LWVAAC CANDIDATE FORUM POLICY (adopted 2018)
Eligibility Criteria for Participation in LWVAAC Candidate Forums & Debates:
It is the policy of the League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County that candidate debates and forums should be inclusive of all candidates who have qualified to be on the ballot, including all candidates of state recognized political parties, independent candidates and writein candidates. To be invited to participate, a candidate must meet the following criteria:
- be legally qualified, if elected, to hold the office under federal and state law; AND
have filed and met all requirements to be on the ballot according to Maryland’s election laws ten (10) weeks prior to any election.