Delaware Campus to Host Debate Between Candidates for Governor of Delaware
Web Editor - Published: October 13, 2012
2012DebatesMARKELLVCRAGG235PXOn Tuesday, October 16th, Widener Law’s Delaware campus will host a debate between the three candidates in the race for governor of Delaware in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom.

The debate, presented by WDEL 1150 AM and WHYY, will run from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. and will feature incumbent Jack Markell (D) and challengers Jeffrey Cragg (R) and Mark Perri (Green).

Candidates will take questions from area journalists Amy Cherry of WDEL, Mark Eichmann of WHYY and Jonathan Starkey of The News Journal.

Students are encouraged to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to attend the debate to see the political process in action and hear directly from the candidates.

FOR ALL DEBATES The webcast will begin streaming at least 5 minutes before the event begins. Family and friends who cannot attend in person should log-in early to this page to ensure a good connection.

The page you will be re-directed to offers a link to live streams of special events such as commencement, sporting events and lectures. See guide below for all scheduled dates and times to be broadcast live over the Internet.


WEBCAST EVENTS DATE TIME LOCATION Click button to launch player
Delaware Debate: Governor Oct. 16
8:00-9:30 am Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom Video_btn
Delaware Debate: U.S. House of Representatives for Delaware Oct. 24 
8:00-9:30 am
Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
U.S. Senate for Delaware  Oct. 30
8:00-9:30 am Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

* All webcasts begin streaming 5 minutes before each event begins.

Candidates will take questions from a panel of area journalists that include members of the WDEL and WHYY news staffs, as well as other media outlets. WDEL news anchor Peter MacArthur or Mellany Armstrong will moderate.

The debates will be broadcast live on WDEL 1150 AM, at, and at WHYY will record them for television broadcast at 5 and 11 p.m. on Oct. 17 for the governor’s race, Oct. 26 for the U.S. House race and Oct. 31 for the U.S. Senate race.