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Gotham Votes 2013

Event Of The Day: Queens Borough President Debate


Top Democratic candidates for Queens borough president are expected to attend a debate tonight.

The debate will air on NY1's "The Road to City Hall" at 7 p.m. and will be repeated on NY1 at 10 p.m.

According to news reports, the leading contenders in the race, Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., former Councilwoman Melinda Katz and state Senator Tony Avella are expected to attend. To read more about the candidates, see our race page here.

The debate has the potential to heat up as Vallone and Avella have had a history of flare-ups. The two took shots at one another at a recent forum.

The "Road to City Hall" is hosted by Errol Louis.



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