On the Campaign Trail: Debates set for 4th District candidates

The candidates for the 4th Congressional District seat, incumbent Jim Himes (D) and challenger Steve Obsitnik (R), will debate foreign policy issues on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenwich under the auspices of the World Affairs Forum.

The debate is free and open to all on a first come, first served basis.

The 4th District includes Weston.

The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world.

On Sunday, Oct. 28, 12 area chapters of the League of Women Voters in Fairfield County, including the Weston Chapter, will present another debate between Mr. Obsitnik and Mr. Himes.

The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 4 to 5:30 at the Clune Performing Arts Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road/Route 7 in Wilton.

The league debate will be facilitated by Jara Burnett of the Greenwich League of Women Voters, and moderated by Stamford’s Kay Maxwell, a former president of the League of Women Voters of the United States and current executive director of the            Stamford-based World Affairs Forum.

Questions will be collected in writing from the audience and others prepared by league members. All questions will be presented by the moderator.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government.

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