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Second televised Louisiana governor's debate airing tonight on LPB

Posted at 10:20 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 22:50:54-04

Louisiana Public Broadcasting and the Council for a Better Louisiana will present the second televised governor's debate on Thursday from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. from UL's Angelle Hall.

Participating candidates are incumbent Governor John Bel Edwards, U.S. Representative Ralph Abraham, and Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone.

The debate will be broadcast statewide on LPB and in New Orleans on WYES and WLAE. It will also be streamed at and on public radio stations.

Debate moderators Beth Courtney, President of LPB, and Barry Erwin, President of CABL will be joined by a panel of distinguished journalists who will pose questions to the candidates. Journalists are: Mark Ballard, The Advocate; Greg Hilburn, USA Today Network; and Natasha Williams, LPB. Candidate-to-candidate questions will also be allowed.

For more information, contact Barry Erwin at 225-344-2225 or Katherine Scherer at 225-767-4274.

KATC will have a recap of the debate and more stories on our 10 p.m. newscast. Watch that livestream below.