From UMass Lowell:
The Center for Public Opinion periodically sponsors political debates as part of its mission to promote civic engagement and an enhanced understanding of the political process.
U.S. Senate Special Election Primary Debate, April 8, 2013
Come see the candidates for U.S. Senate debate the issues of importance to voters across Massachusetts on April 8 at Durgin Hall on South Campus. Democrats U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch and U.S. Rep. Edward Markey will face off at 7:30 p.m. All three Republican candidates – Gabriel Gomez, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and state Rep. Daniel Winslow – have also been invited, and if they accept, will debate at 6 p.m. Voters will decide in April 30 primaries which two candidates will advance to the June 25 special election.
Award-winning TV news reporter and media entrepreneur Jaclyn Cashman will moderate the debate. Student panelists will pose questions to the candidates at the event, which is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis and doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the event, which is set for Durgin Hall, located on South Campus at 35 Wilder St., Lowell.
Faculty members interested in bringing classes to the debate should e-mail Patricia_Coffey@uml.edu. Any schools or colleges interested in bringing groups of students to the debate should also e-mail Patricia_Coffey@uml.edu.
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