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Upcoming 2021 Democratic Debates, Forums, Straw Polls: Virginia Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General


See below for a list of upcoming 2021 Democratic debates, forums and straw polls. I’ll add events to this list as people let me know about them, and/or as I see them. Also note that the Democratic statewide primaries are going to be on June 8th, but early voting starts on April 24th, which is just about six weeks from now…coming up fast!

GOVERNOR DEBATES (Democratic Candidates: Lee Carter, Jennifer Carroll Foy, Justin Fairfax, Terry McAuliffe, Jennifer McClellan)

  • Governor debate will be on March 16 at 7PM (part of the The Virginia People’s Debates); Stream on YouTube; Stream on Facebook
  • March 24 Blue Commonwealth Candidate Forum
  • March 28, 6:30pm Our Revolution Northern Virginia Candidate Endorsement Meeting; Virginia 2021 Statewide Democratic Primary Candidates Will Talk about Their Campaigns and Members Will Endorse; REGISTER by noon, March 28 for this meeting here; SUBMIT by noon, March 28 your candidate QUESTIONS for consideration here; ORNOVA Flyer 
  • April 3 @ 5 pm – Governor Candidates (Virginia Young Democrats); register here
  • April 6, hosted by WTVR (source)
  • April 21 forum hosted by the Page County Democratic Committee 
  • May 6, hosted by WCYB (source)
  • May 20, hosted by WRC-TV (source)
  • June 1, hosted by WVEC (source)
  • Candidate forum hosted by Richmond-area Delta Sigma Theta, Inc chapter (source)
  • Arlington Chamber of Commerce has “invited all the gubernatorial & lt. gubernatorial candidates – Democratic and Republican – to speak with our Government Affairs Committee one at a time” over the “course of the spring.”
  • Candidate forum hosted by RISE (source)
  • Central Virginia Candidates’ Town Hall (source)
  • Candidate forum hosted by Smith Mountain Lake Democrats (source)
  • Candidate forum hosted by Democratic Committees of the Middle Peninsula (source)
  • Candidate forum hosted by Democratic Business Council of Northern Virginia (source)
  • Candidate forum hosted by Democratic Business Alliance of Hampton Roads (source)
  • Democratic Youth Coalition governor candidates debate

From the LGBT+ Democrats

LT. GOVERNOR DEBATES (Democratic candidates: Hala Ayala, Paul Goldman, Elizabeth Guzman, Mark Levine, Andria McClellan, Sean Perryman, Sam Rasoul, Xavier Warren)

ATTORNEY GENERAL DEBATES (Democratic candidates: Mark Herring, Jay Jones)



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