Assemblyman George Latimer, D-Rye, will debate Republican Bob Cohen at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Eastchester High School Auditorium as the pair battle over the state Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Suzi Oppenheimer. The community is invited to attend.
Oppenheimer, a Democrat from Mamaroneck, has held the seat for 28 years. The district includes the cities of New Rochelle, Rye and White Plains as well as the towns of Harrison, Mamaroneck, New Castle, North Castle, Ossining, Rye and Scarsdale.
Sponsoring the debate are the Eastchester High School Student Government Organization, students in the advanced placement government class, members of the Political Science Club and the Eastchester PTA Council.
A student from each of the sponsoring student groups will ask the questions. There will be a “meet and greet” after the debate with refreshments provided by the PTA. A voter registration drive will begin at 6 p.m.