Delaware campus debate Wednesday, Oct. 24
Public Relations - Published: October 16, 2012
2012DebatesCarneyVKovach235The second of three debates planned for the Delaware campus will happen Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom.

The entire campus community is encouraged to attend and watch the candidates for Delaware’s lone U.S. House of Representatives seat share their ideas for the country’s future.

Candidates include U.S. Rep. John Carney (D) and challengers Tom Kovach (R), Bernard August (Green) and Scott Gesty (Libertarian).

The debate is presented by WDEL 1150 AM and WHYY in partnership with Widener Law. It will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and it is open to the public.

Candidates will take questions from a panel of area journalists that include WDEL afternoon news anchor Allan Loudell, WHYY journalist Nichelle Polston and News Journal reporter Doug Denison. WDEL morning news anchor Peter MacArthur will moderate.

The debates will be broadcast live on WDEL 1150 AM and at WDEL.com. WHYY will record them for television broadcast at 5 and 11 p.m. on Oct. 26.

FOR ALL DEBATES The webcast will begin streaming at least 5 minutes before the event begins. Family and friends who cannot attend in person should log-in early to this page to ensure a good connection.

The page you will be re-directed to offers a link to live streams of special events such as commencement, sporting events and lectures. See guide below for all scheduled dates and times to be broadcast live over the Internet.

WEBCAST EVENTS DATE TIME LOCATION Click button to launch player
Delaware Debate: U.S. House of Representatives for Delaware Oct. 24 
8:00-9:30 am
Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
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U.S. Senate for Delaware  Oct. 30
8:00-9:30 am Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
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* All webcasts begin streaming 5 minutes before each event begins.


Candidates will take questions from a panel of area journalists that include members of the WDEL and WHYY news staffs, as well as other media outlets. WDEL news anchor Peter MacArthur or Mellany Armstrong will moderate.

The debates will be broadcast live on WDEL 1150 AM, at WDEL.com, and at law.widener.edu. WHYY will record them for television broadcast at 5 and 11 p.m. on Oct. 26 for the U.S. House race and Oct. 31 for the U.S. Senate race.