As the election is winding down, the California U.S. Senate candidates are ready to debate ahead of the November 8 election. This election is the only race where two Democrats are facing off against each other – due to California’s top two primary.
Here’s the information for the first general election debate:
When is the General Election California U.S. Senate debate?
The senate debate will be on Wednesday, October 5 from 7 to 8 pm PST.
Where is the first California U.S. Senate debate?
The California U.S. Senate Debate will be held at the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles.
Who is hosting the first debate?
The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles teamed up with KABC TV to host the Senate debate.
What time does the first California U.S. Senate debate start?
The debate will start at 7pm PST, and will last an hour.
Which candidates will be participating in the debate?
Democrats California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will face off.
Is there only one debate?
The Harris and Sanchez campaigns have not agreed to more debates. Each are pushing each other to agree to more, but the candidate have different issues around the debates.
Kamala Harris suggested a September 20th debate to be held in Sacramento. However, Sanchez rejected the Sacramento event, saying a debate held in Stockton during the Senate primary was in the same media market and that the forums should be held in other parts of California.
Sanchez proposed three debates, all held in the Los Angeles region, but Harris came back insisting one be held in Northern California.
How can I watch the California U.S. Senate debate?
You can tune in on the live broadcast from Cal State LA on ABC7 or live stream at Cal State LA’s YouTube Channel.
Additionally, you can tune into C-SPAN who will have live coverage of the debate.