Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat representing Maine’s 1st Congressional District, and Republican challenger Ed Thelander are set to meet on the debate stage at 8 p.m. on Wednesday night.

The debate, hosted by the Portland Press Herald and Maine Public, will be moderated by Maine Public reporter Jennifer Rooks, and is expected to last an hour.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.