VPR - Vermont PBS Debates: View The 2018 Schedule & Submit Candidate Questions
VPR and Vermont PBS have partnered to present a series of debates ahead of the 2018 general election — and we want to know what questions you have for some of the candidates running for statewide office.
2018 Debate Schedule
The following debates will be airing on both VPR and Vermont PBS at the dates and times listed. And if you miss a live debate, find a podcast version later in the Vermont Edition feed.
Wednesday, Oct. 10 — Lieutenant Governor
- Don Turner Jr. (Republican)
- David Zuckerman (Progressive/Democrat)
Airs live at noon. Hosted by Peter Hirschfeld.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 — U.S. House of Representatives
- Anya Tynio (Republican)
- Peter Welch (Democrat)
Airs live at noon. Hosted by Jane Lindholm
Wednesday, Oct. 24 — Governor
- Christine Hallquist (Democrat)
- Phil Scott (Republican)
Airs live at 7 p.m. Hosted by Bob Kinzel and Jane Lindholm.
Monday, Oct. 29 — U.S. Senate
- Bernie Sanders (Independent)
- Lawrence Zupan (Republican)
Airs live at noon. Hosted by Jane Lindholm.
How To Submit A Question
What has been weighing on your mind as a Vermonter? What would you like to ask these candidates? Here's your chance, because we are accepting your questions to possibly be put to the participants in the VPR - Vermont PBS Debates.
There's a few different possibilities for sending questions our way:
- Voicemail: Call 1-802-552-3425 at your convenience and leave a voicemail message with your question.
- Write: Send an email to email@example.com with your question written out.
- Record: Have the best of both worlds! Record your question in your own voice using a smartphone and then attach the file as an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: No matter which way you choose to make a submission, you'll want to keep questions concise. We do reserve the right to edit them down for broadcast if necessary. Please also include your name and the town/city where you live in your message.
General Election FYI
This year, Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6 — and early voting has already begun.
The Vermont Secretary of State's website is your go-to destination for information about registering to vote, finding your polling place and more.