Arizona PBS to host Gubernatorial debate Sept. 24

Gubernatorial candidates debate the issues on Arizona PBS

PHOENIX – (Sept. 20, 2018)

WHAT:  Arizona PBS’s Emmy Award-winning news and public affairs program, “Arizona Horizon” will host a Clean Elections debate featuring three candidates vying for the Governor of Arizona seat. Candidates will debate issues related to the economy, education, taxes and more.

WHO: Arizona PBS will showcase three of the candidates competing in the Nov. 6 Arizona general election:

  • Doug Ducey – incumbent (Republican)
  • David Garcia – former teacher at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU (Democrat)
  • Angel Torres – member and union steward for Teamsters Local 104 (Green)

“Arizona Horizon” host Ted Simons will moderate the debate.

WHEN:  Monday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. (candidates arrive at approximately 4:30 p.m.), live on “Arizona Horizon”

WHERE:  Arizona PBS studios, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, Studio A, sixth floor (light rail accessible from Van Buren Street stop).

A media room will be set aside where credentialed members of the media can view the debate. Photo opportunities, as well as audio and video feeds for media, will be made available. Candidates may make themselves available for interviews following the debate.

The public can watch the debate live on “Arizona Horizon” on Arizona PBS at 5:30 p.m., with encore presentations at 10 p.m. and at 7 p.m. on Arizona PBS World Channel (8.3) – or the following day on our website www.azpbs.org/horizon or our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/azpbs.

The Citizens Clean Elections Act, passed by voters in 1998, is administered by a five member, non-partisan Commission. The Act established a system for voter education, clean funding for candidate campaigns and campaign finance enforcement. The purpose of the Act is to restore citizen participation and confidence in our political system, improve the integrity of Arizona State government and promote freedom of speech under the U.S. and Arizona Constitutions.

All Arizona PBS 2018 debates are available here.

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