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Democratic Primary Senatorial Debate 2013

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey is proud to have partnered with ABC television affiliates WABC and WPVI, Univision, and the Record of North Jersey to sponsor a Democratic Primary Senatorial debate featuring Rush Holt, Sheila Oliver, and Frank Pallone.

The debate was held Sunday, July 28 on WABC-TV and on WPVI, 6abc. Univision- 41 will air the debate in Spanish on Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 am. Watch the debate below (4 segments).

The date for the Special Primary Election for U.S. Senate is Tuesday, August 13. Polls will be open from 6 am - 8 pm. If you have any questions, please contact the League of Women Voters of New Jersey at 1-800-792-VOTE (8683).

Part 1: Legacy of Senator Frank Lautenberg and carving out own's own senatorial image; Unemployment, Job growth in general and among minorities; Social Security and Medicare

Part 2: Social Security and Medicare; Economy (should the federal government intervene to help Detroit?); Crime prevention and the needs of urban communities; Food Stamps

Part 3: Food Stamps; Gun control; Affordable Care Act (how to make sure that New Jersey's uninsured will get coverage); Immigration Reform

Part 4: Women's Reproductive Rights; Ability of Democrats and Republicans to work together