UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion


The Center for Public Opinion periodically sponsors political debates as part of its mission to promote civic engagement and an enhanced understanding of the political process.

U.S. Senate Special Election Primary Debate, April 8, 2013

The U.S. Senate Special Election Primary Debate between Democrats Rep. Stephen Lynch and Rep. Edward Markey was held at Durgin Hall at UMass Lowell on Monday, April 8, 2013. Voters will decide in April 30 primaries which two candidates will advance to the June 25 special election.

Award-winning TV news reporter and media entrepreneur Jaclyn Cashman moderated the debate. Student panelists posed questions to the candidates at the event, which was open to the public.