Massachusetts Senate debate: How to watch Ed Markey-Kevin O’Connor debate online (Live stream, start time, network info.)

Massachusetts Senate debate: How to watch Ed Markey-Kevin O’Connor debate online (Live stream, start time, network info.)

Democratic Sen. Ed Markey and Republican attorney Kevin O’Connor square up on Monday night in a debate hosted by GBH, the candidates’ only live contest before Election Day. Markey, 74, is well known to Massachusetts voters after a more than 40-year career in Congress. He’s also the first politician to beat a Kennedy in a Massachusetts congressional race after a tough primary battle against Rep. Joe Kennedy III . Markey has worked to tap into a progressive movement galvanized in large part by his longtime focus on environmental issues. O’Connor, 58, an attorney for more than 30 years and a small business owner, topped Shiva Ayyadurai to pick up the GOP nomination for the Senate seat. Pushing to bring “common sense” to Washington, D.C., and looking to blunt the “Democratic socialist agenda,” O’Connor has represented family-owned businesses and technology companies, and fought social justice and diversity cases, including representing renters against slumlords. Here’s what you need to know heading into the debate. What time is the debate? The hour-long debate kicks off at 7 p.m. The debate will be held virtually, with GBH offering free registration to its virtual studio via Zoom for coverage and follow-up analysis between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. How can I watch on TV and stream online? The debate will be broadcast live on GBH Channel 2, WGBY Springfield, 89.7 FM, CAI Cape and Islands NPR, New England Public Radio in Springfield, C-SPAN and WAMC. MassLive will also feature a live stream of the […]

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