Press Release: ABU Finalizes 2016 Debate Series

The ABU Education Fund, an affiliate of the Alliance for a Better Utah, has finalized the details for its upcoming debate series, a collaboration with the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society. This biennial debate series is an opportunity for leaders to engage with the public and express their views on important issues before the upcoming general elections.

The ABU Education Fund extended debate invitations to the candidates in four House Districts, one School Board District, and to the gubernatorial candidates.

Debates will be live-streamed on Facebook Live through the Alliance for a Better Utah and will be broadcast by KCPW. Podcasts of the debates will also be available on KCPW’s website.

The following debates have been confirmed and scheduled:

Lisa Cummins & Erin Preston – School District 11

Tuesday, October 11, 2016– Daybreak Community Center

Meeting Room C, 4544 Harvest Moon Dr., South Jordan, UT 84095

Robert Spendlove & Zach Robinson – House District 49

Wednesday, October 12, 2016– Eastmont Middle School

10100 S 1300 E, Sandy, UT 84094

Karen Kwan & Macade Jensen – House District 34

Thursday, October 13, 2016– Baymont Inn & Suites

4465 Century Dr. W, Murray, UT 84123

Bruce Cutler & Christine Passey – House District 44

Monday, October 17, 2016– Fairfield Inn & Suites

594 W 4500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Debates will be held in-district and are scheduled for one hour, from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, followed by a half-hour “Candidate Meet-and-Greet.”

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