Secretary of the State - West Hartford - University of Hartford, Lincoln Theater
Secretary of the State debate to be held at the Lincoln Theater on the campus of the University of Hartford, featuring Dominic Rapini (R) and Stephanie Thomas (D), in West Hartford. This will be the fourth debate in the series.
In collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Connecticut (LWVCT), Connecticut Public presents a weekly series of political debates between the key candidates in advance of the midterm November 2022 elections, including debates for the statewide offices of Governor and Secretary of the State, as well as U.S. Senate and Connecticut’s five U.S. Congressional districts.
Moderated by Connecticut Public journalists, each debate will take place at a different college or university campus throughout our state and will be broadcast and streamed across Connecticut Public platforms.
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U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd Congressional DistrictThis event will not occur due to candidate viability and scheduling conflicts.
U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd Congressional DistrictDate: Tuesday, October 4 at 8pm
Candidates: Joe Courtney (D - incumbent) and Mike France (R)
Moderator: Catherine Shen
Location: Eastern Connecticut State University, Fine Arts Instructional Center Concert Hall, Willimantic, CT
Watch On Demand: 2nd District Debate
U.S. House of Representatives, 1st Congressional DistrictDate: Tuesday, October 11 at 8pm
Candidates: John Larson (D - incumbent) and Dr. Larry Lazor (R)
Moderator: Ray Hardman
Location: Manchester Community College, SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium, Manchester, CT
Watch Now On Demand: 1st District Debate
U.S. House of Representatives, 4th Congressional DistrictDate: Thursday, October 13 at 8pm
Candidates: Jim Himes (D - incumbent) and Jayme Stevenson (R)
Moderator: Khalilah Brown-Dean
Location: Norwalk Community College, David Levinson Theater, Norwalk, CT
Watch Now On Demand: 4th District Debate
Secretary of the StateDate: Tuesday, October 18 at 8pm
Candidates: Dominic Rapini (R) and Stephanie Thomas (D)
Moderator: Walter Smith Randolph
Location: University of Hartford, Lincoln Theater, West Hartford, CT
Watch On Demand: Midterm Election Analysis Watch Now On Demand: Secretary of the State Debate
U.S. House of Representatives, 5th Congressional DistrictDate: Thursday, October 20 at 8pm
Candidates: Jahana Hayes (D - incumbent) and George Logan (R)
Moderator: Frankie Graziano
Location: Central Connecticut State University, Torp Theater, New Britain, CT
Watch Now On Demand: 5th District Debate
SenateDate: Tuesday, October 25 at 8pm
Candidates: Richard Blumenthal (D - incumbent) and Leora Levy (R)
Debate cancelled due to candidate non-participation.
GubernatorialDate: Thursday, October 27 at 8pm
Candidates: Ned Lamont (D - incumbent) and Bob Stefanowski (R)
Debate cancelled due to candidate non-participation.
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