Candidate Debates – League of Women Voters – PA General Election 2018

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Candidate Debates hosted by the League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters Greater Pittsburgh is hosting a series of seven candidate debates for regional legislative races leading up to Election Day, November 6, 2018.

An overview of each debate is listed below, but check the official calendar for the League of Women Voters Greater Pittsburgh for more details and up-to-date information.

Not sure which of these debates apply to you? Click here to find what your state House, state Senate, and U.S. House districts are by entering your address.

Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 PM – 39th and 40th state House districts

  • Where: Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., Bethel Park, PA 15102
  • Who:
    • 39th state House District: Michael Puskaric (R) and Robert Rhoderick (D)
    • UPDATE 10/8/18: The 40th state House District debate will no longer be taking place, as Natalie Mihalek Stuck (R) cannot attend. Instead, Sharon Guidi (D), will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting at 7:30 PM at the Bethel Park Community Center. Details here.
    • 40th state House District: Sharon Guidi (D) and Natalie Mihalek Stuck (R) 

Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 PM – House District 30 and House District 33

  • Where: O’Hara Elementary Auditorium, 115 Cabin Lane, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
  • Who:
    • House District 30: Lori Mizgorski (R) and Betsy Monroe (D)
    • House District 33: Frank Dermody (D) and Joshua Nulph (R)

Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 PM – 17th U.S. Congressional District

  • Where: Televised on WTAE-TV
  • Who: Rep. Keith Rothfus (R) and Rep. Conor Lamb (D)

Tuesday, Oct. 23 – 44th state House District

  • Where: Robert Morris University, 6001 University Blvd, Moon PA 15108 (room TBD)
  • Who: Valerie Gaydos (R) and Michele Knoll (D)

Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 6 PM – 25th state House District

  • Where: CCAC Boyce Campus, Performance Lecture Hall Auditorium, South Wing Room S440, 595 Beatty Rd, Monroeville, PA 15146
  • Who: Brandon Markosek (D) and Stephen Schlauch (R)

Monday, Oct. 29 at 6 PM – 23rd state House District

  • Where: Taylor-Allderdice High School Auditorium, 2409 Shady Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217
  • Who: Dan Frankel (D – incumbent) and Jay Ting Walker (Green)

Thursday, Nov. 1 – 38th state Senate District and 28th state House District

  • Where: CCAC North Campus, Atrium Stage, 8701 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
  • Who:
    • 38th state Senate District: Jeremy Shaffer (R) and Lindsay Williams (D)
    • 28th state House District: Emily Skopov (D) and Mike Turzai (R – Speaker of the state House)

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