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Banks, Tritch to debate Oct. 28 on ABC21

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

The first of two confirmed debates featuring the candidates in Indiana's Third Congressional District will take place on ABC21 next month.

Rep. Jim Banks, a Republican, and challenger Courtney Tritch, a Democrat, will field questions on a variety of topics during the hour-long forum, which will be broadcast live by the station.

ABC21 evening news anchor Brien McElhatten will be joined by WOWO radio news director Kayla Blakeslee to moderate and pose the questions.

Banks is completing his first term in Congress, after serving previously in the state legislature. He is a former real estate broker and a U.S. Navy reservist.

Tritch is a former vice president of marketing at the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and business owner.

The general election is nine days after the debate, on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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