Two debates are being held tonight as municipal candidates gear up for November elections. In New Fairfield, Republican incumbent Susan Chapman is seeking a second term, and is being challenged by Democratic candidate Theda Lambert. Lambert is a political newcomer, an attorney by trade.
Tonight's debate will be held in the Community Room next to the Senior Center from 7:30 to 9:30pm.
In Redding, candidates for several offices will take the stage. The debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters will be held at the Redding Community Center at 7:30pm. The First Selectman candidates are Democratic incumbent Julia Pemberton and Republican challenger Eric Witt.
Candidates for Selectman and the Board of Finance will also be at the debate.