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State Rep. Candidates Will Debate In Redding

REDDING, Conn. – Redding voters will be able to view the candidates running for the two State Representative seats that represent the town at the debate to be held at the Redding Community Center Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Republican incumbent John Shaban opposes Democrat Leon Karvelis in the district that includes most of Redding, Weston and Easton. Republican incumbent Dan Carter, who represents northern Redding and parts of Bethel and Danbury faces Democrat Steven DeMoura.

You can pose questions to the candidates, which will be reviewed by a panel of three, a Republican, Democrat and unaffiliated voter. Charlotte Garrell from Fairfield, who has moderated debates held in Redding in the past, will serve as moderator.

The debate, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Redding, follows a debate between John Shaban and Leon Karvelis that was held in Weston Oct. 13. U.S. House of Representative candidates Jim Hines, the Democratic incumbent and Steve Obsitnik, his Repbulican challenger, will debate from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Clune Performing Arts Center in Wilton.

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