Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio are set to face off for their first televised debate Tuesday night. With de Blasio ahead by as many as 40 points in recent polls, it will take a complete meltdown from de Blasio for Lhota to have any chance of becoming the next mayor of NYC.

Tuesday night's debate, which will be broadcast live on channel 7 at 7pm, will be crucial for Lhota if he expects to have any chance in the Nov. 5 election. There are two more debates scheduled after tonight's debate for Oct. 22 and Oct. 29.

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