BARNEGAT, NJ — For candidates seeking their party's line in the general elections, campaigning for primaries has meant doing things differently. When it comes to the CD-3 Republican challengers, Katie Gibbs and David Richter have agreed to a virtual debate on June 16th at 8 pm.

Both candidates will have their chance to explain why they are the better option when it comes to unseating incumbent Democrat Congressman Andy Kim. Perspective voters will also have an opportunity to ask questions regarding Gibbs' and Richter's stance on the issues.

The third congressional district includes municipalities within both Burlington and Ocean County. Gibbs has the endorsement of the Burlington County Republican Committee; Richter has the endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Organization.

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Stephanie Faughnan, Editor of TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown and Matt Rooney, Founder of Save Jersey will moderate the one-hour debate and also ask questions of the candidates.

Anyone wishing to submit questions in advance of the debate, should email No live questions will be taken from audience members. Emails should include the sender's first name and municipality.

More information regarding the live virtual debate to follow.