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LATEST: LUNCH WITH THE CANDIDATES

Debate Schedule

About Lunch with the Candidates

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6 and continuing every Tuesday at 1 p.m. through October, theday.com will present an issue oriented live discussion from a studio at The Day with the candidates competing to represent our communities in the state House of Representatives. You can also visit the site to watch the state Senate debates The Day will host in our region. The videos will remain available for viewing through the election. If there are topics you want covered drop an email to p.choiniere@theday.com.

Sept. 6
37th House District (East Lyme, Salem)

Holly Cheeseman (R)
Beth Hogan (D)

Sept. 6, 7 p.m.
from Stonington High
18th Senate District

Heather Somers (R)
Tim Bowles (D)

Sept. 13
40th House District (Groton, Ledyard)

John Scott (R)
Christine Conley (D)

Sept. 20
39th House District (New London)

Chris Soto (D)
Ronna Stuller (G)
Andrew Lockwood (P)

Sept. 22 7 p.m.
from Lyme-Old Lyme High School

33rd Senate District
Art Linares (R)
Norm Needleman (D)

Sept. 27
139th House District (Montville, Norwich, Bozrah)

Kevin Ryan (D)
Joseph Mark Taraya (R)

Sept. 29
7 p.m. from Charter Oak Credit Union headquarters,
Waterford 20th Senate District

Paul Formica (R)
Ryan Henowitz (D)

Oct. 4
46th House District (Norwich)

Emmett Riley (D)
Bonnie Hong (P)
Rob Dempsky (R)

Oct. 11
38th House District (Waterford, Montville)

Kathleen McCarty (R)
Sharon Palmer (D)
Lauren Shaw (G)

Oct. 13, 7 p.m.
from NFA
19th Senate District

Cathy Osten (D)
Barbara Richardson Crouch (R)

Oct. 18
41st House District (Groton, New London)

Aundre Bumgardner (R)
Joe de la Cruz (D)

Oct. 25
43rd House District (Stonington, North Stonington)

Diana Urban (D)
Nick Mullane (R)

D: Democrat | R: Republican | G: Green Party | P: Petitioning candidate

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