Hochul, Collins to debateby jmaloni
In the race for the 27th congressional district, Democrat incumbent Rep. Kathy Hochul and the Republican candidate, former Erie County Executive Chris Collins, will debate live at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, from the WNED Studios in downtown Buffalo.
"Decision 2012: 27th Congressional District Debate" is presented by WNED-TV, in partnership with WGRZ-TV, The Buffalo News, The League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara and WXXI-AM, WXXI-TV and WHEC-TV in Rochester.
The hour-long debate will be simulcast on WNED, WGRZ and WBFO-FM 88.7/WNED-AM 970 radio. Questions will be posed by three panelists: Bob McCarthy, Buffalo News political reporter; Julie Philipp, WXXI news director; and Claudine Ewing, WGRZ reporter. WBFO/WNED News Director Jim Ranney will moderate.
The public is encouraged to email questions for the candidates to[email protected]. Questions will be selected prior to the broadcast.