WNPR's McEnroe, Dankosky to Moderate Upcoming Debates

The 2014 campaign season is in full swing, and WNPR's show hosts are moderating upcoming updates. Catch them on air, online, and on TV. Find all the details below.

Gubernatorial debate, Connecticut Broadcasters Association
Thursday, October 9, 4:00 pm, Hartford Hilton
Moderated by WNPR's Colin McEnroe

Live on WNPR.org, October 9, 4:00 pm
Tune in on WNPR or CPTV October 9, 8:00 pm

From left, 2014 congressional candidates: Democrat Joe Courtney and Republican Lori Hopkins-Cavanaugh

Second Congressional District debate, WNPR/CPTV and The Day
Tuesday, October 14, 8:00 pm, Garde Arts Center
Moderated by WNPR's John Dankosky

Live on WNPR.org and WNPR, October 14, 8:00 pm
Tune in on CPTV October 17, 8:00 pm 


  • U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, Democrat
  • Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh, Republican

Panel includes:

  • Paul Choiniere, editorial page editor for The Day
  • Harriet Jones, WNPR business desk reporter

No tickets are required.

From left, Republican Tom Foley, Independent Joe Visconti, and Democrat Dannel Malloy. All will be on the ballot for Connecticut governor this November.

Gubernatorial debate, WNPR/CPTV and The Day
Thursday, October 16, 7:00 pm, Garde Arts Center
Moderated by WNPR's John Dankosky

Live on CPTV, WNPR, WNPR.org, and theday.com, October 16, 7:00 pm


  • Governor Dannel Malloy, Democrat
  • Tom Foley, Republican
  • Joe Visconti, Independent

Panel includes:

  • Paul Choiniere, editorial page editor for The Day
  • Harriet Jones, WNPR business desk reporter

The debate will feature a cumulative time format. Candidates are not restricted to a time limit on any one question, but will be restricted to a total answering time of 16 minutes each over the course of the one-hour debate. The intent of the format is to generate a more free-flowing exchange of policy positions.

Tickets required for entry to the gubernatorial debate.

Free tickets, limited to four per person, will be available beginning Monday, October 13 at The Day on Eugene O'Neill Drive in New London, the Garde Arts Center on State Street in New London, and at the public libraries in New London, Groton, Norwich, and Waterford.