The campaigns of Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, Tedra Cobb, and Lynn Kahn, have all accepted an invitation for a debate from Mountain Lake PBS.

The three candidates for Congress in New York’s 21 District will discuss the issues face-to-face on Tuesday, October 23 during a debate in the studios of Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh, New York.

You can watch a live stream of the taping of the debate at 2 PM online at, and on Facebook.

The 60-minute debate will be available online at, and will broadcast on Mountain Lake PBS on:

  • Wednesday, Oct 24 at 7 PM
  • Friday, Oct 26 at 8 PM
  • Saturday, Oct 27 at 7 PM
  • Sunday, Oct 28 at 10 AM

The debate will include questions from moderator Thom Hallock, host of Mountain Lake Journal, a panel of newspaper and television journalists covering the NY21 campaign, and from viewers.

Mountain Lake PBS has a long tradition of promoting civic engagement through debates and public forums.

There will be no studio audience for the taping of the debate on Tuesday afternoon, but you can watch a live stream of the taping of the debate at 2 PM online at, and on Facebook. The public is encouraged to share their suggestions for questions in the comments below, on Facebook, or using the hashtag #NY21MLPBS



We want to hear from you about what we should ask the three candidates running for Congress in NY 21. Incumbent Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is facing a challenge from Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb, and Green Party candidate Lynn Kahn.   You can share your questions for the candidates for our Mountain Lake PBS debate in the comments below and on social media:

  • Join the discussion on the Facebook
  • Use #NY21MLPBS on Twitter



About Mountain Lake PBS
Mountain Lake PBS serves nearly 4 million people in New York, Vermont, Quebec and Ontario with acclaimed PBS series and award-winning local productions. The Station also provides a host of education and outreach services for learners of all ages, including at least eight hours a day of programming for children.

Mountain Lake PBS’ mission is to inspire and enrich people and communities through meaningful entertainment, education and public engagement.