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Schuette & Whitmer Agree To Two Debates

Gretchen Whitmer, Bill Schuette
Gretchen Whitmer, Bill Schuette

Michigan gubernatorial candidates Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer will hold two televised debates in October, both campaigns announced on Friday.

The first debate will take place at WOOD-TV, the NBC affiliate in Grand Rapids. It will happen Friday, October 12 7:00-8:00 p.m. The moderator is WOOD-TV political reporter Rick Albin.

The second debate will occur at WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. It will happen Wednesday, October 24 8:00-9:00 p.m. The moderators will be WDIV-TV news anchors Kimberly Gill and Devin Scillian. 

Both debates will include opening and closing statements and questions determined by the moderators.

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