Updated Oct. 9, 12 p.m.
There are only five weeks until Election Day.
OK, good. Now you can get ready to cast your ballot. One way to do that is by watching debates. The selection is somewhat limited this year, so consult this list to make sure you don’t miss a second of the fun.
Tonight is the one and only gubernatorial debate, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican Scott Wagner will be questioned by the king of questions “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek.
When: 8:15 tonight.
How to watch: PCN, the cable channel, will air the debate live on TV and on its website. Other news stations will have the option to broadcast the debate live.
There’s also only one debate scheduled between the candidates for lieutenant governor, Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Jeff Bartos. Channel 11 Morning News anchor Katherine Amenta will serve as moderator.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6
How to watch: Live on WPXI.
The will be two debates between Sen. Bob Casey and Rep. Lou Barletta.
One will take place in Philadelphia.
When: Saturday, Oct. 20
How to watch: On WPVI
The other in Pittsburgh, moderated by KDKA-TV‘s Ken Rice, Jon Delano, and Lynne Hayes-Freeland.
When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26
How to watch: On KDKA-TV
17th Congressional District
Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Keith Rothfus will participate in two debates.
The first will be hosted by KDKA-TV and moderated by the station’s Ken Rice, Jon Delano, and Lynne Hayes-Freeland.
When: 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8
How to watch: On KDKA-TV
The second debate, organized by the League of Women Voters, will air on WTAE and be moderated by the station’s Mike Clark. Panelists include WTAE reporter Paul Van Osdol, freelance journalist Elaine Effort, and 90.5 WESA’s Chris Potter.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16
How to watch: On WTAE
18th Congressional District
Incumbent Rep. Mike Doyle, a Democrat, is running unopposed.
39th and 40th legislative districts
Update: A representative for the League of Women Voters said Puskaric and Mihalek Stuck have declined to participate. The forum has been cancelled.
Democrat Robert Rhoderick and Republican Michael Puskaric, who are competing for Rick Saccone’s seat in the 39th, will debate first. They will be followed by 40th district candidates Democrat Sharon Guidi and Republican Natalie Mihalek Stuck.
When: 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9
Where: Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., Bethel Park
30th and 33rd legislative districts
Democrat Betsy Monroe will debate Lori Mizgorski, who wants to succeed her boss Hal English in the 30th district. They will be followed by Rep. Frank Dermody of the 33rd district and his Republican opponent Joshua Nulph.
When: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11
Where: O’Hara Elementary Auditorium, 115 Cabin Lane, Pittsburgh
44th Legislative District
Democrat Michele Knoll and Republican Valerie Gaydos will be the only debate of the night. They are competing for Rep. Mark Mustio’s seat.
When: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23
Where: Robert Morris University, Room TBA, 6001 University Blvd., Moon
25th Legislative District
Democrat Brandon Markosek will make the case for why he should take his father’s place in a debate against Republican Stephen Schlauch.
When: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24
Where: CCAC Boyce Campus, Performance Lecture Hall Auditorium, South Wing Room S440, 595 Beatty Road, Monroeville
23rd Legislative District
Democrat Rep. Dan Frankel will debate his Green challenger Jay Ting Walker.
When: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29
Where: Allderdice High School, Auditorium, 2409 Shady Ave.
38th Senatorial District and 28th Legislative District
Just six days before the election, Democrat Lindsey Williams and Republican Jeremy Shaffer — candidates in one of the most competitive state Senate districts — will debate. That forum will be followed by one between House Speaker Mike Turzai and his Democratic opponent Emily Skopov.
When: 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1
Where: CCAC North Campus, Atrium Stage, 8701 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh
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