How to watch the NJ Lieutenant Governor’s debate
New Jersey’s main candidates for lieutenant governor, incumbent Sheila Oliver and Republican challenger Diane Allen, will meet tonight in the first and only debate of the 2021 campaign.
The debate will take place at 7 p.m. at Rider University in Lawrenceville in cooperation with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. It will be moderated by David Wildstein, editor of the New Jersey Globe, with questions from Micah Rasmussen, director of the Rebovich Institute of New Jersey Politics at Rider University, and Shennell McCloud, CEO of Project Ready.
The debate will be broadcast live on the New Jersey Globe website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, using the following links:
Globe of New Jersey: newjerseyglobe.com
Youtube: New Jersey Globe
The debate will be rebroadcast Saturday, October 9 on Talk Radio 77 WABC at 4 p.m. ET.
While three other candidates – Heather Warburton of the Green Party, Vivian Sahner of the Socialist Workers’ Party and Eveline Brownstein of the Libertarian Party – will also be on the ballot in November, they did not meet the fundraising thresholds determined by New Jersey Election Law. Commission of the execution and were therefore not invited to participate in the official debates.
The New Jersey Globe will sponsor a separate debate for Warburton, Sahner and Brownstein on Monday, October 11 at 9 p.m. ET. New Jersey Globe reporter Joey Fox will host the debate, which will be televised live.
One week from tomorrow, October 12, the second and final Governors’ Debate will be held in Glassboro at 8 p.m. ET. Its partners include NJ PBS, NJ Spotlight News, the Rowan Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship at Rowan University, New York Public Radio, WNYC and Gothamist.