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Virtual Candidate Forum: Boise City Council 2021 Election

The City Club of Boise and League of Women Voters of Idaho, Greater Boise Area are partnering to host a public forum for candidates for Boise City Council on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MT via ZOOM.

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Virtual Candidate Forum: Boise City Council 2021 Election

Time & Location

Oct 14, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM MDT

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About the Event

The City Club of Boise and League of Women Voters of Idaho, Greater Boise Area are partnering to host a public forum for candidates for Boise City Council on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MT via Zoom.

The forum is designed to provide attendees with opportunities to learn about the candidates. There will be time for opening statements from each candidate and questions from the audience. This forum will be moderated by Dr. Stephanie Witt, Director of Training for the School of Public Service and Professor in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Political Science programs at Boise State University. All candidates who are in 2021 Boise City Council election contests have been invited to participate in the forum.

The forum will be held live on Zoom from 12:00 p.m. MT through 1:30 p.m. on October 14, 2021. This forum is free and open to the public, and will be recorded for broadcast on Boise State Public Radio and archived on the City Club of Boise YouTube channel.

The City Club of Boise and League of Women Voters are nonpartisan organizations who have partnered to host this forum in an effort to promote informed and active participation of citizens in government. We do not support or oppose any candidates or political parties.

During the 2020 legislative session, the State passed a bill (HB413) requiring cities with populations over 100,000 people to create districts for City Council elections. For the upcoming 2021 election, Boise City Council seats 1, 3, and 5 will be up for election using the new geographic districts and for two-year terms. Click here for an interactive map to find your district based on your address: https://www.cityofboise.org/departments/city-council/city-council-election-districts/#Maps

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