Eight’s Arizona Horizon hosts District 7 Democratic candidate debate – July 17

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Eight’s award-winning public affairs program features open discussion with election candidates

WHAT: Eight, Arizona PBS’ Emmy award-winning public affairs program Arizona Horizon will showcase a debate featuring the democratic candidates running for election in Congressional District Seven to replace retiring Congressman Ed Pastor, July 17 at 5:30 p.m. on Eight HD. The open discussion will cover topical issues relevant to congress and the district.

WHO:  Eight, Arizona PBS will introduce the four candidates striving to represent Arizona’s Congressional District Seven, including former county supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox, former state lawmaker Ruben Gallego, community activist Jarrett Maupin and educator Randy Camacho.

WHERE: Eight, Arizona PBS Studio B, 6th Floor, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004. (Light Rail accessible from Van Buren stop).

WHEN:  Thursday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m., live on Arizona Horizon

A media room will be set aside where credentialed members of the media can view the debate, and photo opportunities will be available.

The public can watch the debate live on Arizona Horizon on Eight HD at 5:30 p.m., with encore presentations at 10 p.m. on Eight HD, and at 7 p.m. on Eight World – or the following day on our website www.azpbs.org/horizon or our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/azpbs.

Media Contact:  Colleen O’Donnell Pierce
[email protected]
(602) 496-0579
(602) 478-3867 (cell)
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