Tonight at 8:00pm, exactly three weeks before Election Day, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli will square off in the second, and final, debate of New Jersey’s contentious governor’s race.
It comes two weeks after Murphy, who is seeking a second term, and Ciattarelli, a former member of the state Assembly, tangled in a tense and acrimonious first debate, with the candidates arguing over the governor’s response to Tropical Storm Ida, his handling of COVID-19 in nursing homes, coronavirus vaccines, masks in schools, taxes, abortion, and more.
The moderator panel for tonight’s debate includes David Cruz, senior political correspondent at NJ Spotlight News; Colleen O’Dea, NJ Spotlight News’ senior writer and projects editor; Ben Dworkin, founding director of the Rowan Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship; and Michael Hill, host of WNYC’s Morning Edition.
Watch live: below at 7:00 pm.