UNION - The first and only lieutenant governor debate will take place tonight at Kean University and can be seen only on News 12 New Jersey.

Incumbent Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will square off against Democratic challenger Milly Silva in the only contest to be held prior to the election in November.

Guadagno has been in office for four years and is the only person to have held the position. Silva is considered a tough labor leader.

The debate will be moderated by News 12 New Jersey's Luke Margolis and begins at 7 p.m. only on News 12 New Jersey.