2023 City & School Board Candidate Forums - Click to open list

All events are also posted on our calendar.

Tell your friends about these opportunities to hear from local candidates. New events may be appear at any time. Do you know another public forum where all candidates are invited? Tell us: info@arapahoedems.org

Centennial City Council Candidate Forum:

Mon., Sept. 25, 7-9 pm

Arapahoe Library District Administration Building

12855 E. Adam Aircraft Cir.

Englewood CO 80112

Cherry Creek School Board: CCSD is holding a series of 6 forums at schools around the district. Their complete list of forums and videos of past forums are on this page. Next one is Sept 27 at Cherry Creek High School, 6:30.

Aurora Mayor & City Council Candidate Forums:

Littleton School Board candidate forum:

Wed., Oct. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm

Littleton Public Schools Education Services Center

5776 S Crocker St

Littleton, CO 80120 

Party & Community Events

Events with local candidates are below these. Check our calendar too!

Arapahoe County Justice System Racial Equity Event. Help us make equitable, meaningful and lasting change to the local justice system. Share your experience and ideas in a safe space with Arapahoe County commissioners, Sheriff Tyler Brown, and District Attorney John Kellner. No RSVP necessary. Childcare will be provided. Wednesday, September 27, 6:30-8:30 pm. Second Chance Center, 224 Potomac St., Aurora.
We love our volunteers! Volunteer appreciation celebration, Saturday, Sept. 30, 6-8 pm. Complimentary food, cash bar. Hopscotch at Southglenn, 6911 S Vine St #700, Centennial CO 80122
African Chamber of Commerce Colorado presents Women Entrepreneurship Program, an opportunity for women in Colorado to get tools on how to succeed in entrepreneurship. Starting Tuesday, 11 Oct 2023. Registration deadline Sep 30. RSVP & more info 720-638-8184
Northern Aurora Quality of Life Movement Introduction - Oct 13, 2023 at 1 pm at  Martin Luther King Library, 9898 E Colfax Ave, Aurora CO80010. More information: naqolc@gmail.com Summary: Hear & discuss survey results about the concerns of Northern Aurorans, and how officials & candidates can help uplift these residents.

Arapahoe Dems Calendar

Events with 2023 Candidates who share our values

Below are some events with non-partisan candidates who share values with us.  These are based on events we're aware of; no endorsement is being made by the Arapahoe County Democratic Party.  Please check a variety of information sources to find more of your local candidates!

Angela Garland Cherry Creek School Board District C Event, with guests Sen. Janet Buckner, Rep. Eliza Hamrick, Councilwoman Marlo Alston, Rebecca McClellan of the state board of education, Arapahoe County Assessor PK Kaiser. Children welcome, bounce house, appetizers and refreshments provided. 1-3 pm Sunday, September 24. For address RSVP to garlandforcherrycreek@gmail.com.
Ward V canvass for Aurora Democrats: Mission Viejo Park, Sunday, September 24 at 12 pm. Juan Marcano, Dr. Thomas Mayes, Alison Coombs, Chris Rhodes
Sweetland for Centennial: Canvass with Christine in Centennial. Saturday, September 30th. Packet pick up from 9-10 am. RSVP for address to sweetlandforcentennial@gmail.com
Sunday October 1st from 2-5pm: Meet the Candidates for Aurora City Council. Southshore Lakehouse 27151 E Lakeview Dr., Aurora CO 80016. All Aurora City Council candidates have been invited to attend and speak and meet and mingle. Picnic food and drink will be provided. Hosted by E-470 Neighbors RSVP to: info@e470neighbors.org
Hosts Kelly & Terry Bates, Karen & Bill Fischer, Janice McDonald, Harry Bull, Eric & Heidi Parish, Carla Stearns, and Nancy & Terry Todd are holding an event for Angela Garland & Anne Egan, candidates for CCSD Board of Education. Please come get to know the candidates and join us for food, drinks, and fun! Monday, October 2, 2023, 5:30-7:30 pm. 21934 E Ridge Trail Circle, Aurora CO 80016. RSVP to kellybates80016@gmail.com
Please join hosts Dani Newsum and Ron Schoenberg,and Karen Middleton, with Dr. Thomas Mayes for Aurora City Council At-Large. Thursday, October 5th 5:30 - 7 pm. RSVP to: mayesforaurora@gmail.com

Events with Democratic Candidates for 2024

Want to make a difference in the direction of the party? The caucus and assembly process is where people like you get together and make choices that affect federal, state, and county policy for all of us. Watch this space for 2024 caucus and assembly dates.

In the meantime, candidates are already getting started and holding events. Get to know who's running to represent you!

No endorsements are made by the Arapahoe County Democratic Party until after the 2024 Primary .