Debates online

UD will stream Delaware Debates live Oct. 16, 17


9:42 p.m., Oct. 15, 2012--This week, the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication and Delaware First Media will present Delaware Debates 2012, featuring four debates over two evenings.

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, candidates for U.S. House of Representatives will debate, followed by candidates for U.S. Senate.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 17, candidates for lieutenant governor will debate, followed by candidates for governor.

Both evenings’ debates will take place in Mitchell Hall and begin promptly at 7 p.m.

While tickets to see Delaware Debates 2012 in Mitchell Hall are no longer available, those interested in watching the debates can view them live online at

Follow the action of Delaware Debates 2012 on Twitter with the hashtag #DEdebates. 

For more information about Delaware Debates 2012, including the candidates who qualified for inclusion, visit the website at

About Delaware Debates 2012

Delaware Debates 2012 is co-hosted by the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication and Delaware First Media, and supported by AARP Delaware and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. 

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