New York City Mayoral Debate

During the first of two hour-long televised encounters, incumbent Mayor Michael Bloomberg debated Democratic challenger Fernando Ferrer.… read more

During the first of two hour-long televised encounters, incumbent Mayor Michael Bloomberg debated Democratic challenger Fernando Ferrer. Mr. Ferrer said the incumbent had failed to address unaffordable housing and high dropout rates among high school students. Mayor Bloomberg argued his record on public safety, the economy, and education had earned him a second term. They responded to questions and comments from members of a panel.

The debate was held at the studios of WABC-TV, New York City. The second debate was held on November 1, 2005. Mr. Ritter moderated the event, which was paneled by Ms. Oller, Mr. Louis, and Mr. Evans. Participating by video feed, residents of the city asked questions of the participants. close

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New York City Mayoral Debate

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Program ID:
189654-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 31, 2005 | 1:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 01, 2005 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Oct 31, 2005 | 1:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2005 | 5:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2005 | 5:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2005 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1