The debates are going to begin early in the 2nd District. A debate has been scheduled between State Senator Jim Whelan and Assemblyman Vince Polistina. The GOP assemblyman is trying to unseat Whelan in a race Republicans are circling across the state as one to watch. The debate will take place on Sept. 15 at the Dane hall Center for the Performing Arts in Atlantic City. Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford is running as an Independent but decided not to run this year.