Mikie vs. Jay. Webber vs. Sherrill. Lawyer vs. lawyer. Blue vs. Red.
Whatever the label, it describes this fall’s race to succeed Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th Dist.) in District 11, which spans parts of Morris, Sussex, Passaic and Essex counties.
Democrat Mikie Sherrill–former Navy chopper pilot and federal prosecutor, Montclair resident and mother of four–and Republican Assemblyman Jay Webber–Harvard law, Morris Plains resident and father of seven–each fielded panel questions for 30 minutes.
Sherrill appeared first on the dais, and so that is the speaking order on the videos.
Video: Congressional hopefuls draw a bead on the NRA:
Video: Candidates weigh in on rising anti-Semitism:
Video: Walls? ICE? Candidates talk immigration:
Video: Trump’s plan for Medicaid block grants? Candidates beg to differ:
Video: Smooth sailing or potholes and traffic jams. Who has it right?
Video: Can’t we all just get along? Sherrill, Webber point fingers: