First Debate for U.S Congress Candidates held in Grand Junction

For U.S House of Representatives and Senate, candidates faced off.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - For the first time this campaign season, the candidates for the U.S Senate and House of Representatives, faced off on the debate stage and it was held in Grand Junction.

The debate was hosted by sponsor-funded group, Club 20, which tries to portray the interests of the western slope.

Traditionally, with less than 2 months until election day, this is the event that puts the campaign season in full tilt.

For Congressional District three, sending a member to the U.S House of Representatives, was incumbent Republican Scott Tipton, challenged by former state senator, Democrat Gail Schwartz.

The U.S Senate Debate, was a three horse race. Challenging incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet was El Paso County Commissioner, Republican Darryl Glenn and Libertarian and Chinese Native, Lily Tang Williams.


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