Bacon and Eastman to Debate on NET October 7

Sept. 22, 2020, 5:29 p.m. ·

Don Bacon (photo courtesy office of Don Bacon) and Kara Eastman (photo courtesy Eastman campaign)

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