First Congressional District Candidates Debate Scheduled at UMW
Republican incumbent Rep. Rob Wittman, Democratic candidate Adam Cook and Independent candidate Gail Parker will debate at UMW.
Candidates for Virginia's First Congressional District will participate in a debate at the University of Mary Washington on Monday, Oct. 29.
Republican incumbent Rep. Rob Wittman, Democratic candidate Adam Cook and Independent candidate Gail Parker will face off beginning at 7:30 p.m. in George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium. The debate is free and open to the public.
Stephen Farnsworth, UMW professor of political science and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies, will moderate the program. The panel will be comprised of local journalists.
The debate is co-sponsored by the Legislation Action Committee of UMW’s Student Government Association; the UMW chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science scholastic honorary society; the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Free Lance-Star.