Forums & Events

We are partnering with a variety of community organizations to organize local events, candidates forums, and debates.


Citizens Union is a proud co-sponsor of the Campaign Finance Board sponsored mayoral and comptroller debates, in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WNYC – Gothamist, The City, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Social Work Votes (Columbia School of Social Work & Latino Leadership Institute).

Mayoral Democratic Debate
Thursday, May 13
7 pm – 9 pm
Spectrum News NY1

Mayoral Republican Debate 
Wednesday, May 26
7 pm – 8 pm
Spectrum News NY1

Comptroller Democratic Debate
Thursday, June 10
7 pm – 8 pm
Spectrum News NY1

HOW TO WATCH
In addition to running live on Spectrum News NY1 and WNYC, each debate will be simulcast on NYC Media.

Interesting in hosting an election event with us? Visit our partners page.