August 4, 2020

The Day, Eastern Chamber to Host Series of State Senate Candidate Debates

The Day and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut are hosting a series of debates for candidates running for state senate. Those relevant to our coverage area are as follows:

  • The 20th Senate District debate will be held Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Charter Oak Credit Union headquarters, Waterford, and features incumbent state Sen. Paul Formica (R), who is running for a second term, and challenger Martha Marx (D). The district includes Old Lyme.
  • The 33rd Senate District debate will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, at Old Saybrook High School and features state Rep. Melissa H. Ziobron, (R-34th) and Essex First Selectman Norm Needleman, (D). Incumbent state Sen. Art Linares is not seeking re-election in the 33rd Senate District. He was unsuccessful in his attempt to be nominated as the Republican candidate for state treasurer.  The district includes Lyme.

Both debates start at 7 p.m. and are open to the public.  Admission is free.

Visit this link  on the for more information about all the debates.


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