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Casey Lucius and Jimmy Panetta Debate in Race for Congress

Nic Coury, Monterey County Weekly
Republican Casey Lucius and Democrat Jimmy Panetta debate at the Press Club in Seaside on Monday, September 19th.

Audience Question & Answer Session

90.3 KAZU, in partnership with the Monterey County Weekly, brings you this debate between 20th District Congressional Candidates Republican Casey Lucius and Democrat Jimmy Panetta.

They’re running for the Congressional seat that represents all of Monterey and San Benito Counties, as well as, part of Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties.  This seat is currently held by Congressman Sam Farr who is retiring after 23 years in office.

The debate took place Monday, September 19th at the Press Club in Seaside before a live audience.  It was moderated by Monterey County Weekly interim editor Sara Rubin.

Krista joined KAZU in 2007. She is an award winning journalist with more than a decade of broadcast experience. Her stories have won regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and honors from the Northern California Radio and Television News Directors Association. Prior to working at KAZU, Krista reported in Sacramento for Capital Public Radio and at television stations in Iowa. Like KAZU listeners, Krista appreciates the in-depth, long form stories that are unique to public radio. She's pleased to continue that tradition in the Monterey Bay Area.