Legislative District 9 Debates - 2011

The Hughes Center and The Press held a second night of debates among Legislative District 9 candidates in Stockton’s new Campus Center on Oct. 19, 2011. Under the state’s new legislative district map, Galloway Township and Stockton College are now located in the 9th District covering much of Ocean County.Democratic Senate candidate Dorothy Ryan debated Republican Sen. Chris Connors, followed by a debate between GOP Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove and Democratic challengers Bradley Billhimer and Carla Kearney. Republican Assemblyman Brian Rumpf was hospitalized after a fall from the roof of his house and was unable to attend the debate.Press News Director Peter Brophy moderated the debate. Sharon Schulman and Daniel Good, a Press local news editor, questioned the candidates.