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2020 General Election Debates: Candidates For U.S. House

VPR and Vermont PBS are collaborating on a series of debates ahead of the 2020 general election.
Kyle Blair
Vermont PBS
Bob Kinzel moderates the U.S. Congress General Election debate on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

On Oct. 1, Bob Kinzel moderates the third and final debate in the VPR/Vermont PBS General Election debates series.  Listen as U.S. House candidates Peter Welch and Miriam Berry face off on key issues and answer your questions ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

If you have a question for the candidates, email community@vpr.net.

VPR and Vermont PBS have established a set of objective criteria to determine each debate lineup. That criteria includes each the following:

  • Major party status;
  • Incumbent office-holder;
  • Independent or minor party candidates who polled at 5% or more favorability in a statewide scientific nonpartisan poll, conducted within the last six months; and
  • Independent or minor party candidates who received 5% or more of the vote in the previous statewide general election for state or federal office

Taped for broadcast on Oct. 1, 2020 at noon.; rebroadcast at 7 p.m. The debate will also air on Vermont PBS at 7 p.m.

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