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The New Jersey Globe U.S. Senate Debate will feature Democratic incumbent Cory Booker, left, and Republican Rik Mehta.

Booker, Mehta will face-off in New Jersey Globe U.S. Senate Debate on October 27

First and only debate of 2020 U.S. Senate campaign to be moderated by NJ Globe Editor David Wildstein

By NJ Globe Staff, October 20 2020 4:22 pm

Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Rik Mehta will meet for the first and only debate in the 2020 race for United States Senate in New Jersey on Tuesday, October 27 at 5 PM in a forum sponsored by the New Jersey Globe.

The debate will air live on the New Jersey Globe and its social media platforms: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Two television networks will broadcast the New Jersey Globe debate between Booker and Mehta: my9 in North Jersey at 6 PM on Saturday, October 31, and Fox29 in South Jersey at 7AM on Sunday, November 1.

The Senate debate will be moderated by David Wildstein, the editor of the New Jersey Globe.

This will be the sixth debate sponsored by the New Jersey Globe this cycle.

Three congressional debates have already been held: Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-Ringoes) and Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr. (R-Westfield) in the 7th district, Rep. Andy Kim (D-Moorestown) and David Richter in the 3rd, and Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair) and Rosemary Becchi in the 11th.

On Sunday, October 25, the New Jersey Globe 25th District State Senate Debate will feature a matchup between incumbent Anthony M. Bucco (R-Boonton) and Democrat Rupande Mehta.  That debate starts at 7:30 PM.

At 9 PM, the Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) and Republican Frank Pallotta will participate in the New Jersey Globe 5th District Congressional Debate.

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