The state campaigns for President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are hosting debate watch parties on the Peninsula for the two candidates' first debate.
The first of three presidential debates scheduled ahead of the Nov. 6 general election takes place in Denver Wednesday at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.
Both campaigns are hosting watch parties that are open to the public in Newport News and Williamsburg that are open to the public.
Obama campaign watch parties:
Because some of the Obama campaign watch parties are at private residences the campaign is asking that people RSVP for the event they want to attend at http://www.barackobama.com/debate/find-a-debate-party/.
7 p.m. - Organizing for America Newport News Office, 11717 Jefferson Ave
8 p.m. - Private residence, 898 Holbrook Drive, Newport News
6 p.m. Organizing for America Williamsburg Office, 201 Penniman Road
Romney campaign watch parties:
8 p.m. - Newport News Victory Office, 12715 Warwick Blvd.
8 p.m. - College of WIlliam and Mary, 110 Sadler Center, CSU 1872