Three Candidates Confirm Participation In NY 22 Congressional Debate
VESTAL, NY (LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS) - The League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga Counties, WSKG Public Media, SUNY-Broome Civic Engagement Center, SUNY-Broome History, Philosophy and Social Sciences Department and Binghamton University Center for Civic Engagement have received confirmation from the three candidates in New York's 22nd Congressional District they will participate in a live, broadcast debate.
Anthony Brindisi, Claudia Tenney and Keith Price will meet on October 22, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. inside WSKG’s Vestal studios. The debate will be broadcast live on WSKG-TV and Radio.
Republican and former Congresswoman Claudia Tenney agreed to the forum today. Candidates were asked to respond by August 22, 2020. Democratic Incumbent Brindisi and Libertarian Challenger Price earlier confirmed their participation.
Under debate rules set by the LWV, all candidates who formally appear on the New York State ballot are encouraged to participate. The same rules governed similar NY22 debates conducted in 2016 and 2018.
The League and WSKG continue to work with other community partners in staging this event. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, health precautions will be observed. Therefore, the venue will be closed to the general public. However, questions from the general public will be accepted via social media and via the WSKG website. The debate moderator will be WSKG journalist and managing editor Gabe Altieri.
Questions may be submitted here: