Debates set in Erie County executive race

   May 9, 2013 3:38 pm    1


Two debates, focused on the race for Erie County executive, are set for next week.

The Erie Reader’s 2013 Downtown Debate Series takes place Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jefferson Educational Society, 3207 State St.

Barry Grossman, incumbent Erie County Executive, will debate Kathy Dahlkemper, his challenger in the Democratic primary. Republicans Don Tucci and Tom Loftus will also take part.

The debate will air live on WICU-TV.

David Kozak, professor of political science at Gannon University and director of Leadership Erie, and Sean Lafferty, anchor for WJET-TV, will moderate a Thursday debate between the two Democratic candidates, Grossman and Dahlkemper.

That debate will air live on WQLN-TV on Thursday at 8 p.m. and again on WJET-TV Friday at 7 p.m.

WQLN-FM radio will rebroadcast the debate on Saturday at 7 a.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.


–Kevin Flowers




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One Response to “Debates set in Erie County executive race”

  1. DENNIS RIECK says:

    Please ask Barry Grossman why he thinks he was responsible for Lord MFG staying local when he did almost nothing to save those jobs. Many local people and orginations and people other than him gave up a lot to keep them here not Barry. Everyone ask questions and check what I am saying out.

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