October 16: LG Debate – Sheila Oliver v. Carlos Rendo

With both Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno now having named their picks for lieutenant governor, the Election Law Enforcement Commission has now laid down the details of the single debate between Democrat Sheila Oliver and Republican Carlos Rendo. Look for a show-down, baybee.

A key issue in the Guv race will be Kim Guadagno’s tenure as the first-in-NJ-history LG under Gov. Chris Christie. Sheila Oliver (ground-breaker herself), Assembly Speaker for part of Guadagno’s time as LG, is well-positioned to ask why Guadagno’s entitled for a job promotion when she squandered her time in the job she already has. Would love to see Rendo’s answer to that. Popcorn.

Oliver. Photo: Amanda Brown/Star-Ledger

NJ LG Debate
When: Monday, October 16 (8pm)
Where: Presentation Hall, School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University
Seating: 200 seats
Sponsors: Montclair State, NJTV, WNET, C-SPAN

State law requires the lieutenant governor debate to be set for sometime between the two gubernatorial debates: Debate Schedule set for 2017 Gubernatorial Candidates

We’ll have more info on how you can attend these three debates and where they will be broadcast and streamed as the date moves closer.

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