Tuesday Night State Rep Debate Still Happening
Despite Hurricane Sandy and isolated power outages in Cambridge, candidates for state representative in the 26th Middlesex District were still planning to debate Tuesday in Central Square.
A Cambridge debate among candidates for state representative in the 26th Middlesex District was still scheduled to take place Tuesday night, according to the candidates' campaigns.
State Rep. Timothy Toomey, a Democrat, and challengers Thomas Vasconcelos, a Republican, and Mike Connolly, a Progressive Independent, will debate at 7 p.m. in front of a live studio audience at Cambridge Community Television in Central Square.
Due to Hurricane Sandy, 1658 customers in Cambridge were still without power as of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Senate candidates Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Scott Brown, who were also scheduled to debate Tuesday, decided not to debate that night.
Tuesday's will be the second televised debate among the 26th Middlesex District candidates. A previous debate, held on Oct. 16, took place in Somerville.