There is a debate in Danbury Thursday night between the two candidates vying for the 5th Congressional District seat. Two-term incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty and Republican challenger Clay Cope, Sherman's First Selectman, will field questions from a panel. League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization that encourages people to vote and participate in government in an educated and informed way.
The debate is at 7pm Thursday at the Portuguese Cultural Center on Sand Pit Road.
The debate is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Northern Fairfield County, the League of Women Voters of Litchfield County, the Portuguese Cultural Center and The Newstimes. WLAD's Jillian Mauro will be one of the panelists.