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.”