The debate between U.S. Rep Jim Himes (D-4th) and Steve Obsitnik (R), set for today, Sunday, Oct. 28, at 4 at the Clune Center at Wilton High School has been canceled.

The campaigns of Mr. Obsitnik and Mr. Himes released this statement today:

"Due to inclement weather from Hurricane Sandy the League of Women Voters has canceled this afternoon's debate. Our nation benefits from vigorous exchanges of ideas so voters may select the best leaders for our nation and our district. However, on this day ensuring the safety of our families and communities is the top priority. We encourage everyone to stay informed, prepared and safe throughout the days ahead. A reminder to please bring in lawn signs as a safety precaution."