Candidates for governor of Oklahoma set two October debates

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report

Published: 20-Aug-2010

The campaigns for Republican gubernatorial nominee Mary Fallin and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jari Askins are jointly announcing they have agreed to two presidential-style campaign debates.

The first debate will be sponsored and hosted by the University of Central Oklahoma on October 19, 2010.  The Tulsa Metro Chamber will sponsor the second debate on October 28, 2010 on the campus of Oklahoma State University-Tulsa.  Both debates will begin at 7:00 p.m. and last for one hour. The debates will be open to every media outlet in the state, and they will be the only two debates between the candidates for governor.

Details on the format and production of each debate will be announced at a later time and are to be determined by the debate sponsors.