Local Elections

2010 U.S. Senate Debate- LIVE, October 20th at 7pm!


Wednesday, October 20th – It’s one of the most talked about political races in the country, and on October 20th, Pennsylvania’s candidates for U.S. Senator, Pat Toomey (R) and Joe Sestak (D), will go head-to-head on 6abc.  The much anticipated debate will be broadcast live from Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center at 7pm, and will be moderated by 6abc Action News’ Jim Gardner & ABC News’ (Good Morning America) George StephanopoulosAction News reporter Vernon Odom and WFMZ news anchor Wendy Davis will serve as panelists for the one-hour debate. 

This will be the first televised debate between the two candidates.  Toomey, the Republican candidate from the Lehigh Valley, will square off against Democrat Sestak, from Delaware County.  Gardner and Stephanopoulos will engage the candidates on topics such as the economy, health care, tax cuts, and political advertising.  With the race tight in the polls, the debate could ultimately sway the election on November 2nd.

You can WATCH THE LIVE STREAM OF THE DEBATE on 6abc.com starting at 7 p.m.

6abc.com coverage of Pat Toomey
Pat Toomey Official campaign site

6abc.com coverage of Joe Sestak
Joe Sestak Official campaign site