Collins vs Bellavia

ULTIMATE  DEBATE  CHALLENGERS
Chris Collins versus Dave Bellavia

These candidates are facing each other in the June 26, 2012 Republican primary for the redistricted House of Representative 27th Congressional district. The current incumbent is Democrat Kathy Hochul.Mr.

Collins is a businessman and the former Erie County Executive from 2007 to 2011.

Mr. Bellavia is a Iraq Army veteran and author.

DATE and VENUE
Date: June 11, 2012
Venue:
Arcade VFW Post 374
550 W. Main Street
Arcade, NY 14009
(585) 492-2668
Time: 6:30pm to 9pm
FREE Admission
SCHEDULE – Tentative
6:30: Opening comments
6:35: Pledge of Allegiance
6:40: Debate rules
6:50: Candidates introductons
7pm – 8pm: Ultimate Debate
8:15pm – 9pm: Audience questions
9pm: Candidates poster signings
COMMEMORATIVE SOUVENIRS
Donations of $5.00 and more, receive a commemorative event poster signed by Chris Collins and Dave Bellavia. Proceeds help towards the expenses for the event.
DEBATE  FORMAT
Moderator Questions: None.
Debate Length: 60 minutes.
Format: The debaters will initiate discussion via an opening question. Each veteran rotates asking the discussion question. There is a maximum time length of 10 minutes per discussion. Discussions can be any length under the 10 minute restriction or over if both debaters are in agreement.
Timekeepers: Two timekeepers will be present. 2 rings of the bell will signal the start of the discussion. 1 ring will signal that there is one minute left in the intial ten minute discussion. 2 rings will signal the end of the discussion.
Purpose: Each participant demonstrates their intellect in not only their responses but in the quality of the questions content. This maintains control of the conversation in their hands and eliminates favortism due to third party moderators.Ultimate Debates are here.
27th District