The City of Austin, the City's Ethics Review Commission and the League of Women Voters Austin Area, will sponsor virtual City Council Candidate Forums for city council candidates competing in the November 2020 election. Austin voters will elect council members in five Council districts on November 3, 2020.

 Dates and times of each council district candidate forum:

  • District 2: Wednesday, September 16th at 6pm
  • District 4: Wednesday, September 23rd at 6pm
  • District 6: Wednesday, September 30th at 6pm
  • District 7: Wednesday, October 7th at 6pm
  • District 10: Tuesday, September 29th at 6pm
  • If Runoff: Monday, November 30th at 6pm

Individuals can watch the forums at ATXN.TV (ENG & SPA), cable TV channel 6, and AT&T U-Verse channel 99. The forum can also be heard on KAZI FM 88.7. Listening to the forums live by telephone in English and Spanish will also be available. You can dial an extension number to listen in either language. Extension numbers are listed below.

  • District 2: Wednesday, September 16th at 6pm
    • Dial (855)-756-7520. English: Ext. 65811#. Spanish: Ext. 65817#
  • District 4: Wednesday, September 23rd at 6pm
    • Dial (855)-756-7520. English: Ext.65813#. Spanish: Ext. 65814#
  • District 10: Tuesday, September 29th at 6pm
    • Dial (855)-756-7520. English: Ext.65822#. Spanish: Ext.65823#
  • District 6: Wednesday, September 30th at 6pm
    • Dial (855)-756-7520. English: Ext.65815#. Spanish: Ext.65818#
  • District 7: Wednesday, October 7th at 6pm
    • Dial (855)-756-7520. English: Ext.65820#. Spanish:  Ext.65821#
  • Runoff Election, Nov. 30th at 6 pm
    • Dial (855)-756-7520 English: Ext.65825#. Spanish: Ext.  65826#

Visit AustinTexas.gov/Elections to learn more or call 3-1-1.

Submit questions for forums to the League of Women Voters

To submit suggested questions to be asked at the Candidate Forums, you may email suggestions to forum@lwvaustin.org or call 512-451-6710 by 5pm at the start of each scheduled forum. Topics requested repeatedly will be considered for inclusion. Questions may be both citywide and Council District-specific.

Candidates who have questions about the process may visit the Candidate Resources website or e-mail City staff.