At 8 p.m. tonight, NJTV News will broadcast the debate between the Democratic and Republican nominees for lieutenant governor live from Montclair State University.
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron will moderate the 60-minute debate between Democrat Sheila Oliver, an Essex County Assemblywoman, and Republican Carlos Rendo, the mayor of Woodcliff Lake. This is their only televised debate before the Nov. 7 election.
Oliver is the running mate of former Ambassador Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee to succeed Chris Christie as governor of New Jersey. Rendo is the running mate of Kim Guadagno, the Republican nominee who is currently the state’s lieutenant governor.
The broadcast will run a total of 90 minutes and include commentary and analysis anchored by NJTV News Anchors Mary Alice Williams and Michael Hill. NJTV News Senior Correspondent David Cruz will contribute with additional questions.