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.