Sanford Bishop and Don Cole to face off for Second Congressional District seat in November. (Source: WALB) AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) – Democratic candidate and current Georgia 2nd Congressional District seat holder, Sanford Bishop and Republican candidate, Don Cole had their first and only debate just days before the Nov. 3 election. Bishop (Source: WALB) Cole (Source: WALB) It was held at Georgia Southwestern State University’s campus with a professor and four students asking the questions. Questions like is China to blame when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, how should Congress handle the current state of US jobs and our economy right now and their thoughts on Roe v. Wade. “We can not infringe on the rights of the individual to own and bear firearms and I will stand by the Second Amendment rights,” Cole said about gun rights.