OCEAN/BURLINGTON COUNTIES, NJ — Republicans David Richter and Kate Gibbs hit the virtual debate stage tomorrow night at 8 pm. The candidates will present their case as to why they are best qualified to unseat incumbent Congressman Andy Kim for the third congressional seat.

Conducted using standard debate format, Stephanie Faughnan, Editor of TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown and Matt Rooney, Founder of SaveJersey will moderate the one-hour event.

Both candidate will have the opportunity to make introductory statements and answer questions emailed from online viewers and the moderators. Questions with sender's first name and municipality will be considered if submitted by noon on June 16. Email them  to CD3GOPDebate@gmail.com.

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The Zoom meeting will be available on Facebook Live on both TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown's and SaveJersey's Facebook pages. It is NOT necessary to subscribe to Facebook to access the debate as it happens.  This link will bring you directly to the debate.

The victor of the primary race will subsequently face another opponent in addition to Kim in the national election. Barnegat resident Marty Weber will be on the November ballot as an independent candidate.