Three debates in works for Congress race

Three televised debates will likely be held in October for the race in New York’s 21st District.

Elise Stefanik, the Republican and Conservative Party candidate, Aaron Woolf, the Democratic and Working Party candidate, and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello will be in attendance at all three debates, according to the candidates.

Time Warner Cable News will host the first debate the week of Oct. 6, WPTZ New Channel 5 will host the second debate the week of Oct. 13, and WWNY News Channel 7 will host the third the week of Oct. 20.

Funiciello, a bakery owner from Glens Falls, told the Enterprise he has requested the candidates be allowed to take questions from the audience during the debates.