How do you find the platforms of the municipal candidates in your area?


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The platforms of candidates in municipal platforms are typically available on the website each candidate maintains. Local newspapers also often publish election guides that feature the platforms of local municipal candidates.

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Televised local candidate debates held prior to election day are another instance in which the public candidate platforms are available for public viewing. In certain locations, local interest groups, such as the League of Women's Voters, sponsor candidate forums that allow the public to hear candidates for office gather together and discuss their platforms and issue positions in a situation less relaxed than in a debate. Such candidate forums typically also air on television, providing access for viewers unable to attend in person.

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