U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, and his Republican challenger Ashley Woolard will have their first televised debate Wednesday evening.
The hour-long, face-to-face debate is sponsored by NBC-17 and will be moderated by political reporter Kim Genardo. The debate will tape from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, but will not air until 1 p.m. Sunday.
The debate will be the first time the Wilson native and Washington businessman have met during the campaign trail. Butterfield is seeking a fourth consecutive term.
Residents can watch the entire debate on NBC-17 or view it online at mync.com.