are running for 3 seats on the Livonia School Board: Colleen Burton, Anne Demeter, Liz Jarvis and Mark Johnson. Click here to watch the 1 hour video.

Two candidates are running for the Wayne County Commission, 9th District: Republican Terry Marecki and Democrat E. Jason Blankenship. The 9th District covers the City and Township of Northville and the City of Livonia. Click here to watch the 50 minute video.

Thursday, October 4, 2018
 
Henry Ford Community College VIDEO AVAILABLE for Completed Candidate's Forum- Wayne County Circuit Court.. Six non-incumbent candidates are running for 3 seats om the Wayne County Circuit Court. They are: John C. Cahalan, Tracy E. Green, Bridget Mary Hathaway, Delicia Coleman Morson, Suzette Samuels and Regina Thomas. Click here to watch the 1 hour video.
Saturday, October 6, 2018
10:00-12:00
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
6:30pm-8:00pm
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
7:00-8:45pm
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
Livonia
League's 2018 Auction. It's never too early to get this fun event (and the League's major fundraiser on your calendar!
Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00-12:00
Geneva Presbyterian Church
5835 Sheldon Rd
Canton, MI, 48187
Membership Meeting. Our special guest speaker will be LWVMI President, Judy Karandjeff. Please join in our post-election discussion.
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.