2 TV debates set for Wu, Essaibi George

The Dorchester Reporter and the Bay State Banner will once again team up with NBC10 Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston to sponsor a live debate between the two finalists for mayor, Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu. The telecast will take place on Tues., Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.

The second debate ahead of the Nov.2 general election will be moderated by NBC10 Boston Morning News Anchor Latoyia Edwards, with political reporter Alison King and Telemundo Boston news anchor Grace Gómez as panelists. Viewer questions will be solicited in advance via social media as well as from readers of the Dorchester Reporter and the Bay State Banner. Candidates will not see the questions ahead of time.

Wu and Essaibi George are also scheduled to meet for a one-on-one debate live on CBS Boston (Channel 4) on Wed., Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Jon Keller will moderate that event.

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