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Josh Welle/Chris Smith - Taped Debate Broadcast

  • Broadcast on News 12 NJ - also Oct 20 and 21, 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 4:30 PM (map)

Republican Congressman Chris Smith has agreed to debate Democratic rival Josh Welle. To be taped Wednesday, Oct. 17; Aired Oct 19, 20, 21

The debate is being held by News 12 New Jersey and will take place in the News 12 studio. It's not really a debate, News 12 clarified, but more of a conversation or forum with the two candidates.

It will not be airing live: The debate is being taped Wednesday at noon, but won't be seen on the air until Friday, Oct. 19 at 9 p.m., and then re-broadcast Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.