Leading up to the 2016 Presidential Election, the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) partnered with WMUR-TV to produce Candidate Café.
During the Candidate Café series, a small group of undecided voters share a meal and discuss important issues with a presidential candidate.
Audience members need to be available for 90 minutes. The show taping is one-hour, but audience members need to check-in 30 minutes in advance. To participate, audience members must be undecided, registered Democrats, Republicans or undeclared voters. Only registered Democrats or undeclared voters may attend events with Democratic candidates and only registered Republicans or undeclared voters may attend events with Republican candidates.
2020 Candidate Cafés
- Former Governor Bill Weld, September 17, 2019
- Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, September 27, 2019
- U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, September 30, 2019
- U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, October 1, 2019
2016 Candidate Cafés
- Ohio Governor John Kasich, October 2, 2015
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, October 13, 2015
- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, October 16, 2015
- Former New York Governor George Pataki, October 23, 2015
- U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, October 30, 2016
- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, October 30, 2015
- Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, November 5, 2015
- U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, November 5, 2015
- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, November 10, 2015
- U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, November 12, 2015
- U.S. Senator Rand Paul, November 13, 2015
- Dr. Ben Carson, November 20, 2015
- Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, November 30, 2015
- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, December 1, 2015
- Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore, December 2, 2015