With less than a month to go until Election Day, candidates in the most competitive races of this midterm season are hashing out their differences in debates. Read about those that have taken place so far, and see where and when to watch the events to come.
Monday, Oct. 10: Ohio
The candidates for Senate in Ohio, Representative Tim Ryan, a Democrat, and J.D. Vance, a Republican, will debate at 7 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream of the debate will be available online.
Wednesday, Oct. 12: Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico
Maryland’s candidates for governor, Dan Cox, a Republican, and Wes Moore, a Democrat, will debate at 7 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available to Maryland residents online.
In Massachusetts, the candidates for governor, Geoff Diehl, a Republican, and Maura Healey, a Democrat, will debate at 7 p.m. Eastern time. The event will be streamed live online.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, a Democrat, will debate her Republican challenger, Mark Ronchetti, at 8:30 p.m. Eastern time.
Thursday, Oct. 13: Colorado, Michigan, Wisconsin
Candidates for a newly created House seat in Colorado will debate at 8:30 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream of the matchup, between Yadira Caraveo, a Democrat, and Barbara Kirkmeyer, a Republican, will be available online.
In Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, will debate Tudor Dixon, a Republican, at 7 p.m. Eastern time. It will be streamed live.
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Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, a Republican, and his Democratic challenger, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, will debate for a second time at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available online.
Friday, Oct. 14: Georgia, Wisconsin
Senator Raphael Warnock of Georgia and his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker, will debate at 7 p.m. Eastern time. The debate will be hosted by WSAV in Savannah and aired on other TV stations in the state.
In Wisconsin, Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, and Tim Michels, a Republican, will debate at 8 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available online.
Monday, Oct. 17: Georgia, Iowa, Utah
In Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp and his Democratic challenger, Stacey Abrams, will debate at 7 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available on Facebook and online.
Gov. Kim Reynolds of Iowa, a Republican, will debate Deirdre DeJear, a Democrat, at 8 p.m. Eastern time. It will be streamed live.
Senator Mike Lee of Utah, a Republican, will debate an independent challenger, Evan McMullin, at 8 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available online.
Tuesday, Oct. 18: Illinois, Minnesota
In Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, will debate a Republican challenger, Darren Bailey, at 8 p.m. Eastern time. The debate will be aired on WGN-TV in Chicago and other stations across the state.
Minnesota’s governor, Tim Walz, will debate Scott Jensen, a Republican, at 8 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available online.
Monday, Oct. 24: Florida
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, a Republican, will debate his Democratic challenger, Representative Charlie Crist, at 7 p.m. Eastern time. The debate was originally scheduled for Oct. 12 but was postponed because of Hurricane Ian.
Tuesday, Oct. 25: Pennsylvania
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, and Dr. Mehmet Oz, a Republican, are running for Senate in Pennsylvania and will debate at 8 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available online.
Thursday, Oct. 27: Maine
In Maine, Gov. Janet T. Mills, a Democrat, will debate former Gov. Paul LePage, a Republican. The debate will begin at 7 p.m. Eastern time.
Friday, Oct. 28: Colorado, Minnesota
Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, a Democrat, will debate Joe O’Dea, a Republican, at 9 p.m. Eastern time. The event will be streamed live.
The candidates for governor of Minnesota, Mr. Walz and Mr. Jensen, will debate again at 8 p.m. Eastern time. A livestream will be available online.
Friday, Oct. 7: North Carolina, Wisconsin
Cheri Beasley, a Democratic former chief justice of the State Supreme Court, and Representative Ted Budd, who are competing for a Senate seat in North Carolina, met for a debate in Raleigh. Mr. Budd, a Republican, tried to paint the race as a referendum on President Biden, while Ms. Beasley sought to tie her opponent to election denialism and former President Donald J. Trump.
Read: ‘The Key Issues That Defined North Carolina’s Senate Debate’
Mr. Johnson and Mr. Barnes previously met for a debate in Madison that put their ideological differences on full display: Mr. Barnes embraced progressive ideas like marijuana legalization and the defense of Black Lives Matter protesters, while Mr. Johnson derided efforts to curb climate change.
Read: ‘Five Takeaways From the Wisconsin Senate Debate’
Thursday, Oct. 6: Arizona, Illinois
Senator Mark Kelly of Arizona, a Democrat, and Blake Masters, his Republican challenger, met for a debate in Phoenix, where the topics included abortion, immigration and California’s water use.
Read: ‘Five Takeaways From the Arizona Senate Debate’
Mr. Pritzker and Mr. Bailey debated in Normal, Ill., as part of their contest for governor. Mr. Bailey pressed Mr. Pritzker, whose presidential ambitions are no secret, to pledge to serve out all four years of his term if re-elected. Moderators asked Mr. Bailey to explain comments that compared abortion to the Holocaust.
Read: ‘In Illinois Governor’s Debate, Bailey Tries to Put Pritzker on Defensive’
Wednesday, Oct. 5: Kansas
Gov. Laura Kelly of Kansas, a Democrat, and her Republican opponent, Derek Schmidt, the state attorney general, met for a debate in Kansas City. Mr. Schmidt danced around the issue of abortion, saying that while he preferred “a Kansas that has fewer abortions, not more,” he would respect the outcome of an August referendum that preserved abortion rights.
Read: ‘G.O.P. Governor Candidate in Kansas Walks Abortion Tightrope in a Debate’
Tuesday, Oct. 4: Maine
Ms. Mills and Mr. LePage met before in a debate in Lewiston. Mr. LePage struggled to answer a question from a moderator about whether he would veto additional restrictions on abortion if a Republican legislature were to pass them.
Read: ‘LePage Stumbles on Abortion Questioning in Maine Governor’s Debate’