Virtual Candidates Forum Set Between Fitzpatrick, Finello For 1st Congressional District

Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Democratic Candidate Christina Finello.

A date is officially set for a candidates forum for the First Congressional District with Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick and Democratic challenger Christina Finello.

The forum begins October 12 at 8 a.m. This will be the candidates’ second time in the political arena together.

The first debate between the candidates is October 6 at Bucks County Community College’s Lower Epstein Campus. Bristol Borough’s Bill Pezza will serve as moderator.

The League of Women Voters of Bucks County and the Bucks County Chambers of Commerce are co-hosting the Oct. 12 forum.

The public will be able to submit questions to this forum. Anyone interested in submitting a question must do so before Oct. 2.

Questions can be submitted at Organizers will review these questions ahead of the forum.

A statement from LWVBC says, “topics that are most frequently asked and will help voters differentiate the candidates will be asked.”

Due to the pandemic, neither the debate or forum will be open to the public. Only media and campaign staff can attend.

The Pennsylvania Cable Network will broadcast the forum live on multiple platforms:

· Watch LIVE on cable in PA. Find your channel at

· Stream LIVE on the PCN Select App for free. Download from your mobile app store.

· Stream LIVE on PCN’s website for free at The stream will be available on the top of the page.

Then LWVBC will have the full forum posted on their Facebook page on Wednesday, Oct. 14.