Bacon and Eastman to debate on NET October 7

Don Bacon (photo courtesy office of Don Bacon) and Kara Eastman (photo courtesy Eastman campaign)
September 22, 2020 - 5:29pm

Republican Representative Don Bacon and Democrat Kara  Eastman have agreed to debate on NET. The candidates for the Omaha-area Second District Congressional seat will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7 for the debate. NET will carry it live statewide on NET Television and Radio, and will stream it live at

The race between Bacon and Eastman is a rematch between the Republican congressman, who’s seeking a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives, and his Democratic challenger, who narrowly lost to Bacon two years ago.

In addition to the Bacon-Eastman debate, NET has previously announced First District Republican Representative Jeff Fortenberry and his Democratic challenger, state Senator Kate Bolz, will debate at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12. The debate will also be broadcast on NET Television and Radio, and will stream live on 



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