On this page you can learn about how to watch or listen to the inaugural 2020 DC Debates hosted by the DC Office of Campaign Finance. The virtual 2020 DC Debates will be the first ever debates held under the Fair Elections Program (FEP). The debates will be held September 29th and September 30th and will feature candidates for the DC At-Large State Board of Education and DC At-Large Council seats for the November 3rd General Election.
At-Large Member of the State Board of Education Debate (9.29.20, 4:30 PM)
Watch the At-Large Council Member Debate #1 (9.29.20, 7:30 PM)
Watch the At-Large Council Member Debate #2 (9.30.20, 5:00 PM)
Watch the At-Large Council Member Debate #3 (9.30.20, 8:00 PM)
Started in 2018, the Fair Elections Program (FEP) provides financial support to candidates running for local political office who voluntarily participate in the program. The Fair Elections Program is monitored and administered by the District of Columbia Office of Campaign Finance. You can learn more about the Fair Elections Program here.
When to Watch?
The debate for At-Large Member of the State Board of Education candidates will be held:
- September 29, from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
The debate for At-Large Member of the Council of the District of Columbia candidates will be held the following times:
- Debate #1: September 29, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
- Debate #2: September 30, 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
- Debate #3: September 30, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
The videos will remain online after the debates have been completed.
On behalf of the DC Office of Campaign Finance, we are extending an invitation to community-based, non-partisan organizations to serve as partners for the inaugural 2020 DC Debates hosted by the Office of Campaign Finance. As the inaugural debate under the new Fair Elections Program, we are looking for strong partners to help spread the word to District Voters. Becoming a partner does not involve monetary donations. We do ask that partners help promote the debates on their social media channels. Please note that Office of Campaign Finance cannot accept partners with overtly partisan political agenda.