NEC Hosts First District Congressional Debate
The Center for Civic Engagement at New England College hosted a debate for the 2010 general elections for Congress in the first district. The debate between Democrat Carol Shea Porter and Republican Frank Guinta, was held on Tuesday, October 19 in the Simon Center.
New England College partnered with the Concord Monitor, New Hampshire Business Review, WMUR.com, and WGIR radio to sponsor the debate. The debate was broadcast live by WGIR radio and streamed live on WMUR.com. Please click here to view the archived video.
Moderator for the debate was James Pindell, Political Director at WMUR.com. Questions were prepared by a panel representing each of the media partners including: Charlie Sherman, WGIR Morning Host; Clay Wirestone, Reporter for the Concord Monitor; and Jeff Feingold, Editor of the New Hampshire Business Review.
Dr. Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr., Director of the Center for Civic Engagement and Professor of Political Science at New England College states, “Our media partners have demonstrated their commitment to providing access to the candidates in these important New Hampshire races. We are pleased to offer a venue where citizens and students can participate in our state’s rich tradition of spirited political discourse.”